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Klarius and PM Training encourage future engineers with factory tour for teenagers

Klarius and PM Training encourage future engineers with factory tour for teenagers

21st May 2019 | 0 Comments

Klarius Products, in conjunction with local training provider PM Training, introduced young learners to the world of work this Autumn with a full factory tour of its Staffordshire-based exhaust manufacturing centre.

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MWheels launches SOE CPD approved CV wheel training course

MWheels launches SOE CPD approved CV wheel training course

21st May 2019 | 0 Comments

MWheels has launched the Wheel Awareness and Security Fleet Training programme. The classes will be delivered by renowned industry instructor, Phil Thirsk. The Manchester-based wheel services provider said that the new programme represents a new phase for its approach to commercial vehicle wheel safety. For many years, MWheels (formerly known as Motor Wheel Service Distribution) has campaigned for greater legislative support in ensuring the safety of wheels fitted to commercial vehicles, culminating in a change to EU law, which saw wheels categorised as a safety critical item. It has also collaborated with Michelin Training Centre to improve wheel safety knowledge within the industry. The announcement of the programme coincides with a wheel-loss incident receiving front-page coverage on the BBC website, in which a loose lorry wheel collided with a vehicle on the opposite side of the M6 Motorway in Lanacashire.

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Nokian’s US staff travelling to Europe for training

8th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Nokian Tyres is sending the first group of US employees from its Dayton, Tennessee factory to Europe for training. After a month of orientation, Nokian reports that it is sending the staff group on a six-week training trip to its facilities in Russia and Finland.

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Vipal distributor Basvulk opens training centre

Vipal distributor Basvulk opens training centre

16th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Vipal is celebrating the recent inauguration one of its largest European customer’s new training centre. Basvulk, based in the city of Kyustendil, Bulgaria has opened the new facility with the aim of “improving the knowledge of its customers”. To this end, Basvulk offers training opportunities to those who want excellence and the correct application of materials during the repairing process.

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TerraClean technicians take part in hybrid, electric vehicle training

TerraClean technicians take part in hybrid, electric vehicle training

2nd April 2019 | 0 Comments

Technicians from TerraClean’s service centre network have taken part in a three-day Level 3 IMI certified training course in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Repair and Replacement. The training – which took place at TerraClean service centre, Galltec Automotive, in Cramlington – was provided by Stephen Burr (AAE MIMI IEng MIET) and designed to ensure TerraClean technicians continue to broaden their expertise and competence on modern electric and hybrid vehicles.

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Michelin launches bespoke training offer to support dealer partners

Michelin launches bespoke training offer to support dealer partners

26th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Huw Lewis Tyres has become the first Michelin Auto Professional (MAP) dealer to benefit from bespoke new training. Michelin is delivering custom on-site coaching in a ‘real-world’ environment to help advocate dealers enhance customer offer and boost sales. The new training is available to the MAP network in the UK and Ireland during 2019, with the local Michelin territory business manager working closely with owners to focus training where it can have the biggest impact.

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Repxpert members praise Schaeffler LuK double clutch system training course

Repxpert members praise Schaeffler LuK double clutch system training course

4th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Technicians have described one of the most recent LuK dry double clutch system courses as 'absolutely fantastic', following a number of professional presentations and demonstrations at the Repxpert Academy in Hereford.

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Service partner takes advantage of ZF training

Service partner takes advantage of ZF training

6th February 2019 | 0 Comments

ZF Services UK is leading the market in the remanufacture and repair of transmissions and axles for bus and coach applications. Supported by ZF Services UK’s Centre of Competence in Nottingham – which has recently boosted capacity to supply a wider stock of remanufactured transmissions and axles – service partners can attend bus operators within a 48-hour window and perform on-site diagnosis, repairs and component exchange to ensure vehicle downtime is minimised. All Service Partner staff are trained in line with the factory production standards, which form part of ZF’s core competencies.

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Tyresure provides TPMS sensors and training

Tyresure provides TPMS sensors and training

4th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Tyresure is highlighting the fact that it’s wide range of TPMS solutions includes everything from the sensors themselves to professional training courses designed to suit all TPMS-related roles - including the first to be accredited by the Institute of the Motor Industry in the UK - from the firm’s centrally located headquarters.

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Specialist Automotive Global Skills Centre opens at MIRA

Specialist Automotive Global Skills Centre opens at MIRA

17th December 2018 | 0 Comments

MIRA Technology Institute (MTI), a partnership between North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College, Horiba MIRA, Coventry University, Loughborough University and the University of Leicester has officially opened at MIRA Technology Park (MTP). The institute, went into operation in September, was created to satisfy an ever-increasing demand for specialist skills in the automotive sector, with a focus on the growth of new and disruptive technologies.

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Protyre launches Protech Academy

Protyre launches Protech Academy

16th November 2018 | 0 Comments

This week saw the launch of the new Protech Academy, a vocational programme set up by Micheldever Group retail outfit Protyre to qualify young automotive enthusiasts for a career in the industry and to offer current Protyre employees the chance to learn the skills needed to further their careers.

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Recruitment headaches can be avoided by most garages says Progress

Recruitment headaches can be avoided by most garages says Progress

5th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Norwich-based automotive recruitment specialist Progress Recruitment Solutions (UK) Ltd has launched new skills training aimed at sales and aftersales professionals. The six courses include ‘Excellence In Aftersales’, ‘Finance and Insurance IMI Accreditation’ and ‘IMI Quality Assured Vehicle Management’.

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Bridgestone training partners with MWheels on wheel safety education programme

Bridgestone training partners with MWheels on wheel safety education programme

2nd November 2018 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone Training Centre and MWheels have embarked on a joint CV wheel safety education programme for employees, customers and industry professionals. Utilising both classroom learning and hands-on experience, the course includes a full overview of CV wheels’ design and construction, fitting and general maintenance plus an in-depth understanding of axles, nuts and threads as direct core components.

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Midwest, Monmore launch new hybrid training course

Midwest, Monmore launch new hybrid training course

18th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Monmore Auto Parts and Midwest Motor Factors have announced details of their latest training opportunity for garages, to help equip technicians with the right skills around hybrid technology vehicles.

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Repxpert team supports long-standing Schaeffler customer

Repxpert team supports long-standing Schaeffler customer

9th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Repxpert Alistair Mason recently piloted one of Schaeffler's technical support vehicles to Oldfields Garage in Leominster, a workshop that has been fitting Schaeffler products successfully for a number of years, in order to provide some training to its dedicated team of technicians.

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