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COLLISION REPAIR APPRENTICESHIP

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COLLISION REPAIR APPRENTICESHIP

Gain confidence, excel in your career

45% Formal training boosts promotion chances by 45% Source: LinkedIn

Acquire skills, knowledge, and hands-on experience in a collaborative work environment, while receiving competitive pay and empowering you to excel in your career.

Career Advancement

RightStart propels collision repair careers with structured advancement paths and specialized training, equipping you for career advancement and leadership opportunities.

Accelerated Learning

Mentorship reinforces your learning, helps you reach your career goals, and equips you with practical knowledge that can’t be found in textbooks or formal training alone.

Comprehensive Training

By blending hands-on experience and personalized mentorship, RightStart equips apprentices with the practical skills and confidence needed for success in collision repair.

Collaborative Workplace

Fostering a supportive, collaborative culture, mentorship brings you a sense of comradery and drives continuous learning.

Leading the Way in Collision Repair Education

Plug into success, with a
proven track record

Here’s why RightStart is the apprenticeship of choice for
aspiring collision repair professionals like you.

80k+

VEHICLES REPAIRED/YR

1400+

DEDICATED TEAM MEMBERS

90+

LOCATIONS ACROSS 10 STATES

30+

TRUSTED BRANDS

#1

INDUSTRY LEADING
CURRICULUM (I-CAR)

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?

Apprentice requirements

RightStart apprentices are eager learners with a strong work ethic and a can-do attitude, always seeking opportunities to apply their knowledge and solve problems. If this sounds like you, apply today.

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  • Positive Attitude and Eagerness to Learn
  • Prior Automotive Experience or Transferable Skills a Plus
  • Dedication and Determination
  • Effective Time Management Skills
  • Transportation and Valid Driver’s License

    Depending on state regulations, applicants may need to apply for a state trainee license within the first week of the apprenticeship program.

  • State Trainee License Application

    Working to get minimum I-CAR Pro Level 1 (Non-Structural Tech) by end of 1st year.


Specialized Apprenticeship Programs

Your pathway to success

The RightStart apprenticeship program provides you with fundamental non-structural training, with the option to progress into our steel structural unibody training.

Non-Structural Apprenticeship

12 Months

Option to Progress

Steel Structural Unibody Apprenticeship

12 Months

*Prerequisite: 1-year Non-Structural Apprenticeship

Stay Connected & Informed with Our Custom App

Track your progress

Effortless Tracking

Our custom-built app empowers you to monitor milestones and learning targets in real-time. This means clearer goals, continuous feedback, and a data-driven approach to your development.

Enhanced Communication

The app fosters direct communication between apprentices, mentors, program directors, and general managers. Get quicker feedback, share updates, and ensure everyone’s on the same page.

Data-Driven Learning

We leverage app data to personalize your learning experience. This allows us to continuously refine learning targets and ensure you’re challenged and supported at every step.

DISCOVER ALL YOU CAN ACHIEVE WITH RIGHTSTART

Your roadmap to success

01

Safety and Compliance

We want every apprentice to be well-versed in safety protocols and industry regulations, prioritizing a safe work environment for everyone.

02

Learn the Business

The collision repair industry is changing rapidly from the claims process to increasing vehicle complexity. Improving efficiency at every level is critical for success.

03

Skills Mastery

We want to equip apprentices with comprehensive knowledge and hands on proficiency in five key areas of non-structural collision repair methods.

04

Quality Workmanship

We want to instill a commitment to delivering high quality repairs, emphasizing attention to detail and precision, with a focus on customer satisfaction. Good enough never is.

05

Materials and Tools

Our goal is to familiarize apprentices with the proper use of tools, equipment, and materials used in the collision repair process, promoting efficiency and effectiveness in their work.

06

Team Collaboration

We want to encourage collaboration and effective communication among apprentices and their colleagues, fostering a positive and productive work environment.

07

Customer Service Excellence

Apprentices need to develop soft skills to interact professionally with customers, providing clear expectations of repairs and ensuring customer satisfaction.

08

Dedicate to Continual Learning

Our goal is to instill a culture of continuous and professional development, motivating each team member to stay updated with industry trends and emerging technologies.

09

Problem Solving and Diagnostic Proficiency

Our goal is to enhance each apprentice’s problem-solving abilities, enabling them to identify and address repair issues effectively, often providing guidance to estimators and repair planners.

10

Career Advancement

We want to provide each apprentice with a pathway to progress in their career, whether through specialization, leadership roles, or further training in collision repair.

Ready to get started? Complete the interest form, and our team will reach out to guide you through the rest.

Questions? We've Got Answers

Frequently asked questions

Your collision repair journey starts here

Ignite your career success

Apply for the RightStart apprenticeship program today and take the first step towards a rewarding and fulfilling career.

  1. 01. Fill out our online interest form.
  2. 02. Once submitted, our team will contact you with next steps.