5 Tips for Working Safely with Tools

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Working with tools is something that most people get the basics very quickly. Most people can wield a screwdriver to tighten a drawer handle easily enough. But appliance repair requires a level of expertise and care beyond simple DIY home projects. The inside of an appliance has sharp edges, tight angles, and sometimes require you to know what you’re doing … Read More

Basic Smart Tools Every Technician Should Have

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Every technician needs a toolkit, and all the skill in the world is no substitute for having the right wrench size when you need it. The contents of your tool kit can determine how effectively you can solve a repair, especially when things get tricky. Today, we’re here to share some of the secrets of the trade that most technicians … Read More

The Appliances You Will Learn to Repair in Fred’s Basic 3-Week Class

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One of the most important points when learning appliance repair is which appliances you learn to repair. Understandably, not all appliances are the same and it’s important to have a deep comprehension of how each type of appliance is put together and maintained. At Fred’s Appliance Repair Academy, we cover all types of basic household appliances that are not included … Read More

AMVETS Generation T Scholarships

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AMVETS have partnered up with Generation T to offer scholarships to trade schools like ours to teach military veterans in one of the many hands-on trades that are in desperate need of candidates. To learn more about the scholarship and how to apply, visit the following link:https://amvets.org/amvets-generation-t-scholarships/

What Do I Need to Attend Fred’s Appliance Academy?

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If you’ve been thinking about learning appliance repair at Fred’s Appliance Academy, let us first say that you are more than welcome to join the classes. We hold regular one week to three-week courses based on the type of appliance repair you’d like to learn and anyone can join in. Between scholarships for tuitions and on-campus housing, we can ensure … Read More

Four Important Benefits of On-Campus Appliance Repair Learning

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Learning appliance repair is something you can do slowly over years or altogether over the course of a few weeks. It can be learned in apprenticeships or in the classroom. It can be learned alone or with teachers and colleagues. Here at Fred’s Appliance Academy, we don’t just offer appliance repair classes. We have on-campus courses that include student housing … Read More

5 Reasons to Wear Work Gloves for Appliance Repair

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Work gloves are an important and understated part of appliance repair. Thousands of repair manuals, guides, and videos mention wearing gloves, and just as many don’t. But professionally trained appliance repair techs know that work gloves should be part of almost every supply list and toolkit. Wearing work gloves is more than just tradition, it’s a vital safety measure, and … Read More