5 Advantages of Hands-On Appliance Repair Training

Classes are moving online. That includes classes for technical, manual skills. But while virtual learning can give you some of the basics, it’s no replacement for hands-on learning. Here are five reasons why you should tackle appliances in-person to learn the trade. 1. Pick up speed. Every job has a learning curve. When you’re just starting out, each step is … Read More

Appliance Repair Shop Owners: How Do You Train Your New Repair Technicians?

You’re a busy appliance-store-and-repair-shop owner, and you’re about to hire two new technicians. You’d prefer that both had experience in appliance repair, but, occasionally, you like to take on someone with drive and ambition and a willingness to provide outstanding service to your customers. The missing piece is that person usually has little knowledge of appliance repair, and, of course, … Read More

R600a and Lokring Repair Training at Encompass in Atlanta Georgia

Tech Training on Lokring Tools & R600a October 24, 2018: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Encompass Training Center, Lawrenceville, GA Early Bird Registration Deadline: October 12, 2018, $149 After October 12: $199 Register Now Based on numerous tech customer requests, Encompass is teaming with Fred’s Appliance Academy to offer a 1-day hands-on class on Lokring Tools & R600a Repair. The course is designed to help you … Read More

Appliance Brands – Who owns who?

Students at Fred’s Appliance Academy learn to diagnose and repair all sorts of electrical appliances, including washing machines, dryers, garbage disposals and refrigerators. Here pupils acquire the skills that are needed to fix devices from a range of well-known appliance brands such as KitchenAid, Frigidaire, Maytag and Samsung. Today’s top 5 appliance brands Visit any showroom, and you’re sure to … Read More

4 Tools You Need If You’re Working with Gas Appliances

The difference between DIY appliance repairs and professional work is the experience. Once you’ve repaired a few different models of the different major appliances, their systems make sense. Basic problems become almost intuitive to troubleshoot. You gain familiarity with the quirks and individual specs in how different companies diagram their appliances’ wiring. Each time you take a machine apart and … Read More

Three Things You Should Do After Every Appliance Repair Job

Appliance repair isn’t easy, and you’re on the clock. Your whole day is probably booked with different houses or commercial buildings you need to get to. Complicated troubleshooting and tedious repairs get in the way of a full day’s work, and being late for appointments are bad for business. But you should never end an appointment at a customer’s property … Read More

Congrats to our graduating July 2018 Laundry class

We’re proud of our graduates from July 2018 Basic Laundry Repair course.  This is our first one-week laundry course! We wish them all the best of luck as they continue their career in appliance repair!