Education

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL (January 10, 2019) – The application for the Collision Repair Education Foundation Benchmark Grant program, formerly the Ultimate Makeover Grant, is now available to schools teaching collision repair across the U.S. The grant program is in its 10th year. Instructors are advised...
STRONGSVILLE, Ohio - January 9, 2019 -- PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced its schedule of collision refinish training classes for the first quarter of 2019. Collision refinish courses set for January, February and March will cover PPG premium brands including the ENVIROBASE® High Performance,...
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, Jan. 8, 2019 ­- The Automotive Management Institute (AMi) announced it had been chosen to host the FCA Certified Collision Network's non-technical training in conjunction with industry leading consultant and Collision Advice owner, Mike Anderson.  The goals of the...
Bethesda, MD – Jan. 7, 2019 – The University of the Aftermarket Foundation (UAF) has introduced a new text program for students, parents and instructors that would like to learn about automotive scholarship opportunities. Interested parties who text in their name and email address to 720-903-2206...
More than 32,000 student resumes targeting automotive service
Overland Park, Kan.—S/P2 Careers has reached a milestone as it has surpassed 50,000 resumes in its S/P2 Careers system. The S/P2 Careers resume database is fueled by career tech students looking for full-time, part-time and internship opportunities as entry-level technicians. “The more resumes we...
The new and improved version of the Collision Repair Education Foundation career fairs are going strong in 2018. Businesses across the transportation industries, including collision repair, automotive services, heavy duty auto, and diesel automotive, are meeting their matches and new graduates are...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — December 19, 2018 — TechForce Foundation® has released a Transportation Technician Supply & Demand Report updating its “Transportation Technician Supply” and “Transportation Technician Demand” reports for 2018, that reveals the transportation technician shortage continues to...
The Collision Repair Education Foundation is seeking industry support for student safety kits to make the spring back-to-school season safer and more professional at the over 1000 schools that teach collision repair across the U.S.
HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL (December 18, 2018) – The Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) is facilitating a student safety kit donation program between collision repair businesses and high school and college collision repair programs. • The safety kit includes:• New Cintas work shirt/pants• Pair...
Ben Johnson, director of product management
POWAY, Calif. – Dec. 18, 2018 – Mitchell 1 announces Ben Johnson, director of product management, and Marcus Mackell, market manager for the SocialCRM marketing service, will each present an educational session during the Elite Worldwide, Inc. Pro Service Leadership Conference, on Wednesday, Jan....
ZF Aftermarket announces dates for the first half of the 2019 technical training webinar schedule. Hosted by the ZF Technical Training team, all webinars are ASE certified. Technicians, automotive instructors, sales representatives, students, and industry professionals are invited to join ZF...

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