Transportation

Transportation Department

Auto Collision Repair's mission is to provide students with a positive learning environment that will present the opportunity for every student to fulfill his or her potential within the Collision Repair field, thus ensuring each student the opportunity to become a productive citizen in his or her community.

The mission of the Automotive Technology program at Ozarks Technical Community College is to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to diagnose and repair automobiles in various entry-level automotive specialty positions.  The program uses as a guide the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (Automotive Service Excellence) guidelines with the aid of a technical advisory committee to develop course content and a competency list that will provide the student with the knowledge and skills to be successful in the automotive industry.

The mission of the Diesel Technology Program is to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to be successful in the careers within the diesel repair industry.

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).

Contact Information:
Kerry Wrinkle
Department Chair
417-447-8133
wrinklek@otc.edu