Automotive Detailing

​Automotive Detailing is offered at the WTC location, in partnership with the Community College of Baltimore County​ (CCBC).

Detailing is more than washing cars. Detailers restore headlights, wash, wax and polish car exteriors, and clean and maintain car interiors. The program includes classroom and hands-on training and is taught by a CCBC instructor.

Auto Detailing 1

This 16-week course prepares individuals with disabilities to work in entry-level detailing jobs. The course includes videos, lectures, product demonstrations and extensive hands-on experience.

Training Includes:

  • Customer service
  • Shop safety
  • Interior & exterior cleaning techniques
  • Proper use of equipment, including mixing of solutions and orbital polisher

Program Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license with no more than two points
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to squat, stoop and kneel
  • Certain criminal backgrounds may disqualify an individual from program

Auto Detailing 2

Auto Detailing 2 is an eight-week advanced training for students who successfully complete the Auto Detailing 1 program and who demonstrate the following:

  • Quality hands-on work required by high-end detail shops or dealerships
  • Ability to learn advanced techniques and equipment use
  • 3rd grade or higher reading comprehension level

Additional Training Includes:

  • Use of clay bar and wet sanding
  • Removing minor defects and scratches
  • Compounding and use of multispeed buffer

Automotive Detailing Training Handout

Auto detailing students get a lot of hands-on experience.

A young woman uses a buffer on the hood of a car.
WTC Detailing training students get to practice what they learn in classes.

A man kneels on the ground with a floor mat and cleaning products, with a student looking on.
Professionals from the industry teach as guest instructors.

Human Trafficking GET HELP

National Human Trafficking Hotline - 24/7 Confidential

1-888-373-7888 233733 More Information
on human trafficking in Maryland

Help Stop Fraud in State Government

The Maryland General Assembly’s Office of Legislative Audits operates a toll-free fraud hotline to receive allegations of fraud and/or abuse of State government resources. Information reported to the hotline in the past has helped to eliminate certain fraudulent activities and protect State resources.

More Information