when I grow up
When I Grow Up – Student Potential Discovery

Ask a child what they want to be when they grow up and you’ll receive a variety of answers: firefighter, doctor, astronaut, teacher, superhero. But what about those of us who have struggled throughout our lives trying to find our calling: the career path that would be both satisfying and help us pay the bills? […]

BMW STEP Program
Landing a Job with BMW after Graduating from Ohio Technical College

Few automotive manufacturer brands have the same prestige as BMW does, and we’re proud to be one of just a few colleges in the nation to provide our students with the chance to work for this highly respected organization. BMWs are highly complex, with unique parts that require a special type of service to ensure […]

Ohio Technical College
Curriculum and Training Overview

Since 1969, we’ve been providing our students with comprehensive training and skills to start a career in the automotive industry. As automotive technology has changed and evolved, so have we, and we responded to this change by adding new coursework to our curriculum. The cars of today are not the same cars that our grandparents […]

Students working on a diesel system.
3 Things We Wished We Knew Before We Started Teaching

The instructors here at Ohio Technical College are masters in their field, coming from a diverse background and a variety of areas of automotive technology. Not only do most of them hold advanced degrees, they also have years of real-world experience to back them up. However, despite being fountains of seemingly endless knowledge, there are […]

Three Main Keys to Academic Success at Ohio Technical College

You’ve been accepted to start your next semester here with us at Ohio Technical College, you’ve chosen your program, worked out your housing and/or transportation, and you’re ready to start classes. Before you know it, you’ll be a graduate with a world of job opportunities at your fingertips. However, just because you have your foot […]

What We Offer Here at Ohio Technical College

If you’re looking for a well-established school that boasts a diverse curriculum in a wide range of automotive/diesel/motorcycle and welding programs, highly experienced instructors, small class sizes, and shops that allows you to work on real vehicles – not mock-ups or models – then look no further than Ohio Technical College. We pride ourselves on […]

Instructor Credentials
Experienced Automotive Industry Professionals

Many of us had our passion for the automotive industry sparked at home, as kids, tinkering in a parent’s or a grandparent’s garage. While the skills you learned as a child helped forge your path to pursuing a career working on automobiles, it’s no match for real training from skilled professionals in the industry. That’s […]

4 Tips Before Opening Your Own Automotive Repair Shop

Long before the ink has even dried on your brand-new degree, you’ve probably already thought up a name for your automotive, truck or motorcycle repair shop. You’re ready to get out there and open up your own business, but before you do so, keep this practical and useful advice at hand to avoid the blunders […]