Riley is looking for a career where he can be hands on and automotive collision repair certainly fits the bill. Heading to Perfect Autobody in Christchurch to find out more, Riley is given a fantastic insight into how cars are assessed to determine if they are repairable, right through to some hands on experience at repairing a section of a damaged bumper himself.
Riley learns the work has become more specialised with the range of modern cars that require specific repair techniques or have particular manufacturer specific repair requirements. With no two accidents the same, every job is different and today is aided by continually changing specialised technology. With a career path that can lead to specialisation, Riley definitely thinks this could be a job for him in the future.