Month: March 2014

— Food for thought: Why choose a tech school for a career as a diesel technician?

By: Jim Baird, Automotive Technology Program Manager   Why tech school? Why not a traditional college? A tech school… is a laser focused education with your future and employability in mind. Classes chosen for their value. Tuition is a fraction. Industry employers are involved and committed to developing and employing the technicians they need. Why have a career instead of a

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— Automotive Apps: Smart phones have changed the way we work, live and play!

By: Keith Littleton, Automotive Technology Program Manager    In the automotive industry the App world has exploded, there are hundreds of automotive apps that turn your phone into a device that can help you diagnose problems with your car, experience racing around the world and now they have apps that improve your driving skills. Automotive Technicians are expected to have and

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— Filling a leaky bucket: Can truck driver training programs make a positive impact on the driver shortage?

By James Sterrett, Commercial Truck Driving Program Manager For years, there has been a lot of discussion in the transportation industry regarding the shortage of drivers. Every motor carrier is impacted by this problem and each one of them is working to reverse the driver shortage and make some progress towards building a fleet with the capacity to fulfill the needs

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