Get Hands-on Training for Your New Career


If you're into cars, it's time to put yourself in the driver's seat of your career. The Caliber Technician Apprentice Program is a free, hands-on auto body technician training program. They will match you with an experienced technician in a Caliber Collision center so you can learn new skills– while also getting paid.  

TAP program benefits include:  

  • No-cost 10-12 months of hands-on collision repair training vs. 1-2 years in school programs 
  • Competitive wages during your free auto body technician apprenticeship training 
  • Potential to earn higher than the average four-year bachelor's degree graduate* with $70,000+ per year earning potential after completing the apprenticeship program 
  • 15% more earning** potential than the industry average post-apprenticeship 
  • A purpose-driven, team-driven culture that supports you reaching your full potential
  • Training and career advancement opportunities located throughout the U.S. at over 1,500 locations
  • Day-one benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Opportunities to advance your career like many of our most senior leaders who started as body technicians 


    *Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 2020. 
    **Source: 2021 ERI Compensation Survey. 


    What can you expect to learn and experience at the Caliber centers? 

    • A company built by techs, for techs who understand the needs of auto body technicians
    • Work in a collaborative, supportive team environment with a strong teammate-focused culture
    • Learn the latest in automotive technology advancements, such as Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (collision avoidance or traffic sensors)
    • Safe and engaging work environment using state-of-the-art equipment and quality materials
    • Industry-leading best practices and receive company-paid collision repair training, such as I-CAR certifications
    • Repair planning and safety practices
    • Replacement and alignment of bolt-on panels
    • Plastic bumper and steel panel repair
    • Disassembly and reassembly of parts, trim and hardware
    • Corrosion protection, seam sealing and foams replacement
    • MIG welding and spot welding on steel panels
    • Removal and replacement of weld-on panels
    • Frame set-up and light sheet metal structural pulls
    • Electrical and mechanical repair basics 


          Caliber's purpose is Restoring the Rhythm of Your Life®, and industry peers respect our highly skilled teammates for their talents and quality of work. Our goal is to create a workplace where everyone is valued, continually trained and recognized for their contributions to the team and their communities. Caliber truly believes when we invest in people, all boats rise. Ready to start the Technician Apprentice Program and join the Caliber team? Get started now.  

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