Auto Body - Collision Repair Training

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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 collision repair 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.

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.

Custom Paint and Graphics - Training Program

This 12-week, 300-clock-hour, all-inclusive program was developed to train body shop technicians in the current, highly rewarding field of custom painting and refinishing. This program will allow you to explore the more artistic side of painting, special effects and graphic design. You will be able to create graphics and designs that set you apart from other collision repair technicians and make you a more valuable employee to any shop.

The Custom Paint and Graphics program allows you to blend your frame and body refinishing skills with art as you learn airbrushing, 3-D paint effects, exotic paint, chameleon colors, flames and more. Then learn the time-honored skills involved in pinstriping with a variety of different brushes and techniques.

Finally, expand your knowledge into the world of vinyl graphics. From small decals to larger body effects and finally full vehicle wraps, you will enhance your knowledge and skills like nowhere else. Understand the costing factors involved and when and how to quote vinyl versus airbrush and pinstriping.

Express your design skills in this very popular and profitable field. You can greatly enhance your earning potential and value with these additional skills.

Learn from top artists and instructors, including Richard Markham of "Ice Car" and "Devils Ride" fame.

AAS Degree Program - Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology

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.

This all-inclusive program was developed to train body shop technicians in the current technology of collision repair all the way through complete paint and refinishing. This program not only addresses all the areas of basic auto body repair and refinishing, including frame repair utilizing a frame/unibody laser measuring system, but also allows students to explore the more artistic side of painting, special effects and graphic design with three months of custom paint and graphics.

Emphasis is on airbrush painting and graphics, as well as chameleon colors, flames and more. Become more valuable in the workplace by attaining your degree in just 18 short months.

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