Coin and Vending Machine Repairers


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Coin and Vending Machine Repairers

Coin and Vending Machine Repairers - Preparation

To work as a coin and vending machine repairer, you typically need to:

  • have a high school diploma or equivalent; and
  • complete short-term, on-the-job training.

Education after high school

No formal education beyond high school is required. However, some coin and vending machine repairers complete a formal training program in electronics. Professional-technical schools and two-year colleges offer these programs. You earn a certificate or associate degree when you complete the program.

 

On-the-job training

Most coin and vending machine repairers learn their skills on the job from an experienced repairer. In general, you begin as a helper. As you gain experience you work on more complex tasks. Training includes:

 

  • filling machines;
  • making repairs; and
  • providing customer service.

The length of training varies by employer. It generally lasts about one month.

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.