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OTC Transportation Students

Automotive body technicians make $45,000 a year on average in the state of Missouri. Make the money you want doing a job that challenges you to repair what is broken. Whatever your road to success, acquire an Associate of Applied Science in Automotive Technology from Ozarks Technical Community College.

Choose a program best suited to your interests:  Auto Collision Repair, Automotive Technology and Diesel Technology. Each provides a road to success in the growing transportation industry.

Auto Collision Repair

Fix what’s broken in the Auto Collision Repair program. In this hands-on program, students will gain employable skills in a positive learning environment. Designed with students in mind, Collision Repair courses will help students fulfill their potential within the collision repair field. Classes include Painting and Refinishing Preparation, Damage Repair Metal Welding and Cutting and Structural Repair. Upon completion, students receive an Auto Collision Repair Technology Certificate.

Automotive Technology

Become an expert of your car in the Automotive Technology program at OTC. The comprehensive program taught by certified instructors provides students with must-have skills to diagnose and repair automobiles in various entry-level automotive specialty positions. Learn the fundamentals of automotive system design, operation, diagnosis and repair in hands-on classes like Engine Repair, Brakes and Steering and Suspension. Upon completion, students receive an Associate of Applied Science in Automotive Technology.

Diesel Technology

Learn how to work on large vehicles in small groups. The Diesel Technology program focuses on the repair, maintenance and operation of medium and heavy duty trucks. Learn the skills to become an entry-level diesel mechanic in classes like Diesel Engine Repair, Suspension and Steering and Heavy Duty Drives. Plus, gain real-world experience during an internship project your last semester. Upon completion, students receive an Associate of Applied Science in Diesel Technology.

ASE & NATEF Standards

OTC’s Auto Collision Repair (ABR), Automotive Technology  (AUM) and Diesel Technology (DSL)  programs meet the standard requirements of Automotive Standards of Excellence (ASE) and the  National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).

Accreditation Information

Auto Collision Technology

The degree program is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), 101 Blue Seal Drive, S.E. Suite 101, Leesburg, VA 20175, (703) 669-6650.  The program’s next scheduled review is during the Fall 2021 semester.

Program Snapshot

Automotive Technology

The degree program is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), 101 Blue Seal Drive, S.E. Suite 101, Leesburg, VA 20175, (703) 669-6650.  The program’s last review was during the Fall 2016 semester.

Program Snapshot

Diesel Technology

The degree program is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), 101 Blue Seal Drive, S.E. Suite 101, Leesburg, VA 20175, (703) 669-6650.  The program’s next scheduled review is during the Fall 2017 semester.

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