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July 2021 Newsletter

  July 2021 I hope everyone had a great Independence Day. Summer 2021 is in full swing!  Be sure to drop a line and let me know what challenges your shop has been facing in the heat.   Have you completed the Essential Electricity for Automotive Technician’s course?  Reviews are coming in and this course is helping many techs get a better grasp [...]


Do you know what an inductor is ?

  Inductors are found all over the vehicles that we work on. Understanding how they operate and what to expect when testing them can go a long way in your diagnostic process.  Check it out here!https://courses.handsonautotraining.com/courses/basic-electronic-components If you d not have a solid understanding of basic electricity be sure to check this out.https://courses.handsonautotraining.com/courses/essential-electricity-for-automotive-technicians


Membership Site is up and Running!

Click on the Courses TAB to access the membership site!  It has been a long time coming and I am happy to offer great learning content at a reasonable price to help technicians better themselves. Our current major Course is Essential Electricity for Automotive Technicians. This course will start with the basics of electricity and move up to voltage drop testing.   There are [...]


Basic Electrical / votage drop class

5/12/2020 7pm  Eastern Basic electrical and voltage drop testing class. Cost is $30 I will be live presenting the basics and then we will dive into real world live demonstrations doing voltage drops , working though real wiring diagrams. The goal is to make sure that you are familiar with knowing what voltage to expect on a circuit BEFORE you start testing!!  Please [...]


Electrical pop quiz discussion TODAY

If you took our electical pop quiz and did not get 5/5 lets talk about it!   Here are links to todays webinar When: Apr 27, 2020 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)                                                                     Topic: Electrical Pop Quiz Discussion https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wfN9DXRDSrqYiUCwaZyl7A When: Apr 27, 2020 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)                                                                         Topic: Electrical Pop Quiz Discussion https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GyKCSp8ESZKoBxVZ3C1yKA When: Apr 27, 2020 [...]


Free Training Classes 4/20 &4/24

Hello Everyone! Due to the huge demand for the Free Electrical class I will be doing it once again Live on Monday 4/20/2020 1pm Eastern time. This is a basic class that would benefit newer technicians along with techs that need a refresher. This is part of a larger class that I have shortened  to under 1 hour. questions and comments are welcome! [...]


Pico Scope interactive live training class

This class starts out by covering the basics of the Pico Scope Automotive software and moves into using the power of the Pico scope to analyze real world captures. Participants should have Pico 6 Automotive software installed on a pc. A dual monitor set up is helpful however not absolutely required to allow follow along and manipulation and measurement of wave forms. Cost [...]


Snap On Scope class 10/24/2019

We are having a introduction to snap on based scopes. Our last electrical class went very well! We had many request for scope classes. The most request were for Snap On based scopes, classes on other platforms to come in the future. Covering the basics of navigation menus and settings as they apply to Snap On, to getting a wave form on your [...]


Electrical Training

  Hello all! Brian Mann will be instructing a training class on the 26th of September. Pizza and refreshments provided. Bring your meter if you have one, meters will be available for use if you do not bring your own. This class will be a refresher of the basics including some theory and multi meter basics, with a explanation of the way that [...]