Federal-Mogul Adds to its Garage Gurus Training Program
Dec. 28, 2015—Garage Gurus, Federal-Mogul Motorparts' technical education platform, announced last week that it will expand its curriculum, open additional training facilities, and add a number of new "program enhancements" to better serve auto technicians' training needs beginning in January.
The Garage Gurus network will open new facilities in the Boston, Detroit and Houston markets, pushing the program's total to 12 locations.
The program will also introduce several new courses, including test preparation for the ASE A4 Automotive Steering and Suspension and A5 Brakes certification exams. The courses will be led by ASE-certified "Gurus" instructors.
Other new courses include:
- Analyzing Today’s Ignition Systems (IGN.303.1.WS)
- How to Use Your Lab Scope (IGN.305.1.WS)
- Understanding Fuel Trims (IGN.304.1.WS)
- Advanced Brake System Service Tips and Techniques (BRK.206.1.WS)
- ABS Wheel Speed Sensor Testing (BRK.207.1.WS)
- Diagnosing Modern Chassis Systems (SS.105.1.WS)
- Calibrating Steering Angle Sensors (SS.106.1.WS)
- Fel-Pro® Engine Misfire Diagnostics (ENG.404.1.WS)
“Garage Gurus on-site and on-demand training are now within easy reach of tens of thousands of technicians, service writers, repair shop owners and parts professionals,” said Brent Berman, director, training and consumer experience, Federal-Mogul Motorparts. “We are now scaling up our curriculum and introducing convenient evening courses to help maximize the positive impact of each of our state-of-the-art training centers.”
In addition to on-site training at each Garage Gurus center, Federal-Mogul Motorparts offers “lunch and learn” field training sessions and other on-demand technical education through dozens of “Gurus-On-The-Go” product technology vans. The company will continue to expand the fleet of vans throughout the U.S. and Canada in early 2016, according to Berman.
To learn more about these and other Garage Gurus programs, visit www.fmgaragegurus.com.