CLEVELAND, Ohio - Do you have a passion for working on vintage automobiles and a desire to learn about automotive restoration? Ohio Technical College offers a 72-week, all-inclusive Classic Car Restoration program.
The program includes courses on engine and drivetrain restoration; ignition, fuel and exhaust system tuning; metalworking; upholstery and trim restoration; welding; damage repair; suspension and chassis restoration; painting and refinishing; and final assembly and testing.
"Students with a passion for classic cars can really excel in an 18-month program, which provides the special skills needed to stand out in the fast-growing restoration industry," said Tom King, director of enrollment management, OTC. "To be even more competitive in the job market, OTC offers an Associate of Applied Science degree, putting new technicians in a strong position for career advancement."
Upon completing the program, students are prepared for entry-level positions as auto-body/collision repair and refinishing technicians, restoration technicians, fabricators, service writers, service and parts managers, specialty shop technicians, repair business owners and welders.
Ohio Technical College provides students with hands-on training, currently using several early-model cars in the program, including a '53 Ford, '54 Dodge Royale, '55 Buick Roadmaster, '57 Chevy, '59 Cadillac, '60 Metropolitan, '61 Imperial, '64 Pontiac GTO, '65 Pontiac GTO, '66 Oldsmobile 442, '68 Buick G.S., '68 Mercury Cougar, '72 Dodge Challenger and a '72 Ford Ranchero.
To learn more, visit www.ohiotechnicalcollege.com/classic_car_restoration.
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