Where Can I Study Panel Beating In South Africa

What is a Panel Beating?

Panel beater or panel beater is a term used in some Commonwealth countries to describe a person who restores vehicle bodies to their factory state after having been damaged. In the United States and Canada, the same job is done by an auto body mechanic.

Where Can I Study Panel Beating In South Africa

Panel Beating At Crane Training

CBMT: Panel Beater At Northlink

OBDSA Panel Beating Courses

3 Auto Body Repair Academy

How much does a panel beater earn in South Africa?

According to Indeed.co.za, The average salary for a Panel Beater is R 11 172 per month in South Africa.

What Tools Do Panel Beater Use?

Special equipment examples:

  • Various hammers and dollies are used for planishing.
  • Body files and flippers.
  • Assembly tools such as socket sets, screwdrivers, and spanners.
  • Other hand tools like pliers, tin snips, vise grips, punches, chisels, etc.
  • Hydraulic pushing/pulling devices.
  • Vehicle measuring and aligning devices, or jigs e.g.
  • Vehicle lift hoists.
  • Personal safety equipment such as boots, coveralls, safety glasses, welding helmets, gloves, respirators, and hearing protection.
  • Welding equipment – MIG or TIG.

How much does a qualified panel beater earn in South Africa?

The average panelbeater salary in South Africa is R 210 000 per year or R 108 per hour. Entry-level positions start at R 169 500 per year, while most experienced workers make up to R 300 000 per year.