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Offline MikeP

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Technician Training Courses
« on: September 16, 2009, 07:46:41 PM »

I have a great interest in the Trade and have done some research on how to properly get aqquainted with it.I see some Schools offer classes that are a few Months and have found Private Courses that seem good but are less than a Month.From what i see offered from 2 different Courses they seems legit!They have the same Study,from Basic Electricity to Hands on Training.But with one of the Courses at the end you take a Test for the NASTec Certification.

The Courses are 3 weeks,5 Days a week and offers Full Time Training for the length of the course.One Offers Ride alongs on Saturday to give you the feel for the Job.

Now what I'd like to know is why is some places like Votech's offering longer Study?I figure it's the same Study as the Private Courses which also include Certification.But I'd like to your Opinion on these Courses?The Courses are given by Fred's Appliance University and Appliance Repair Tech School.

I just want to do things right and make sure i'm going the Right way.

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Re: Technician Training Courses
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2009, 08:14:23 PM »
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Offline fredsappliance

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Re: Technician Training Courses
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2009, 09:39:15 AM »

Thank you for showing your interest in our class.

Our class is a 3 weeks course taught by an instructor that has been in the business for over 35 years.  It starts with very intense basic electricity and schematic reading.

There are no course requirements.  We have trained very green students, all the way on up to experienced students.  The next class is October 12 through October 30th 2009.  The course cost is $2,100.00.  This includes 3 weeks of instruction, housing, breakfast, lunch, a laptop for night student, flash drive with e-service manuals.  We cover repair on all major appliances with a variety of makes and models.  Our course is a very concentrated 3 week course to get you on your feet.  We expect that you will ride with a seasoned tech for 2-6 mos after our course.  Following, you should be able to tackle repair scenarios in a efficient manner.

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Thank you for your interest.

If you have any further may email or call 888-45-FREDS.