Automotive Restoration Program

Automotive restoration training student sanding the body of a classic car
Get the skills to take your passion for classic cars to the next level

18 Month Classic Car & Vintage Restoration Career Training Program

Turn your interest in classic cars into a lifelong career.

If you already enjoy restoring and working with classic cars and vintage automobiles, the Classic Car Restoration training program at Ohio Technical College can help you gain real-world skills that can translate into a great career. This program emphasizes the history and tradition behind classic car restoration, while also teaching students more about today’s modern automotive technologies.

Your Training Will Include:

  • » Engine/Drivetrain Restoration
  • » Metalworking & Welding
  • » Trim & Upholstery
  • » Chassis, Suspension & Brake Restoration
  • » Painting & Refinishing
  • » Final Assembly & Detailing
  • » Electrical Systems
  • » Ignition, Fuel & Exhaust Systems


Within the growing field of classic and antique car restoration, professionals with a comprehensive and practical education can go far.

To help you gain the hands-on skills you can use in your future career, students in this program work with several late-model cars such as a ’57 Chevy, ’64 Pontiac GTO, ’54 Dodge Royale, ’70 Dodge Charger, ’72 Dodge Challenger and a ’68 Mercury Cougar.

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.

If you’re ready to gain specialized knowledge and expertise in the car restoration field, OTC can help you get started. If working with classic cars is one of your favorite interests, why not turn it into your career?

Contact OTC today and get the classic car restoration training you need for your future!

Our Associate of Applied Science in Classic Car Restoration Technology adds an academic component to automotive restoration. It’s a comprehensive program designed for students with a passion for classic and muscle car restoration.

Is Professional Automotive Restoration Training Right For You? Get More Info…

For more information on automotive restoration 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.