- Micro Tech
Gerber Collision & Glass Introduces Micro Automotive Repair Technician
Gerber Collision, offers the most advanced 8-week PAID training program backed by I-CAR accredited courses. For approved applicants, Gerber will invest in your training to learn entry-level auto skills such as plastic repairs, repair planning, removal & installation of parts to fast-track your certification as an entry-level Micro Repair Technician.
Based on your progress after 6 to 12 months as a Micro Tech, you will then have the opportunity to move into Gerber's industry-leading TDP (Technician Development Program) with paid on-the-job training for another 12 months towards becoming a graduate - Auto Body Repair Technician potentially earning a six-figure salary based on your performance.
No experience is required for the entry-level Micro tech, all training is provided during the certification program, followed by ongoing "on-the-job training and upskill career progression programs". During the training, you will be able to take part in various trade-based, personal, and basic business development short courses providing a foundation for the further development of your career.
What new skills you will learn?
- Repair Planning & Blueprinting
- Vehicle Disassembly & Assembly
- Plastic Welding & Heat Manipulation
- Parts Sanding & Preparation
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Who We Are
Gerber Collision and Glass have been building careers and providing the highest standard of service to customers for over 80 years. A part of the Boyd group that has a footprint of 850 sites across the USA and Canada.
We need Trainees - No Experience
No experience is needed and all training is provided via our various micro-training programs that best suit your ability and career goals. Training programs start at 12 weeks and provide the foundation for a secure and rewarding career path and the ability to continue your learning journey with ongoing training to develop new skills.
Integrating Technology - Key Examples
Gerber is focused on integrating key advanced technologies within our Micro Tech training that provides our trainees a platform to use these digital tools and adopt the changing dynamics of the smart car systems manufacturers use today. Our investment and dedication to new technology and innovation are at the forefront of our culture, making an introduction to technology the first step in our trainee career journey.
What you will do:
- Physical Work: Lifting plastic car parts and sanding parts
- Taking parts off vehicles and tagging
- Plastic welding using a fuse welding gun and plastic rods
- Use equipment such as sanders, air tools, hot air welders & spray guns.
- Stand for long periods working on parts and cars
- Use mobile/tablet to enter job numbers and part images
- Identify plastic and part imperfections via visual & hand inspection techniques
- May need to work independently and within a team
- Work within a workshop environment with some noise
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