Education

North Richland Hills, Texas—The Automotive Management Institute (AMi), the industry's leading nonprofit provider and collaborator of front office and management education for automotive collision and mechanical service repair professionals, announced the approval of the Discover Leadership Master...
New York—Standard Motor Products (SMP) announced the schedule for its Standard Pro Training 2017 On-Demand training platform. Developed with input from working master technicians, the on-demand classes give technicians the ability to train anytime, anywhere. This year’s class lineup features topics...
Many automotive repair shops struggle with securing the next appointment. The art of getting your clients to preschedule their next appointment, and keep them, is something that eludes most shops. I remember having a shop owner that insisted that we set an appointment for every customer, whether...
(Industry, Calif. - February 1, 2017) Centric Parts, North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of OE and aftermarket brake and chassis components, announced today the release of seven new videos in the company’s Centric University technical series. This latest wave of videos covers brake...
BETHESDA, MD – January 26, 2017 – The Auto Care Association is now accepting applications for the 2017 Auto Care Careers Internship Scholarship program. This program provides financial support for students pursuing internships across the country who wish to gain valuable, real-world experience in a...
Take advantage of the comprehensive training courses available to you and your team.  Download the schedule PDF by clicking on the link below. For class information, please call the class contact listed.  To register for a class, please call the NAPA Training Service Center at 800-292-6428. All...
North Richland Hills, Texas, January 25, 2017 ­- The Automotive Management Institute (AMi), the industry's leading nonprofit provider and collaborator of administration and management education for automotive collision and mechanical service repair professionals, announced the addition of several...
Bethesda, MD – January 25, 2017 – The University of the Aftermarket Foundation is now accepting applications for automotive scholarships at its Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Central website at www.automotivescholarships.com. The application deadline is March 31, 2017. Interested candidates can...
Freddy Smith, collision repair instructor at Tennessee College of Applied Technology, Athens, TN, receiving a nitrogen plastic welder donation from Kurt Lammon, President of Polyvance, Terry Culpepper and Rob Dunston, manufacturing employees at Polyvance.
To celebrate the demonstration of nitrogen plastic welding in this year’s SkillsUSA Plastic Repair Segment and to support technical schools in preparing their students for the competition, Polyvance is announcing a Tech School Rebate Program. The purpose of this program is to get nitrogen plastic...
LEESBURG, VA, January 19, 2017 – The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) launched four new ASE practice tests today. The new practice tests are for the Medium/Heavy Truck series covering the specialty areas of the Diesel Engines (T2), Brakes (T4), Electrical/Electronic...

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