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How Blockchain Technology Could Change Your Career After Auto Repair Training

December 14, 2017

By now, you’ve probably heard of Bitcoin, the digital “crypto currency” that uses a technology known as blockchain to function. Blockchain itself has a lot of people excited. It has been used to facilitate payments in a fully decentralized, transparent, and efficient manner, without the need for a third party facilitator, like a bank. Now,

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Animals on Board: 3 Tips for Transporting Livestock after Dispatch Training

December 7, 2017

Once you graduate and begin working as a dispatcher, you may be responsible for dispatching a wide range of products. These can range from standard items like clothes and electronics to lumber transportation, hazardous goods transportation, and beyond. Some of the more challenging dispatching roles are in the agricultural sector, especially when live animals are

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4 Insane Facts About the Tesla Roadster for Students in Mechanic Courses

November 30, 2017

While Tesla has styled itself as the company that will make electric vehicles (EVs) affordable to the average consumer, it certainly hasn’t neglected the premium side of things. 2008’s Tesla Roadster was the company’s first high-performance sports car, completely powered by lithium ion batteries, and the success of that model has lead to a new

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Levels 0 to 5: What These Self-Driving Capabilities Mean for Students at Auto Mechanic School

November 9, 2017

Last year, the US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) officially adopted the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)’s automated driving system scale. This is a 0-5 scale that rates vehicles from completely non-autonomous (0) to being completely capable of carrying out any required driving, manoeuvre, or response that a human could (5).

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The Ultimate Decadence? A Look at the Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII for Students in Automotive Training

November 2, 2017

This summer, Rolls-Royce unveiled the newest version of its top-of-the-line luxury car, the Phantom. The 2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII is easily recognizable from afar, due to its classic shape. However, upon closer inspection, it has made many new and innovative advances on the previous model. For students in mechanic courses, there is nothing more inspiring

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4 Signs That Transport Operations and Dispatch Training Is Right for You

October 26, 2017

When considering your next career move, it can be useful to take stock of what you consider your personal strengths and professional attributes. If you are considering a career in dispatching, you may find you already possess some characteristics that could facilitate real success in this kind of role. By tapping into these personal traits,

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5 Signs That Point to a Broken Crankshaft Sensor: What You Need to Know When You Become a Service Advisor

October 19, 2017

As an automotive service advisor, you will need to develop a sharp eye for vehicle and engine problems of all kinds so that you can advise customers on what repairs need to be done. In fact, developing these skills is a core component of the training and courses you will undergo on the way to

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Removing Dye Transfer from Light Leather After Car Detailing Training

October 12, 2017

As you move into your career as an auto detailing specialist, you will work with clients who have all sorts of aesthetic problems with their vehicles. Many of those problems could be difficult to fix, or even have your client worried that the problem isn’t fixable at all. Dye transfer—when dye from another fabric or

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Dealing With Broken Catalytic Converters After Auto Training School

October 5, 2017

As any auto mechanic can tell you, issues with catalytic converters can come up from time to time when you service vehicles. A catalytic converter helps control exhaust emissions by converting toxic pollutants and exhaust into less harmful exhaust for release, and is a very important part of the vehicles you will service. This means

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Why You’ll Rarely Repair Automatic Transmissions After Becoming a Mechanic

September 28, 2017

Some jobs completed by mechanics, like rotating tires, doing oil changes, and replacing brake pads, are incredibly common. Others, like repairing an automatic transmission, are not. In fact, repairing an automatic transmission is something of a specialty, and something that is unlikely for most mechanics to do several times throughout an entire career. Curious about

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