Working With Tools: Using Hand Tools And Power Tools

Every year, there are thousands of emergency room visits by people who have injured themselves using hand tools and power tools. Many of the people who find themselves in the emergency room because they did not use the tools properly and/or they were not working safely. When hand tools and power tools are used correctly and when the safety guidelines are followed, … Read More

Congrats to our graduating August 2017 class!

Our first summer class was a lot of fun and we look forward to doing more next year! We’re proud of our graduates from our August 2017 Basic Appliance Repair course. We wish them all the best of luck as they begin a career in appliance repair!

How You Can Work on Cars and Repair Appliances

In today’s day and age, it’s never a bad idea to have a variety of skills. These skills can translate from one profession to another. For example, you can work on cars and repair appliances because much of the knowledge for both can be applied to the other. Electrical, Heating, and Cooling Work All of these are a very important parts of both … Read More

How to Work on Plumbing and Repair Appliances

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Plumbing and appliance are not necessarily the same thing. Ask any professional in either of the two fields, and they’ll be quick to point out the difference. What’s undeniable, however, is how similar the two are. Some of these similarities are obvious. Others, such as the type of work schedule and the clients for whom you’ll perform work, are more … Read More

If you can Work on HVAC, You Are Prepared to Repair Appliances

ven If you currently work with HVAC systems, but you are looking to grow your knowledge and your abilities, then it’s a great choice to move into appliance repairs. There are many skills that translate into appliance repair, and you can always further your education to make you capable of adding appliance repair to your skillset. As a result, you … Read More

What is two-step authentication?

A few weeks ago, we talked about password management software like LastPass 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 … Read More

The Overlaps of Electrical Work and Appliance Repair

Can electricians perform appliance repair? Absolutely. A number of skills are easily transferable from one field to the other, helping you build a portfolio of work on both electrical and repair appliances. These similarities make for a natural fit, but some nuance is required. Make no mistake: electrician and appliance repair professionals are not the same things. While one individual can … Read More

Looking to Learn Appliance Repair? Here’s What You Need to Know

Learning to repair appliances can be a crucial differentiator in a difficult economy. Whether you are looking to diversify your existing skill set or entering a new field altogether, you need effective training that can help you start on the right foot as a qualified professional. But how do you get started? What do you need to know about the … Read More

Get Certified & Learn Scholarship Summer 2017

With the summer in full swing, we are proud 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 the individual with the highest score on the Appliance Service … Read More

2017-2018 Course Schedule | NEW COURSES ADDED

We at Fred’s Appliance Academy hope that everyone had a productive 2016!  We are jumping into 2017 with both feet as we continue our goal of training as many technicians as possible to solve our technician crisis. With a new year comes a new course schedule so book now while seats are still available!  Feel free to contact us with … Read More