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4 Skills You’ll Master With Collision Repair Technician Training

July 16th, 2019

As the automotive industry thrives, the need for repair and restoration services increases alongside it. While a high school diploma used to be enough to qualify you as a mechanic, today, individuals interested in the automotive industry are required to obtain advanced training. As innovative manufacturers make it possible for drivers to hang on to their ride for an extended number of years, the demand for reliable, trustworthy, and highly-skilled mechanics continues to rise.

Pennco Tech’s automotive technician training program in Camden County provides advanced, hands-on training for electrical systems and circuitry, brakes, power trains, computerized engine diagnostics and more. On the other hand, their Collision Repair technician training program covers welding, hand and power tools, plastics, metalwork and finishing, and body repairs.

Here are four tasks you’ll be able to perform upon completing our Collision Repair Technician program:

How to Apply a New Finish to Restored Body Parts
There are a number of reasons why a client might need a fresh coat of paint on their vehicle. Whether it’s to revitalize a vintage car or to paint an autobody part after an accident, with guidance from our program, you’ll learn how to properly apply a new finish to a vehicle’s body. In addition to restored body parts, you’ll also learn specific techniques for professional exterior autobody painting. Explore the infographic below as we showcase a project from our program:

How to Inspect a Car for Structural Damage
Understanding the structure of a car is the best way to identify when something is off. As an automotive expert, you’ll be able to detect issues with the body and frame of a vehicle and determine the best solution for repairing it.

How to Repair or Patch Dents, Dimples, and Other Minor Body Damage to the body
As long as drivers are on the road, the need for basic body work will never fade. Drivers may not be aware of the dents and dimples that surround the exterior of their vehicle. With careful examination, you’ll be able to uncover seemingly insignificant dimples and blemishes and repair them with ease.

How to Fit, Attach, and Weld Replacement Parts into Place
Precision and skill are just two of the qualities needed for successfully fitting replacement parts on a vehicle, and you’ll master that at Pennco Tech. You’ll learn how to properly secure replacement parts so that they seamlessly fit together.

If your passion lies in the components of a four-wheel, engine-powered machine, getting advanced, in-depth training will help you tackle any job that comes your way. With automotive tech school training in Camden County, NJ, you’ll receive the training you need to embark on a successful career in the automotive industry.

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