If your passion is restoring the automotive function and aesthetics of vehicles, a role as an Automotive Body & Paint Technician could be an ideal career path! Pennco Tech’s Automotive Body & Paint Technician Program is designed for students who want to enter this growing field. Just like our diesel mechanic courses, classes are a combination of classroom instruction coupled with hands-on automotive technology training.
When accidents happen, car owners need an experienced automotive body repair technician to restore their vehicle to look and drive like new again. Pennco Tech’s Automotive Body & Paint Technician Program we’ll help you gain a mastery of auto body construction, dent repair, surface preparation, paint matching, structural repair, refinishing, and welding. We help prepare students with the training and hands-on experience they need to qualify for entry-level opportunities in the field.
TRAIN AS AN AUTOMOTIVE BODY & PAINT TECHNICIAN GET INVOLVED IN A GROWING INDUSTRY
Projected to Grow 4%
Over 177,100 new jobs
projected from 2018-2028
Average salary of
$41,330 per year
$19.87 per hour
At Pennco Tech’s Automotive Body & Paint Technician Program, students learn welding procedures, diagnostic and repair procedures, body part alignment processes, metal finishing/shrinking/filling techniques, auto body electrical wiring systems, body section replacement, and structural sectioning practices, body damage estimating techniques, auto body construction methods, paint color application skills, and body shop practices.
Upon completing the program, students are proficient in a variety of automotive collision techniques and will have the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain, repair, and diagnose body and fender repairs. They will be proficient at all aspects of preparation and painting, including computerized mixing and matching, damage estimation, creating computerized reports and digital imaging.Read More >>
As an Automotive Body & Paint Technician, you can support a variety of duties, including:
Want to be a step ahead of the competition? You can also develop skills essential to the job, such as assisting in customer service areas like damage estimates and billing.
Collision Repair Technician
Auto Body Technician
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
Auto Parts Sales
Used Car Reconditioner
“Best school ever, had the best experience, best teachers. Very motivating, encouraging, knowledgeable and everything is hands on. I loved my classes, wanted to be there every day and I was helped with anything I needed. I applied my art skills with this field of study, and I feel like I found my calling thanks to this school. So welcoming, made me feel right at home and made me feel like family. Thank you so much!!”Julio A., Automotive Body & Paint Technician Program
“I really enjoyed the auto body course. It was very interesting, and it will provide a rewarding future for me.”Gus H., Automotive Body & Paint Technician Program
“The autobody and paint instructors are highly knowledgeable.”Victor S., Automotive Body & Paint Technician Program