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Auto Technician Skills Employers are Looking For

This is a great time to be looking for a job as an auto technician. With inflation high and supply low, fewer people are buying new cars, which means they are trying to get as much mileage out of their old vehicles as possible. Demand for auto technicians is high, and if you have the following skills, you’re more likely

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Financial Aid Options For Technical School

Financial Aid Options for Technical School

If you’re interested in enrolling in an accredited technical school like J-Tech but are worried about how you’re going to pay for it, have no fear. Financial aid is available to those who qualify. There are many options available to help cover tuition costs including federal aid, scholarships, grants, loans and assistance for military/veterans. Here’s an overview of the options

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mistakes rookie truck drivers should avoid

Mistakes Rookie Truck Drivers Should Avoid

If you are considering becoming a commercial truck driver, the time has never been better. Commercial truck drivers are essential to keep our economy strong, and they are in very high demand, which means you can not only enjoy the freedom of being on the road, but also make a good living. Once you get the training you need to

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4 tips to get the most out of your technical training

4 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Technical Training

If you’ve decided to attend an accredited trade school like J-Tech Institute to gain the hands-on skills you need to start a successful career, congratulations! You’ll get essential career training to become an auto technician, diesel mechanic, welder, commercial truck driver, HVAC technician, or another high-demand job. Here are four tips to help you make the most of your tech school experience.

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how is the vehicle shortage in the US affecting auto mechanics

How is the Vehicle Shortage in the US Affecting Auto Mechanics?

If you’ve thought about buying a new or used car recently, you likely have run into some unpleasant surprises. Car prices have skyrocketed recently due to limited inventory, supply chain issues and high demand. The pandemic set off a chain reaction of events: manufacturing delays and dwindling supplies meant fewer new cars could be built, demand increased, and prices climbed.

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how does humidity affect an hvac system

How Does Humidity Affect a HVAC System?

Humidity – the amount of moisture in the air – plays a big role in our comfort levels. For example, when it’s hot and humid, it feels even hotter than the temperature says it is. Sticky, muggy, and uncomfortable. And if it’s cold and dry, it can feel much colder than it actually is – plus you may experience dry

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Boat Maintenance Tips for The Spring

Boat Maintenance Tips for The Spring

Ah, springtime! The birds are singing, the flowers are blooming, and you’re dying to get your boat back out on the water. Before you head out on your next fishing expedition or joy ride, check to make sure your boat is safe and seaworthy, and follow these helpful maintenance tips. Charge or Change the Battery After a winter sitting in

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5 job search tips every trade school student should know

5 Job Search Tips Every Trade School Student Should Know

If you’re currently enrolled in a trade/tech school and nearing graduation, you should start thinking about finding a job where you can put your newfound skills to work and start a rewarding career. Below are our top five tips to help you find the job of your dreams. 1. Check in with your school’s career services department Your school likely

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top 5 worst concept cars of all time

Top 5 Worst Concept Cars of All Time

Concept cars – usually revealed at major car shows – are typically protypes to show off new technologies and to gauge consumer interest in innovative, futuristic designs. Concept cars that get a lot of favorable buzz may eventually make it into production (after rounds of design changes for safety and regulatory compliance), but others have ended up in the junkheap

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5 unique christmas gifts for any car lover

5 Unique Christmas Gifts for Any Car Lover

The holidays are the perfect time to celebrate the gearheads in our lives. But short of buying the car lover in your life a new car, what can you get them that they’ll truly appreciate? Here are some unique ideas for all those automotive aficionados out there. All of these gifts are available online – just google these products and

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