Education

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...
From left: Roger Speer, UTI vice president business development; Robert Hills, UTI senior education program manager; and Elisabeth Sobczak, I-CAR performance training coordinator, outline the I-CAR PDP-EE curriculum.
Hoffman Estates, Ill.—I-CAR announced the rollout of its new ProLevel training courses for educators in October. “The new I-CAR ProLevel training program for instructors — with knowledge in a minimum of 19 areas — is an online study program designed to help educators master and refine their skills...
Regardless of whether you have one or 20 employees, your productivity and profits will both go up if all your employees work together as a team. If you feel that’s not the case in your shop, or if you would like to ensure that you are covering all the bases, I hope this checklist can help. Hire the...
Rick Martineau
ConsuLab is excited to announce the creation of a new and vital position within the company. Rick Martineau has been hired as Director of Education for ConsuLab. In this role, Rick will oversee all educational needs for the company, including creation of curriculum to coincide with our training...
ATMC Award
LEESBURG, VA, October 12, 2016 – The Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC) has announced the winners of the prestigious 2016 ATMC National Excellence in Training Awards, naming the submission by KPA as the Grand Award winner with awards also going to the National Alternative Fuels Training...
Take advantage of the comprehensive training courses available to you and your team.  Download the NAPA AutoTech 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...
Jeff Matauch (l.) and Charley Hutton lead a PPG restoration seminar.
Strongsville, Ohio—PPG continued its commitment to custom car restorers with a two-day restoration seminar at the company’s Business Development Center in Wixom, Mich., in August. The class, intended for professional custom builders, hobbyists, OEM representatives and vocational technology students...
Lansdale, Pa.—Registration is now open for the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide 2017 Training Event and Trade Show to take place Feb. 15-18, at the Anaheim Marriott, Anaheim, Calif. The training event theme is “Mobile A/C: Global Service Horizons,” exploring new technologies...
Las Vegas—This year’s AAPEXedu Service Professionals Program is designed to help automotive repair shops connect with today’s tech savvy customers and stay ahead of the curve on key issues affecting their businesses. The Service Professionals Program, sponsored by MAHLE Aftermarket Inc., will take...
I have found over the years that despite all their good intentions, there are five mistakes that most shop owners make not just sometimes, but every single day. The first mistake comes the very moment they walk through their door. 1. They forget to say two simple words. We all have tough days, and...

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Parts & People is published monthly by Automotive Counseling and Publishing Company, Inc., a Colorado corporation, P.O. Box 18731 Denver, CO 80203, 303-765-4664. President-Lance Buchner. Founded by Lance Buchner and Dave Lucia.