High School Instructors

We share a common goal of educating today’s youth and creating the technicians of tomorrow.  We greatly value your contribution to the development of our students and the role you play in shaping their lives.  As a partner in education, we are here to offer help in any way we can.

The 2018 Summer Training Seminar

June 26-27, 2018

To Register, please download and complete this form:   2018 Seminar Registration Form

Agenda for the Training Seminar: Click HERE

Welcome to the Ohio Technical College Summer Instructor Seminar.  This June, we are offering you an exciting and productive opportunity to receive 16 hours of update technical / subject training to help fulfill instructors’ annual educational requirements.

Highlights of the year’s training:

Our Powersports Technology Group will provide dynamic hands-on training and materials for all participants. Sessions will include OTC’s aftermarket partner’s technical presentations and hands-on learning opportunities from companies such as Millennium Technologies, Wiseco, Cometic and more. Participants will learn about the special needs of PowerSport vehicles, engine component design and modern cylinder composition and plating technologies.

S&S Cycle authorized instructor will present exciting V-Twin product innovations and engineering and design solutions from S&S Cycle.  PowerSport attendees will be among the first visitors to the PowerSport Institute’s newly renovated Lakeside Learning Center, now part of OTC’s main campus.

In our Diesel Technology Department, cutting-edge technology used in the industry prevails. OTC instructors will provide a “hands-on” session with Bruce Ammaker’s Turbo Training a specialized training in 6.7L Powerstroke tuning and diagnostics.  Sean Bennett, Author College Diesel technology textbook author will host a roundtable meeting to discuss today’s diesel technology execution and relevance in the classroom.

Custom Paint will hone your painting skills if you attend sessions by our own in-house instructors. Standard, advanced and pin striping will be offered by two of America’s most talented and influential instructors.

The Rod & Custom and Classic Car Restoration Technology Departments are offering basic upholstery techniques including seat cover creation and restoration. Presta Products will offer training on paint correction and the use of a cutting-edge Teflon-infused paint protectant.

The Collision Technology Department, along with representatives from the collision industry will provide technical hands-on MIG welding training. Additionally, ICAR Trainers will offer Collision Training featuring current mechanical electrical vehicle interfacing.  Presta Products will offer training on paint correction and the use of a cutting-edge Teflon-infused paint protectant.

Automotive and High-Performance Departments: Bosch will kick off the Automotive Department technical training with Scan Tool Diagnostic capability and updated enhancements. Seminars will also include modern piston and gasket technology, manufacturing and R&D. Special guest Mr. James Halderman, Author of Automotive Technology used in OTC’s Automotive and High Performance, Restoration Curriculum, will speak about “Automotive Update-2018”. This seminar includes updated information on engine oil (SAE 0W-16), coolant and refrigerant as well as telematics and autonomous vehicles. Mr. Halderman will distribute materials to help instructors in the classroom.

ATG will conduct an exciting class titled Advanced Drivability Diagnostic Strategies. This full day training will highlight the diagnostic process, cylinder contribution, ignition and exhaust testing, adaptive fuel control and other base engine and breathing studies with all efficiency and testing parameters. ATG will teach the most current technologies.

BMW – Take an inside look at the world’s foremost automotive technology with BMW courses. OTC’s BMW STEP instructors will teach advanced BMW charging system technology/ networking (8 hours) and BMW cylinder head technology (8 hours).

The Welding Technology Department will offer attendees a tour of Lincoln Electric’s new $30 million Welding and Technology Center headquartered in Cleveland (limited to 20 guests). There will be a presentation including information on the latest technology available for welding schools. All guests must wear long pants and closed toe shoes. Lincoln requires the names of all visitors prior to the tour allowing time to print name cards and facility passes.

Airgas will provide several Welding-Industry presentations. Seminar 1 is titled Proper P.P.E. usage (personal protection equipment) and its relevance in the modern welding industry. A Norton representative will instruct a class on grinding practices, products and safety. The Hypertherm company representative will instruct on cutting equipment, products and practices. Additionally, instructors will receive hands on training in their options of MIG, TIG, & STICK welding. All welding guests must wear long pants and closed toe shoes for both days of training.

More information to follow!  Please check back for updated information. 

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Articulation with Ohio Technical College

An Articulation Agreement with Ohio Technical College is a written agreement listing courses from a technical program that are recognized by the college for student articulation and tuition credit.

In order to receive an Articulation Agreement with Ohio Technical College, the school must mail a copy of the curriculum for the program in which they are requesting articulation with in addition to copies of any ASE/NATEF or I-CAR certifications held.

Please contact your Admissions Representative or Bob Fitzgerald at Ohio Technical College if you have any additional questions regarding Articulation Agreements.  1-800-322-7000 ext 149.