Get Hands-On Training For

Your New Career

Get Hands-On Training For

Your New Career

Create a High-Paying Career Faster Than You Can Earn a 4-Year Degree

If you’re already into cars, it’s time to put yourself in the driver’s seat of your career. The Technician Apprentice Program is a free, hands-on auto body technician training program that teams you with an experienced technician in a Caliber Collision center to take your skills to the next level – while also getting paid. Together we can live our purpose of Restoring the Rhythm of Your Life® and help people get back on the road safely.

Perks of your new career at Caliber

  • Earn 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 industry average post-apprenticeship

  • Purpose-driven, team-driven culture that supports you to reach your full potential

  • No-cost 10-12 months of hands-on collision repair training vs. 1-2 years at school programs

  • Training and career advancement opportunities located throughout the U.S. at over 1,400 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.

You will be required to reimburse Caliber for estimated TAP training costs if you voluntarily terminate your employment with Caliber before the one-year anniversary of your graduation from the technician apprentice program.

What to expect

In the Shop:

  • Work in a collaborative, supportive team environment with a strong teammate-focused culture

  • Learn the latest in automotive technology advancements, such as Advance Driver-Assistance Systems (collision avoidance or traffic sensors)

  • Safe and engaging work environment using state-of-the-art equipment and quality materials

  • Learn industry-leading best practices and receive company-paid collision repair training, such as I-CAR certifications

Technical Training: 

  • 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

What is the Caliber difference?

Caliber’s purpose is Restoring the Rhythm of Your Life®, and our highly skilled teammates are respected 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. We truly believe that when we invest in our people, all boats rise.

Ready to start the Technician Apprentice Program and join the Caliber team?