This comprehensive program is designed to allow students to let their imagination and creativity run to create custom vehicles. This course was created for students who are interested in pursuing a career in the specialty industries of classic car restoration, street rods, customs and concept vehicles. Students will learn to plan and design their custom project and create real-world estimates. Then students will learn fabrication techniques, make external body modifications and modify the suspension system. Other areas of instruction will include mobile electronics, paint and refinishing, custom paint and graphics, interior modifications and engine and drive train modifications. The course provides the fundamental core skills as well an advanced skill so that students can continue on to careers in the vehicle customizing, restoration, collision repair, custom paint, and mobile electronics industries.
This Rod and Custom, Restoration Technology program will also focus on engine and drive train restoration, ignition, fuel and exhaust systems, metalworking, upholstery and trim restoration, welding, damage repair, suspension and chassis restoration, painting and refinishing. Students are prepared for entry level positions as restoration technician, auto body/collision repair and refinishing technician, fabricator, service writer, service and parts manager, service manager, specialty shop technician, repair business owner and welder.
CLASSIC CAR RESTORATION, STREET RODS, HOT RODS & CUSTOM VEHICLES
Pursue a career in the specialty industries of classic cars, street rods, hot rods and custom vehicles. Students will plan and design their custom project, learn fabrication techniques, make external body modifications and modify the suspension system.
HANDS ON TRAINING
Training and instruction will include electricity, electronics, paint and refinishing, welding, metal working, custom paint and graphics, interior modifications, engine and drivetrain modifications. To finish the project vehicles, students will perform interior modifications including upholstery, then perform final assembly tasks and detail the vehicle for delivery.
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As a graduate of this Associate of Applied Science Degree program, you’ll enter the industry with the confidence of obtaining a career degree after receiving personal guidance from Ohio Technical College instructors who are all industry-experienced professionals!