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Tuesday, 30 November 2021 08:21

TSTC Students Secure Jobs Before Graduation in Auto Collision Field

Travis Hanson practices painting in a booth in the auto collision and management technology program at Texas State Technical College in Waco, TX. Travis Hanson practices painting in a booth in the auto collision and management technology program at Texas State Technical College in Waco, TX. TSTC photo

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...an associate of applied science degree in auto collision and management technology-repair specialization and a certificate of completion in auto collision refinishing at TSTC. Escamilla is a candidate for graduation in December.

 

Escamilla will move up to full-time work after graduating this semester. He said he is glad he did not have to relocate to work.

 

“I’ve always been interested in cars and working on them,” he said.

 

Escamilla said students entering the program should have an interest in vehicles, be confident and not be afraid. He said students can be successful in the profession when they follow instructions and use the right techniques to make repairs.

 

Automotive body and related repairers in Texas can make a yearly median salary of more than $43,000, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s CareerOneStop website. More than 13,000 workers will be needed by 2028, according to the website.

 

TSTC’s fall 2021 commencement will be held at 10 a.m. Dec. 11 at The BASE at the Extraco Events Center in Waco.

 

Registration continues for the spring semester. For more information, go to tstc.edu.

 

Source: TSTC 

 

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