Education

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – April 26, 2017 – New partners and industry experts have joined the 2017 AAPEXedu to offer an expanded lineup of education to keep automotive aftermarket professionals ahead of the curve in today’s high-tech world. Attendees will be able to select from numerous topics, including...
Bethesda, MD – April 24, 2017 – As part of its ongoing recruiting and job placement efforts, Auto Care Careers has expanded its college and vocational school outreach to include Auto Care Careers on Campus. The new program partners with universities, colleges and vocational schools to promote the...
MINNEAPOLIS – (April 19, 2017) – Valspar Automotive has announced its quarterly training schedule for all of its paint brands, including DeBeer® Refinish, Matrix® Automotive Finishes, Prospray® Finishes, Valspar Refinish and Valspar Industrial Mix (VIM). Curriculum focuses not only on product-...
The 2017 Technical Training free webinar series has been announced by ZF Aftermarket. The first webinar will cover common manual clutch issues. The Spanish version of the 2017 lineup will be released at a later date. •Topics included: 8HP & 9HP Transmissions, Autonomous Driving, Hybrid...
Warrensville Heights, Ohio – Martin Senour Paints offers training sessions that provide collision repair industry professionals advanced knowledge in their field. The brand recently announced its 2017 second quarter training schedule, with courses running from April through June, 2017. Featuring...
Laguna Hills, Calif.—Assured Performance announced it is introducing a series of educational clinics to instruct certified shops on the intricacies of their business model referred to as the Certified Collision Care Business Operating Model. Among the clinics offered are scheduled dates May 10, in...
Shop owners often think employing a bigger staff is better. But having more bodies doesn’t necessarily translate into speedier service or increased sales. It’s not about how many people you have, but what kind of people and how you use them. You can run a highly effective, highly profitable shop...
Midland, MI – The University of the Aftermarket, in cooperation with the Auto Care Association, will present its annual “Aftermarket 101” program in Southfield, Mich., May 16-17, 2017. The program provides employees who are new to the aftermarket with a better understanding of the industry, its...
FOND DU LAC, Wis., March 14, 2017 — The technical services team at Wells Vehicle Electronics (WVE) recently expanded its series of diagnostic case study videos with the addition of the CounterPoint and TechConnect web series. The new segments are specifically designed to answer questions frequently...
LEESBURG, Virginia, March 10, 2017 – The ASE Industry Education Alliance will hold its 4th annual Instructor Training Conference on July 23-26, 2017, at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Concord, North Carolina. The ASE Industry Education Alliance Instructor Training Conference will offer more than 70...

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