Specialize in Difficult Appliances: Learn How to Read Wiring Diagrams

Appliance repair has changed a lot over the years. Instead of relying purely on knowledge and an appliance’s wire diagram, you have smartphones that can bring up step-by-step guides and videos. But that means customer behaviors have changed, too: people who are comfortable with a bit of DIY plumbing and electrical repairs have the same resources. Quick developments in technology also mean potential … Read More

Take Care of Your Tools and They Will Take Care of You

If you are beginning or have already begun a career as an appliance repair technician, no doubt you recognize the importance of your tools. Without them, you simply couldn’t perform your job and earn a living. In addition, you probably also understand the expense involved in acquiring quality tools. Fine-crafted tools are designed to last for decades, maybe even for … Read More

Learn Appliance Repair Today: Efficient and Effective Education

Life Skills and Job Skills Knowing how to fix appliances is certainly tremendously valuable. People who know how to do this will be able to save themselves a lot of money over the course of a lifetime. Anyone who is knowledgeable enough about appliance repair can potentially become part of the associated field. Many people have to cope with the … Read More

A New Career in Three Weeks? You Betcha.

A new career in three weeks sounds a lot like a gimmick of some kind. There are probably many other companies where such a claim would be exactly that – a gimmick, some way of getting you to sign up for 6 months of training or books or webinars or whatever. Not so with Fred’s Appliance Academy. With our academy, you … Read More

Hands-on Lokring refrigeration training now available

We have added to our three-week course and our single week basic refrigeration course the basics of using Lokring to repair refrigerators. Starting with our May 2018 three-week course, we are officially offering Lokring training during our refrigeration sealed system lab sessions.  Over the last year, we have been practicing and mastering the method of using the Lokring tool in appliance … Read More

Appliance Repair: Skills Your Grown Children Can Always Fall Back On

Being a modern parent isn’t easy. Between cell phones and social media, figuring out the right answers to give your children on how to act and even who to be when they grow up is a lot more complicated than it used to be. In fact, it doesn’t get that much easier when your children graduate high school and are … Read More

How to Organize Your Tools for Efficiency and Reduced Loss

When you’re visiting a customer’s house to repair an appliance, you need to have all your tools with you. Depending on the range of appliances you service, this can mean bringing quite a bit of equipment on the road that you need to be able to sort through quickly, maintain, and take with you without leaving it at the customer’s … Read More