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Jeremy Smith, Wallace State’s Diesel Technology Chair, Earns Master Trainer Status

Wallace State Diesel Technology Chair Jeremy Smith has been named a National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) Master Trainer. Smith is the only NC3 Battery Starting and Charging and Torque Master Trainer in the state and one of 35 NC3 Master Trainers across the United States.

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Janisin Named Gateway’s New Vice President, Business and Workforce Solutions Division

Matt Janisin has been named Gateway’s new vice president of the Business and Workforce Solutions Division. Janisin takes over the helm of the division from outgoing vice president Debbie Davidson, who is retiring. Janisin begins his duties Oct. 30.

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Grant Expanding CHS Auto Tech Certifications

Columbus High was one of 14 schools across the state to be awarded a $50,000 reVISION Grant from the Nebraska Department of Education. The grants fund programs that teach students the industrial and technical skills needed in today’s workforce.

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Shortage of Auto Mechanics Has Dealerships Taking Action

All along, car companies have operated training programs to convey the specialized repair information peculiar to their new models. But that continuing education is intended to update experienced mechanics. To replenish the entry-level ranks as technicians change jobs or retire — turnover runs as high as 20 percent a year — automakers need to start at a more basic skill level, expanding the range of their own programs and partnering with private technical schools to reverse the technician deficit.

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FCA US Recruits 50 Schools to Train Next Generation of Dealership Service Technicians

FCA US LLC has recruited 50 technical training schools from across the country to train the next generation of automotive service technicians for its U.S. dealerships.

Through its program – Mopar CAP (Career Automotive Program) LOCAL – FCA US will continue to grow this network of schools in the U.S. Ultimately, FCA US would like to have more than 100 certified training sites across the country to help its dealerships combat the industry shortage of service technicians.

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