Automotive Career Training Programs

OTC's Automotive mechanic shop showing cars and hydraulic lifts—this is where the hands-on training for programs occurs.
OTC students receive hands-on training from industry professionals and learn the skills it takes be a professional automotive mechanic

Real Training For the Real World

Ohio Technical College programs provide the hands-on training and support it takes to pursue a rewarding career in modern mechanics. Get personal guidance from industry experts and work directly on the machines you’ll encounter on the job.

Choose from a wide array of technician training programs in automotive, motorcycle, diesel equipment, collision repair and refinishing, classic car restoration, high performance and racing, alternative fuel vehicles, power generator systems, and BMW. Take a look below to explore your training opportunities.

Our Programs

  • Auto Diesel Technology

    The Auto Diesel Technology Program at Ohio Technical College combines diesel technical training with automotive maintenance education.

  • Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology

    Set yourself apart from the crowd with OTC’s ASE/NATEF Automotive Collision Technician Program in Cleveland Ohio.

  • Manufacturer Training

    The Automotive Manufacturer training program at Ohio Tech allows students to train for a rewarding career with world-class manufacturers.

  • Classic Car Restoration Technology

    The Classic Car Restoration training program at Ohio Technical College can help you gain real-world skills that can translate into a great career.

  • Complete Automotive Technology

    Your future as an automotive mechanic begins with Ohio Technical College's Automotive Technology Program.

  • Diesel Equipment Technology

    This specialized program at OTC is designed to teach you what you need to know to succeed as a diesel technology professional.

  • Motorcycle and PowerSports Technology

    The PowerSport Institute is a branch campus of Ohio Technical College dedicated to providing motorcycle mechanics training in Cleveland, Ohio.

  • High Performance and Racing Technology

    If you have a passion for racing, repairing cars or working with intricate engines, our Race Car Technician program may be a perfect fit for you.

  • Rod and Custom Technology

    This program was created for those interested in a career in the industries of street rods, customs and concept vehicles.

  • Welding and Fabrication Technology

    OTC is outfitted with the latest welding equipment. Our professional classes will prepare you for a rewarding career.

Education for Employment 

Not sure what program is right for you?

We can help! A friendly and knowledgeable Admissions Rep would be happy to chat with you and help you explore your career goals to determine the right path.

For more information or to contact an Admissions Rep, fill out the form on the side of the page or call 1-800-322-7000.