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

5 Customer Questions You Need to Have Answers To

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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

Appliance Industry 2018 Q3 Results

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Take a look at the following info from Whirlpool, Electrolux, Haier, Samsung, and LG to see how each performed in the last quarter. Whirlpool Q3 Statement Whirlpool Q3 Analysis Electrolux Q3 Statement Electrolux Q3 Analysis Haier/GE Q3 Statement Haier/GE New Offering Fell Flat Samsung Q3 Statement Samsung Q3 Analysis LG Q3 Statement LG Q3 Analysis

5 Advantages of Hands-On Appliance Repair Training

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Classes are moving online. That includes classes for technical, manual skills. But while virtual learning can give you some of the basics, it’s no replacement for hands-on learning. Here are five reasons why you should tackle appliances in-person to learn the trade. 1. Pick up speed. Every job has a learning curve. When you’re just starting out, each step is … Read More

Appliance Repair Shop Owners: How Do You Train Your New Repair Technicians?

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You’re a busy appliance-store-and-repair-shop owner, and you’re about to hire two new technicians. You’d prefer that both had experience in appliance repair, but, occasionally, you like to take on someone with drive and ambition and a willingness to provide outstanding service to your customers. The missing piece is that person usually has little knowledge of appliance repair, and, of course, … Read More

R600a and Lokring Repair Training at Encompass in Atlanta Georgia

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Tech Training on Lokring Tools & R600a October 24, 2018: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Encompass Training Center, Lawrenceville, GA Early Bird Registration Deadline: October 12, 2018, $149 After October 12: $199 Register Now Based on numerous tech customer requests, Encompass is teaming with Fred’s Appliance Academy to offer a 1-day hands-on class on Lokring Tools & R600a Repair. The course is designed to help you … Read More

Appliance Brands – Who owns who?

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Students at Fred’s Appliance Academy learn to diagnose and repair all sorts of electrical appliances, including washing machines, dryers, garbage disposals, and refrigerators. Here pupils acquire the skills that are needed to fix devices from a range of well-known appliance brands such as KitchenAid, Frigidaire, Maytag and Samsung. Today’s top 5 appliance brands by volume Visit any showroom, and you’re … Read More

Three Things You Should Do After Every Appliance Repair Job

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Appliance repair isn’t easy, and you’re on the clock. Your whole day is probably booked with different houses or commercial buildings you need to get to. Complicated troubleshooting and tedious repairs get in the way of a full day’s work, and being late for appointments are bad for business. But you should never end an appointment at a customer’s property … Read More

Add Offline Learning to Your Resume: 4 Reason to Look for Hands-On Appliance Repair Training

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Online learning has changed every industry, even appliance repair. You can learn how to build up your business, find parts online, and watch what industry experts recommend as best practices. But you can’t learn everything you need to know online. Here are four skills that only hands-on courses provide. 1. Practice speed and familiarity. Tools take time to master. Everyone … Read More

Fill in Your Knowledge Gaps: Comprehensive and Specialty Courses Help Re-frame Your Knowledge

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Appliance repair and IT have something in common: both theoretical number and hands-on expertise matter. That’s why our courses focus on experience, for both new technicians and experienced professionals. Hands-on training is important in a hands-on business, and keeping up with industry advances keeps your business current. Here’s how our three-week and one-week courses can help. Get ahead with smart … Read More