Education

Bethesda, MD – January 25, 2017 – The University of the Aftermarket Foundation is now accepting applications for automotive scholarships at its Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Central website at www.automotivescholarships.com. The application deadline is March 31, 2017. Interested candidates can...
Freddy Smith, collision repair instructor at Tennessee College of Applied Technology, Athens, TN, receiving a nitrogen plastic welder donation from Kurt Lammon, President of Polyvance, Terry Culpepper and Rob Dunston, manufacturing employees at Polyvance.
To celebrate the demonstration of nitrogen plastic welding in this year’s SkillsUSA Plastic Repair Segment and to support technical schools in preparing their students for the competition, Polyvance is announcing a Tech School Rebate Program. The purpose of this program is to get nitrogen plastic...
LEESBURG, VA, January 19, 2017 – The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) launched four new ASE practice tests today. The new practice tests are for the Medium/Heavy Truck series covering the specialty areas of the Diesel Engines (T2), Brakes (T4), Electrical/Electronic...
If you’re looking to find and hire the superstars, the ads that you run are going to play an important role in your success. Here’s an easy-to-follow checklist that will help you bring the top techs aboard.   Understand the objective of your ad Rather than trying to sell the reader on all the...
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...
LINCOLNSHIRE, IL, Dec. 19, 2016 – Snap-on has added MODIS™ Edge Training Solutions modules to its website at http://diagnostics.snapon.com/trainingsolutions to help professional technicians navigate the features and functionality of its latest diagnostic tool. MODIS Edge is a combination full-...
NEW YORK, N.Y., December 15, 2016 - Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces 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...
HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL – November 18, 2016 – Honda has awarded $36,000 in grants to three schools through the Collision Repair Education Foundation. These schools are part of Honda’s Professional Automotive Career Training Program (“PACT”) designed to provide students with real world automotive repair...
HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL – November 18, 2016 – The Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) in collaboration with AkzoNobel Vehicle Refinishes North America is pleased to announce those schools being recognized for efforts to advance sustainability within their respective automotive and collision...
HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL – November 18, 2016 – Anest Iwata has awarded spray guns to 50 schools through the Collision Repair Education Foundation. The spray guns are valued at $30,000 and will help to provide schools with the most up-to-date equipment for instructing their students. The schools...

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