Education

San Antonio, TX — The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance is excited to announce 25 student winners across North America for the Alliance Scholarship program.  Each scholarship is valued at $1,000.  These scholarship opportunities were open to all Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper employees and their...
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Aug. 1, 2018) -- The Education Program at the exclusive 2018 SEMA Show, scheduled for Oct. 30-Nov. 2 in Las Vegas, Nev., will offer Showgoers more than 100 seminars focused on helping auto-related business professionals sell more products and be more productive. Most sessions...
Andy Bergstrom
San Antonio, TX — The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance is proud to announce Tory Boerema of Auto-Wares Group of Companies in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Andy Bergstrom of The Merrill Company in Omaha, Nebraska as the 2018-2019 Leadership 2.0 scholarship award winners. Each year the Alliance awards...
HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL (July 31, 2018) – The Collision Repair Education Foundation announced the fall schedule of career fairs for transportation students. The Collision Repair Education Foundation has partnered with the TechForce Foundation on high school and college transportation career fair events...
STAUNTON, Virginia, July 30, 2018 – Awarded annually to honor the memory of the late founder of Federated Auto Parts, the Art Fisher Memorial Scholarships have been awarded to 13 exceptional students who are preparing for careers in the auto care industry. “It is with great pride that we announce...
July 27, 2017 - BASF Automotive Refinish Coatings has launched BASF eLearning, online training courses for collision and restoration centers. Glasurit and R-M recertification were the first courses to go digital. Certified technicians whose two-year certification is set to soon expire can log on,...
HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL (July 27, 2018) – Recognizing the escalating need for qualified technicians in the collision repair industry, the PPG Foundation, in collaboration with the Collision Repair Education Foundation, has awarded scholarships to five worthy students who have confirmed their interest...
CHARLOTTE (July 27, 2018) — During this year’s NACE Automechanika show in Atlanta, CARSTAR, North America’s largest multi-store operator network of independently-owned collision repair facilities, will host a series of informative, educational seminars at its CARSTAR Networking Lounge. ...
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Strongsville. Ohio—PPG has released its schedule of collision refinish training classes for August and September. Classes cover key collision refinish subjects and are designed to ensure that paint technicians are up to date with PPG products, processes and technological advances. All classes are...
Leesburg, Va.—The ASE Education Foundation has expanded its online automotive instructor guide targeted toward those exploring a career transition to becoming an instructor as well as new instructors. Units covering advisory committees and student placement have just been added to the existing...

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