Monday, January 31, 2011

Pennco Tech: Do what you love with our Automotive Body & Paint Technician program!

Do you have a knack for working on vehicles?  Is fixing up your car a relaxing hobby for you?  With training from Pennco Tech, you can literally do what you love. 

The Automotive Body & Paint Technician program can train you in welding, hand and power tools, plastics, metalwork, finishing, and body and glass repairs.  To prepare you with professional skills, Pennco Tech can also train you in customer service, damage estimation and billing.

What do automotive body and paint technicians need to be proficient in? 

·         Electrical systems
·         Computerized engine controls
·         Fuel systems
·         Front and rear axles
·         Alignment
·         Transmission
·         Engine disassembly

What are the perks of being an automotive body and paint technician?  You get paid to do what you enjoy most! You can work on cars to remove dents, replace damaged parts, and touch up paint chips and scratches.  If a car is severely damaged, you could check to see if there is structural damage by measuring the frame of the car.

Automotive body and paint technicians also enjoy flexible work hours, varied work assignments and the opportunity to start their own business!

Becoming an automotive body and paint technician can also lead to a variety of employment opportunities. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, automotive body and paint technicians held about 185,900 jobs in 2008.  Sixty-two percent of automotive technicians worked in repair and maintenance shops, 17 percent worked for automobile dealerships and 12 percent were self-employed. 

So, go ahead, do what you love in life! If you love working on cars, turn your hobby into a rewarding career with Pennco Tech!