Around the country, employers in the collision repair industry are facing a skills gap when it comes to hiring new technicians for their teams. These careers demand a combination of hands-on skills and artistic talents, which isn’t an easy combination to find in the workforce today.
Fortunately, if doing bodywork and performing custom paint jobs sounds like the way you’d like to make your living, take advantage of the tens of thousands of jobs* projected to open around the country in this field and get skills-focused training at Lincoln Tech! Several Lincoln Tech campuses across the country have programs that can help you build in-demand collision repair and refinishing skills and Lincoln’s Grand Prairie, Texas campus now offers the program in a convenient, flexible Blended Learning format.
Blended Learning Adds Convenience to Collision Repair Career Training
Blended Learning programs allow you to complete some of your coursework online from home, and then spend your time on-campus getting hands-on experience in fully-functioning collision repair bays and airbrush paint booths. If you work during the day or have other commitments, you can still pursue a rewarding, exciting new career in the collision repair field. Blended Learning allows you to train on a schedule that works for you!
The added flexibility of Blended Learning allows even the busiest students to complete the program and earn their diploma in less than two years.** Lincoln Tech campuses were recently selected by I-CAR – the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair – to host collision repair classes, and Lincoln has supported I-CAR on a number of activities in recent years.
The collision repair industry gives qualified technicians the chance to combine hands-on skills with artistic flair. It’s also becoming a popular career choice for women. If you’re a car lover looking for a path to a bright new future, this is an industry to check out! Put the convenience of a blended online career training platform to work for you when you train at Lincoln Tech.
* Source: careeronestop.org for the years 2016-2026.
** Time to graduation varies based on schedule selected.