Get the Skills to Be a Professional Automotive Collision Technician

Student using a spray gun to apply a protective coat to a car part.

12 Month* Collision Repair & Finishing Training

Looking for a career in a high-demand, highly rewarding field?

Don’t settle for simple auto body repair training. Set yourself apart from the crowd with OTC’s ASE/NATEF approved Collision Repair & Refinishing training in Ohio.

Have a passion for the creative side of working with cars? Want a career that is in high demand, fulfilling and provides huge opportunities for growth? Combine hands-on work with creativity and custom painting and put yourself in high demand. Our I-CAR-based Collision Repair and Refinishing school provides intense hands-on training.

At OTC’s trade school in Cleveland, you can find a career path suited to your passion. Specialty training includes 12 weeks of Custom Painting and Graphics, making you a valuable collision repair technician in any shop.

Your Training Will Include:

  • » Painting & Refinishing
  • » Non-Structural Analysis & Repair
  • » Structural Analysis & Repair
  • » Welding (MIG, TIG, SMAW)
  • » Mechanical & Electrical Components
  • » Damage Analysis & Professional Estimating
  • » Custom Paint & Graphics


We are not just a collision repair or auto body school. OTC wants you to become specialized today. This comprehensive program allows you to become more versatile, more employable and more valuable to employers.

Are You Career Training Ready? Find Out! Take the Ohio Tech “Technical Career Training Readiness Quiz”

The fun, online quiz takes 2-minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get Your Technical Career Training Readiness score now.

Get started on your path to a rewarding career and live the life you’ve dreamed of today!

This Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree adds the academic component to the Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology program, giving well-rounded professional technicians the background needed for advancement into management.

Is Autobody & Collision Repair Training Right For You? Get More Info…

For more information on autobody & collision repair technician career training and to explore if OTC is right for you, fill out the form on this page.

To speak with a knowledgeable OTC Admissions Advisor right away, call 1-800-322-7000.

* Program length when completed in normal time.