Appliance Repair: A Recession-Proof Job

Choosing a career can be a daunting task. There are a wide variety of factors to take into consideration. It can be overwhelming to weigh all the elements like the cost of education, versus how much you can make both as a starting salary, and over time as you gain more experience in your field. Let’s face it, a college … Read More

Appliance Industry 2018 Q4 Results

Take a look at the following info from Whirlpool, Electrolux, Samsung, and LG to see how each performed in the last quarter. Whirlpool Q4 Statement Whirlpool Q4 Analysis Electrolux Q4 Statement Electrolux Q4 Analysis Samsung Q4 Statement Samsung Q4 Analysis LG Q4 Statement LG Q4 Analysis

Full Scholarship being awarded at ASTI 2019

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 United Servicers Association in attendance at this March’s ASTI event in Nashville, TN.  The scholarship is transferable to … Read More

8 Appliance Repair Tips for Improving the Customer Experience

Having good customer service and customer relationship skills will prove to be essential for the success of your appliance repair business. In a way, this is just as important as being an expert at repairing appliances. In this article, we’ll discuss some useful tips on how to provide a great customer experience. Listen and Be Respectful When customers call you … Read More

What’s the Best Way to Learn Appliance Repair and Earn Certifications?

For those interested in getting started in the appliance repair field, this question will undoubtedly come up. Whether the person is experienced or not, there’s always more to learn, including what certifications are needed and how to get started as a business owner or hired technician. In an effort to help, let’s discuss the benefits of attending a hands-on appliance … Read More

Congrats to our graduating December 2018 class

We’re proud of our graduates from December 2018 Basic Appliance Repair course.  Our last class of 2018! We wish them all the best of luck as they begin a career in appliance repair!

4 Reasons to Learn Appliance Repair

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Every set of skills has a certain amount of value, especially when these skills translate directly into job opportunities. If you like working with your hands and have an affinity for mechanical objects, few skills are more enjoyable and rewarding to learn than appliance repair. Many people learn appliance repair to start a lucrative repair career, many take repair classes … Read More

Full Scholarship being awarded at Nationwide Primetime 2019

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 Nationwide Buying Group in attendance at this February’s PrimeTime event in Las Vegas.  The scholarship is … Read More

5 Customer Questions You Need to Have Answers To

Appliances aren’t the only thing you need to be prepared for when you start an appliance repair company. Here are five common questions you need to have verifiable answers to: 1. Do you have references? Appliance repair technicians, like most people in the service and repair industries, often have to fight against an unfair negative stereotype. There are a lot … Read More