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Automotive Technician Training Resource: Collision Repair Report Launched


Published June 13, 2023

The latest guide aims to present a compelling case for trade careers as a viable alternative to the often exorbitant costs associated with traditional college degrees. By highlighting the financial rewards and personal fulfillment offered by collision repair jobs, The Autobody Source aims to empower individuals to seek new career paths.

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With the average price of college tuition in the United States soaring to nearly $25,000 per year, the new report emphasizes the affordability of trade schools. The report notes that trade school offer a more cost-effective option, with programs ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 for a certificate of completion or trade diploma.

Furthermore, studying in a trade school facilitates expedited entry into the workforce. Most students complete their programs within 12 to 18 months, allowing them to start working and earning money quickly. With paid on-the-job opportunities available during apprenticeships, graduates gain first-hand work experience while earning an actual salary.

The Autobody Source adds that financial prospects in the skilled trades are promising. Boasting competitive starting salaries and the potential for high income, skilled trades people receive compensation commensurate with their experience and skill level.

Moreover, the report emphasizes the inclusivity and abundant job opportunities in the skilled trades. Regardless of gender, ethnicity, or background, this field offers a long-term career path for anyone who has the required skills and training. In fact, industry projections indicate three million job openings in the skilled trades by 2028, underscoring the need for a diverse and talented workforce.

A spokesperson said: “There’s more than one path to success and we firmly believe that being a skilled tradesman is one of the best options. From the abundant job opportunities to the competitive pay, this career choice is definitely worth considering – and the information in our report is proof of that.”


The Autobody Source is the preeminent source of trusted knowledge about all aspects of the collision repair industry. The company has a readership numbering 50,000 that spans North and South America.

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