The time is now to start or seek a rewarding career that aligns with your passions and aspirations, paving the way for a fulfilling journey ahead. Vehicle complexity and accident rates are increasing daily and the collision repair market is struggling to find employees and unable to replace workers in vital job roles requiring training and experience.

With an array of career opportunities available, the key would be to consider your strengths, interests and long-term goals to find the perfect fit for you. The Collision Repair Education Foundation is committed to supporting every facet of your journey by offering support in career fairs, resources, information and solutions. Discover below the numerous opportunities awaiting to kickstart your career journey today.

career fairs

CREF’s career fairs offer a terrific opportunity for industry employers to connect with the next generation of collision repair professionals. It is a great forum that bridges the gap for networking and engaging to help motivate hundreds of eager students who have become professional entry-level individuals trained and ready to begin their careers.

kick-start your career in collision repair

New beginnings are exciting, whether you’re looking to get a job after graduating or wanting to change careers. Although overwhelming and nerve-wracking, the good news is that it doesn’t need to be that way.

Have you ever considered a career in Collision Repair? It’s exciting, stable, and it pays well. Check out our YouTube channel below for all the reasons why it’s a great idea to start your career in collision repair today!

Sign up for the latest from the Collision Repair Education Foundation.

As we face the challenges of a critical shortage of qualified entry-level collision technicians, there’s never been a better time to take part in CREF.

Creating a Video Resume

The Collision Repair Industry is rapidly evolving, and so are job applications. Paper and digital resumes have been the standard in the industry but video resumes are now becoming a popular option.

Watch this helpful video to see what a video resume is and how to get started for your next career opportunity!

Resources and Tips

Collision careers

Collision Careers is driven by I-CAR, the industry’s leading not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing the information, knowledge and skills required to perform complete, safe and quality repairs and the Collision Repair Education Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting collision repair educational programs, schools, and students to create qualified, entry-level employees and connect them with career opportunities.

Learn how to prepare yourself now for a hands-on career with little to no debt and infinite opportunity.

To find out more ways on how Collision Repair Education can help to support you, contact us.

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