Congrats to our graduating November 2016 class!

We’re proud of our graduates from our November 2016 Basic Appliance Repair course.  Our destination for this class photo is the surface of the moon. We wish them all the best of luck as they begin a career in appliance repair!

Should You Go Into Appliance Repair or Become an Electrician? A Few Things to Consider

If you are mechanically inclined, enjoy problem solving and troubleshooting, and are interested in a new career, you may be considering both the appliance repair and electrician industries. While these career paths have some similarities and are appealing for similar reasons, there are also some major differences to keep in mind: What These Jobs Have in Common: Becoming either an appliance … Read More

Understanding the Differences Between Appliance Repair and Plumbing

You have an emergency. Your dishwasher, refrigerator, or washing machine is leaking all over the floor. You need to do something, and fast. Who are you going to call? Ghostbusters obviously cannot help you. But what about a plumber? There clearly seems to be an issue with your water pipes, so they should be able to help you, correct? Not … Read More

Samsung Washer Recall Details – Are washers exploding?

With a joint announcement on November 4, 2016 from Samsung and Consumer Product Safety Commission, 2.8 million Samsung washing machines are being recalled due to safety risks.  Samsung has also issued a safety warning for anyone who currently owns one of the models listed below. This recall involves 34 models of Samsung top-load washing machines.  The washing machines have mid-controls or … Read More

Congrats to our graduating October 2016 class!


We’re proud of our graduates from our October 2016 Basic Appliance Repair course.  Our destination for this class photo is Jurassic World. We wish them all the best of luck as they begin a career in appliance repair!

Take The Proper Safety Precautions When Working With Tools


One of the big problems associated with repairing appliances is the difficulty of choosing the correct hand tools and knowing how to use them. Many people do use hand tools at home, but not everyone uses them the right way. When people use tools improperly, they usually will use them based on how they think they should be used. Also, … Read More

Student Traveled Halfway Across the World to Attend Our Course

When Fred founded Fred’s Appliance Academy back in 2008, he never could have imagined that our training would be in such high demand that students would travel halfway across the world to attend our courses.  We can now proudly say we are a training facility that serves a global market.  While we have had international students from Canada and Bermuda, the students … Read More

Proud to support FIRST Robotics Competition

We are proud to support the First Team 2010 robotics competition. The competitions are high‐tech sporting events where students learn the atmosphere of competition and the benefits of “gracious professionalism”.  Over 2000 teams compete using skills related to mathematics, engineering, science, and technology. To learn more about the competition or to get involved, check out their website .

Proud to Support the Ashtabula Samaritan House

We recently upgraded our bedding at Fred’s Flats, which is where our students are housed when they attend one of our courses.  We donated 14 beds to the Ashtabula Samartan House which helps provide a place to sleep for the homeless.   To learn more or to get involved, visit their website.

Appliance Repair Training: A Great Career Choice

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For some people, working with tools is a great joy in their life. Many of us enjoy fixing things, and helping others. Through professional appliance repair training, you can make a difference and help others. Why appliance repair? The nice thing about this field is that as long as there are appliances, there will always be a need for people who are trained to … Read More