Repair Facility/Mechanic Training

Important Message Regarding 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!

  • Classes are virtual.Internet access is required to attend.

  • 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:

      All the following sessions will be offered through Microsoft Teams Live:

Date:  Day: Hours: Location:
July 13, 2021 Tuesday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm A Microsoft Teams Live Event
September 16, 2021 Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm A Microsoft Teams Live Event
November 18, 2021 Thursday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm A Microsoft Teams Live Event