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that were employed during the 90s, but what we use the internet for in today’s modern economy is too crucial to follow outdated practices like this.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

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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

What Do You Need To Know When Working With Tools?

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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

Do You See Appliance Repair Training In Your Future?

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Being a part of the appliance repair industry will mean you will have many opportunities to experience a variety of jobs. The appliance repair industry involves many different people, areas, and problems. There are many potential benefits of working in the appliance repair industry, whether it is for household appliance repairs or commercial appliance repairs. Receiving appliance repair training can … Read More

Congrats to our graduating January 2017 classs!

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We’re proud of our graduates from our January 2017 Basic Appliance Repair course.  Our destination for this class photo is the planet Scarif from the Star Wars: Rogue One. We wish them all the best of luck as they begin a career in appliance repair!

Working With Tools The Correct Way

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Many people will shy away from home appliance repair projects because they have never repaired a home appliance before or they think they will have to spend an excessive amount of money on tools. If you do want to tackle a home appliance repair project, you can give yourself a chance to repair the project without using expensive tools. However, … Read More

Soft Skills: A Core Part of Your Appliance Repair Training

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Without a doubt, the center of any successful appliance repair training has to be technical. If you don’t know how to fix various brands of appliances, from dishwashers to refrigerators, you will not last long in a competitive industry in which countless local repair companies vie for business. At the same time, don’t underestimate the parts of your appliance repair … Read More