Education

Bethesda, Md.—The Auto Care Association is now accepting applications for the 2017 Auto Care Careers Internship Scholarship program. The program provides financial support for students pursuing internships across the country who wish to gain real-world experience in a variety of auto care...
Lincolnshire, Ill.—Snap-on has added MODIS Edge Training Solutions modules to its website at http://diagnostics.snapon.com/trainingsolutions to help technicians navigate the features and functionality of its latest diagnostic tool. MODIS Edge is a combination full-function scan tool and scope/...
Consumers today want an efficient process in every service environment. Take a look around our world and you’ll see global companies innovating their sales process to deliver their products in an efficient way. Speed of service is the new buzz term for today’s consumer. Starbucks is investing money...
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...

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