How Fred’s Appliance Academy Can Further Your Career

As the world continues to change and the demand for certain professional industries continues to decline, one type of job that will always be in high demand is appliance repair. As home appliances continue to become more complicated, the need for those that are skilled to fix the appliances will continue to increase. If you are considering a new career, … Read More

Academy Resources moving from Box to Google Drive

We at Fred’s Appliance Academy have been hard at work looking to improve our curriculum and continue our push towards accreditation.  Our staff looks constantly for better and more effective ways to train appliance repair.  This includes the software we use. For years we have used Box.com to handle our Academy Resources.  Our resources include a large, searchable database of … Read More

Full Scholarship being awarded at BrandSource The Summit 2018

We are excited to announce a new scholarship opportunity for Fred’s Appliance Academy that will earn the winner a full tuition scholarship for the three-week Basic Appliance Repair Course.  Tuition includes student housing for the entire three-week course. This scholarship will be awarded to one member of the BrandSource buying group in attendance at this March’s The Summit event in Nashville, … Read More

How to Become a Certified Appliance Repair Person in 3-Weeks

If you’re reading this we can assume that you’re either looking to start a new career, improve the skills and training you already have, or you own an appliance repair service and want to send some of your technicians for a more comprehensive and inclusive experience regarding appliance repair service. Whatever the reason, keep reading to find out if Fred’s Appliance … Read More

Full Scholarship being awarded at Nationwide Primetime 2018

We are excited to announce a new scholarship opportunity for Fred’s Appliance Academy that will earn the winner a full tuition scholarship for the three-week Basic Appliance Repair Course and up to $500 Travel Allowance provided by Nationwide Marketing Group.  Tuition includes student housing for the entire three-week course. This scholarship will be awarded to one member of the Nationwide-MEGA Buying Group in … Read More

What You Should Bring With You to Make Appliance Repair Jobs Safer and Easier

A lot of appliance repair is appliance maintenance, and a lot of appliance maintenance is keeping the parts clean. Anything that generates heat or needs to cool things down is particularly susceptible to this because dirty and clogged parts can draw heat away as effectively. That means either an appliance will have substandard performance or the electrical components will be … Read More

Congrats to our graduating January 2018 class!

We’re proud of our graduates from our January 2018 Basic Appliance Repair course.   We couldn’t ask for a better group to help us kick off the new year. We wish them all the best of luck as they begin a career in appliance repair!

Goodbye 2017

Thanks to supporters like you, Fred’s Appliance Academy was able to train over 150 students in 2017!  Students have traveled from all over the world, including students from Bermuda and Nairobi, Kenya in Africa. We look forward to continuing to grow the appliance repair industry in 2018 with your help! To celebrate, we would like to recognize each and every student … Read More

What Screwdrivers Do You Need for General Appliance Repair

Screws are never standardized. If you find a socket plate in one room with flathead screws, one on even the other side of the same room might have a Phillips head screw. Appliances are particularly varied because screws come in different shapes and sizes, as do the angles around them that give you little access for dismantling an appliance. Here are … Read More