Pennco Tech’s Automotive Body & Paint Technician training program covers a wide variety of skills through hands-on practice and demonstration. As an auto body and paint tech student, you can learn fundamentals of welding, hand and power tools, plastics, metalwork and finishing, body repairs, and glass repair and replacement.

We also help you become a more well-rounded auto body repair technician by focusing on customer service aspects such as damage estimation, billing and more.

Our auto body and paint training helps get you ready for an entry-level position with auto body shops, car dealerships, automotive auction houses and more. Auto body technicians are always in demand because there are always people making insurance claims for damage from accidents, vandalism, storms and theft.

If you’re interested in automotive painting schools and are ready to attend a quality auto body repair school in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, learn more about course schedules and availability for Pennco Tech’s Automotive Body & Paint Technician program.

Automotive Body & Paint Technician Careers

If your passion is restoring the automotive function and aesthetics of vehicles, a role as a body and paint technician could be an ideal career path!

As an auto body and paint technician you can support a variety of duties, including:*

  • Applying new finish to restored body parts
  • Inspecting cars for structural damages
  • Preparing cost estimates
  • Reviewing damage reports
  • Much more!

Job Outlook
The current average auto body repair technician salary is $37,680. Auto body certification and formal training in automotive body repair and refinishing, and in collision repair can enhance your search for auto body tech jobs.*

*BLS.gov