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VOC - Clearing the Air ABOD 0107

Automotive Collision Repair/Refinish Technician Course

Course details

This course covers how refinishing products affect the environment and how to minimize those effects. Course content includes safe handling, storage, and disposal methods of products containing volatile organic compounds as regulated by GVRD Automotive Refinishing Emission Regulation Bylaw No. 1086, 2008 and GVRD Air Quality Management Bylaw No. 1082, 2008. Training is recognized as an ICBC c.a.r. shop technician upgrade course and counts as four hours towards your accreditation status.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Describe environmental impacts of refinishing materials.
  • Describe provincial regulations regarding volatile organic compounds.
  • Describe handling procedures for refinishing materials.
  • Describe a daily coatings log.
  • Describe a self-inspection checklist.

Effective as of Fall 2016


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