The Fix – The Numbers Are Shaping Up
Training your employees properly is essential for a successful business. It helps to build confidence and a culture that enhances service and appeals to customers.
56% of independent mechanical shops train their technicians 17 hours or more.
58% of mechanical shop owners/managers receive 17 hours or more of training annually.
38% of independent mechanical shops provide more than 17 hours of live training vs. online training.
266,000 mechanical and body repair technicians are employed in U.S. mechanical and body repair shops.
54% of independent collision shops provide 5-10 hours of live training vs. online training.
47% of collision businesses say their biggest challenge is technician shortage.
Sources: AutoInc. and New York Times