Repair Facility/Mechanic Training

Important Message in Regard to Dealer 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), we have cancelled all training sessions scheduled from March 13th, 2020, to May 15, 2020. 
The state is taking proactive steps to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in reducing the risk coronavirus to Michigan residents.
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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:
May 8, 2020 Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Operations Center, Lansing
June 19, 2020 Friday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Wayne County Community College District, Ted Scott Campus, Rm A112
July 30, 2020 Thursday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Operations Center, Lansing
September 15, 2020 Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Operations Center, Lansing
November 13, 2020 Friday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Operations Center, Lansing

Operations Center 7285 Parsons Drive, Dimondale 48821