Congrats to our graduating May class!

We’re proud of our graduates from our May 2017 Basic Appliance Repair course. We wish them all the best of luck as they begin a career in appliance repair!

Proud to support Remember Ur Furry Friends Fundraiser

The 4th annual Remember Ur Furry Friends (R.U.F.F.) Fundraiser will be held at my home on July 15, 2017. All proceeds and donations generated from this event will be directly donated to the ACAPL. The event last year raised almost $5,000.00. Every day the ACAPL strives to provide temporary shelter for upwards of 200-300 dogs, cats, puppies and kittens at … Read More

What is two-step authentication?

Two weeks ago, we talked about password management software like LastPasst to help organize and secure your login and passwords.  We closed our post with a crucial question, what happens if your password manager gets hacked or what happens when a hacker gets a hold of your Master password to access a service like LastPass?  You need to set up two-step … Read More

Congrats to our Graduating April Class!

We’re proud of our graduates from our April 2017 Basic Appliance Repair course. We wish them all the best of luck as they begin a career in appliance repair!

Should I Use a Password Manager?

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“I use the same password for everything, how can I expect to remember all these different logins otherwise?”  Does this sound familiar?  Many folks use the same practices for internet security that were employed during the 90s, but what we use the internet for in today’s modern economy is too crucial to follow outdated practices like this.  At Fred’s Appliance Academy, … Read More

Working with Tools: The Importance of the Proper Equipment

When you work with appliance repair, you need to be familiar with working with tools. You may already be familiar with the typical wrenches and screwdrivers, but in appliance repair, you’ll need to know more–such as voltage meters and even single and multiphase compressor testers. That’s why it’s crucial to make sure that you are equipped with enough knowledge to properly use the tools you’ll … Read More

Congrats to our Graduating March Class!

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We’re proud of our graduates from our March 2017 Basic Appliance Repair course. We wish them all the best of luck as they begin a career in appliance repair!

What Do You Need To Know When Working With Tools?

In order for you to properly complete an appliance installation or appliance repair job, you will need to have a knowledge and understanding of electrical tools and hand tools. When you are working with any tools, you should always follow safety precautions. You should always follow the warnings and recommendations on the labels and safety manuals. Before you start an appliance … Read More

Lokring Training Added to Our Courses

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With the release of r600a refrigeration products, our Academy team has been hard at work trying to learn the best and most productive methods when conducting sealed system training.  We are excited to announce that we have added Lokring training to our courses moving forward.    This is not to replace our current training methods, we are just adding it to the … Read More

Congrats to our Graduating February Class!

We’re proud of our graduates from our February 2017 Basic Appliance Repair course.  We go back to the moon for this class picture. We wish them all the best of luck as they begin a career in appliance repair!