Repair Facility/Mechanic Training

Important Message in Regard to Repair Training

In accordance with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ recommendations designed to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), all in person training events currently scheduled have been moved to a virtual setting utilizing the Microsoft Teams Live platform. 

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.  Feel free to contact the Business Regulation Section at with any questions.


The Michigan Department of State, Office of Investigative Services offers training to help repair facilities and their employees with the basic requirements of the Motor Vehicle Service and Repair Act and to answer their questions. There are no course registration fees.

  • Registration is first come, first served.
  • Class size is limited - register early!
  • Picture ID is required for entry into the buildings where training is held.
  • Who should attend?
    • Repair facility owners, managers, service advisers and technicians.
  • What will be covered?
    • The basics!
      • Repair Facility Manual
      • Proper written estimates and final invoices
      • Record keeping requirements
      • Repair facility and mechanic responsibilities
      • Common mistakes to avoid
      • Other basic requirements
    • Your questions

Repair Facility Training Registration

Register on CARS e-Services by logging into your account under ‘Repair Facility Services’ and signing up for training.

Mechanic Training Registration

To register, please include your full name, address, telephone number, email address, mechanic number, class date of choice and two alternate dates. You will be contacted upon placement.

Submit your registration request to:

Training Dates, Times and Locations:

Date:  Day: Hours: Location:
June 19, 2020 Friday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm A Microsoft Teams Live Event
July 30, 2020 Thursday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm A Microsoft Teams Live Event
September 15, 2020 Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm A Microsoft Teams Live Event
November 13, 2020 Friday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm A Microsoft Teams Live Event