ACDelco Training

ACDelco Offers Future Technician Training Programs to Instructors

The ACDelco Future Technician Training Program offers NATEF schools an opportunity to enhance their curriculums by offering their students a chance to receive state-of-the-art training to prepare them for the competitive field of automotive service.

To attract young people interested in automotive careers, ACDelco launched the ACDelco Future Technician Training Program earlier this year. For the first time, a portion of ACDelco’s award-winning technical WBT that ACDelco professional customers use is available to high school-level students at National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)-certified secondary schools nationwide at no cost to the schools or students.

The ACDelco Future Technician Training Program also offers NATEF schools an opportunity to enhance their curriculums by offering their students a chance to receive state-of-the-art training to prepare them for the competitive field of automotive service.

Twelve technical courses are available for use as a complete curriculum or can be taken separately to complement an existing curriculum or as extra credit. An additional six business management training courses are also available for use at no additional cost to the students.
Business training courses currently offered include:

• Professional Skills Assessment
• Stress Management
• Time Management
• Team Building
• Problem Solving
• Continuous Improvement

Technical courses currently offered include:
• Introduction to Air Conditioning
• HVAC System Operations
• Brakes 1
• Brakes 2
• Electrical / Electronics Stage 1
• Electrical / Electronics Stage 2
• Electrical / Electronics Stage 3
• Electrical Wiring Diagrams
• Introduction to Automotive Oscilloscopes
• Battery, Charging and Starting
• Powertrain Performance 1
• OBD II Overview

The ACDelco Future Technician Training Program offers instructors a state-of-the-art, no-cost curriculum from an industry leader. In addition to this training, students who participate in the program receive course completion certificates and access to job openings at Independent Service Centers that support ACDelco.

Students who complete six of 12 classes will be considered for one of multiple $1,000 scholarships that will be awarded in June 2009.

To participate in or obtain additional information about this program, instructors from the NATEF schools are invited to visit www.acdelcotechconnect.com and click on the “Future Tech Training Program” located under the “What’s New” section on the homepage.

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