Rod and Custom Technology

Rod and Custom Technology Program

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two students of the hot rod and custom technology training program making fine adjustments to a suspension part
Students of this program get the skills to modify and tune hot rods

18 Month Specialized Street Rods, Hot Rods & Custom Vehicles Training Program

Interested in pursuing a career in the specialty industries of street rods and custom vehicles?

This course was created for those students who are interested in pursuing a career in the specialty industries of street rods and custom vehicles. Students will plan and design their custom project, learn fabrication techniques, make external body modifications and modify the suspension system.

Other areas of 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.

Your Training Will Include:

  • » Concept Design & Planning
  • » Metalworking & Fabrication
  • » Upholstery & Interior Modifications
  • » Engine, Chassis & Suspension Modifications
  • » Electricity  Electronics» Custom Paint & Graphics
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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.

Within the growing field of rod and custom, professionals with a comprehensive and practical education can go far. Some possible career paths are:

  • Custom Builder
  • Collision Repair Technician
  • Restoration Technician
  • Custom Painter
  • Upholstery Technician
  • Electronics Installer

If you’re ready to gain specialized knowledge and expertise in the specialty industries of street rods, customs and concept vehicles, OTC can help you get started! If you have a passion for creating custom vehicles, why not turn it into your career?

Contact OTC today and get the rod and custom training you need for your future! 

Is a Career in Customized Automotive Right For You? Get More Info…

For more information on training to work on specialized rods, customs and concept vehicles, 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.