WyoTech continues to prepare trade school instructors with its programs. Through its quarterly instructor visitation and annual summer seminar programs, WyoTech is actively closing the training gap that has caused the lack of trade-focused courses in high school curriculums across the country. Traditionally, aspiring teachers will pursue college degrees and obtain certifications to teach subjects
Universal Technical Institute (UTI) has launched the first session of its new BMW FastTrack technician training program at the Exton, Penn. campus, making it the fifth UTI location to begin offering the 12-week advanced training program. A collaboration between the luxury-class German automaker and UTI, a leading provider of automotive technician training, BMW FastTrack provides state-of-the-industry training on the
UTI and NAPA team up to train technicians in state of the industry facilities, with special guests Chase Elliot and Ron Capps.
Ben founded EFI University, a high-performance engine training center, in 2003 when he decided to create a weekend seminar to help encourage engine builders to embrace electronic fuel injection. Within the first six months, he was overwhelmed with requests to continue teaching it.
Today’s tech schools are preparing students to work in all areas of the industry, from racing teams to engine shops. But, how much do they know after graduation?
There have never been better reasons to be a diesel mechanic than right now.
The HP Academy was started to fulfill the need for some sort of formal training for EFI tuning. Two New Zealanders, Andre Simon and Ben Silcock, founded HPA in 2010.
The Timken Company, a world leader in engineered bearings and power transmission products, provides three different free online resources to help train automotive technicians. Timken Tech Series training, TechTip info sheets and Tricks of the Trade videos all provide online professional-level training at no charge as an on-going commitment to strengthening the knowledge of new and current automotive and heavy duty
Rick Hendrick helped kick off construction of Wake Tech’s new automotive training facility with a $1 million gift from Hendrick Automotive Group and by unveiling the name, “Hendrick Center for Automotive Excellence.”
TechForce Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on championing students to and through their technical education and into careers as professional transportation technicians, has launched its Because I’m a Tech campaign (hashtag #becauseimatech) to coincide with Labor Day. The campaign is designed to educate teens and parents that there’s more than one road to success, that a technical education and career is
Options to ensure engine builders get the most from your equipment purchases The time has arrived. You’ve purchased that new piece of equipment and changed around your shop to accommodate it into the synchronous harmony of your operation. Now you look for it to make money but nobody knows how to use it. What do
Stop me if you’ve heard this story before: a couple of guys get ahold of a tired late model Chevy 350 V8 and decide to rebuild it into something with a bit more teeth. With the help of a more experienced engine builder they spend about a year working on the block and heads and