Are you looking for a career where you don’t have to do the same thing every day? Then the Collision Repair Program is for you! In a little over 6 months you can gain hands-on training for a rewarding career in the auto body and paint industry. Students will receive training in skills involving damage and repair and painting. This program focuses on panel installation, refinishing, frame straightening, and painting. You’ll see sparks fly when you work with TIG and MIG welding equipment and plasma cutters. Emphasis is placed on new tools, techniques, and processes in the field of auto refinishing.
Receive your auto body and paint training from Pennco Tech. With campuses in Blackwood, New Jersey, and Bristol, Pennsylvania, our program helps students prepare for a career in the automotive repair industry. From learning computerized mixing and matching to digital imaging and bodywork, we can help you put your eye for detail and craftsmanship to good use in a future career.
When a damaged vehicle is brought into the shop, the body and paint repair technician is there to pick up the pieces. Whether it’s in for minor paint scratches or damage from a collision, professionals in this field help restore vehicles to showroom quality with a high level of precision. Auto body and paint technicians are responsible for a variety of tasks, such as:
TRAIN AS A COLLISION REPAIR 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
When students graduate from Pennco Tech, they’re able to skillfully diagnose and repair body and fender damage, and restore the paint to a perfect shine. More than just an auto painting school, our program helps you learn how to achieve professional-quality results in an engaging, positive atmosphere. Successful graduates of this program may be eligible to take the industry-recognized certification test sponsored by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).
NOTE: A high school diploma, GED, or equivalent is required for admission to this program.
The automotive industry is a dynamic field with many opportunities for success. While most paint and body technicians work in an auto body shop, others are directly employed by automotive dealers. Alumni from our auto body certification program have found several rewarding positions, including:
At Pennco Tech, we take pride in our history of student achievement and high job placement rates. Once you’ve completed our program and are ready to show off your skills to a prospective employer, our Career Services department is ready to help you every step of the way. They can help you create a resume, prepare for interviews, and connect you with our local and national employers for job opportunities.
Take steps today to prepare for your future with our Collision Repair Program. Learn more about our affordable tuition rates and opportunities for financial aid for those who qualify and invest in your future at Pennco Tech. Contact us today to learn more about enrolling in the program and schedule a tour at our Bristol, Pennsylvania campus, or Blackwood, New Jersey campus.
Collision Repair Technician
Auto Body Technician
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
Auto Parts Seller
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., Collision Repair Program
“I really enjoyed the auto body course. It was very interesting, and it will provide a rewarding future for me.”Gus H., Collision Repair Program
“The autobody and paint instructors are highly knowledgeable.”Victor S., Collision Repair Program