From a Green Tech to a Senior Tech

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Corina is one of Fred’s Appliance’s most accomplished technicians. Throughout her 3+ years with the company, she has received recognition from customers and peers alike while repairing thousands of appliances for our customers. We would like to share her experience and some tips on how to become as successful as she is.  When Corina was hired in October 2016, she … Read More

3 Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Repair Tools in the Best Shape

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The skills to repair common household appliances when acquired are very handy. You can put these skills to use in repairing your home appliances and save yourself some money. Or you can establish for yourself a career as an appliance repair technician.  Whichever route you decide to take, one thing for sure is you need to know not only the best tools … Read More

How to Repair Appliances After a Major Flood

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Almost all appliances carry some risk of flooding or taking on water damage. But, depending on where you do business in the country, you might be called in to take a look at appliances following a major flood or tropical storm. Knowing how to handle both emergency and non-emergency repair calls after bad weather can make you the go-to contact … Read More

Why Repair Tech Pros Attend Fred’s Appliance Academy Courses

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It might surprise you to learn that not every student who attends Fred’s Appliance Academy is learning appliance repair for the first time. Every now and then we get an old appliance tech pro in the classroom with some very good reasons for being there. After all, appliance repair is hardly a static industry. While there are some old washers, … Read More

Hands-On 2-Week Refrigeration Course

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Fred’s Appliance Academy is excited to announce a new two-week refrigeration course! This course will cover topics from temperature and defrost issues to electronic controls, including the inverter board. The course will also teach students how to determine if an issue is related to the unit’s sealed system. Two weeks of refrigeration training will allow students to learn more about … Read More

5 Careers Where Appliance Repair is a Valued Skill

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When most people hear about learning appliance repair, naturally their first thought is that the purpose is to become a repair technician. It’s true that repair technicians will always find work because there will always be refrigerators, dishwashers, ovens, and range tops to fix. There will always be a need for someone who can confidently wield a screwdriver and open … Read More

Appliance Industry 2019 Q3 Results

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Take a look at the following info from Whirlpool, Electrolux, Samsung, and LG to see how each performed in the last quarter. Whirlpool Q3 Statement Whirlpool Q3 Analysis Electrolux Q3 Statement Electrolux Q3 Analysis Samsung Q3 Statement SDS Samsung Q3 Statement C&T Samsung Q3 Analysis LG Q3 Statement LG Q3 Analysis

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

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