Episode 26

Building and Managing Your Training Collection

Building and Managing Your Training Collection

With guest Carm Capriotto

  • Invest in yourself.
  • Don't think you can't learn from the same class, different instructor
  • There is value in continuous and even redundant training
  • Be sure to bring your training resume to a prospective job opportunity
  • Ask the potential new shop of their commitment to training.

Training Resume Ideas:

For Technician to include in his/her resume:

  • Tech Name
  • Class Title
  • Date of Class
  • Venue
  • Sponsor of training
  • Time invested
  • The Trainer(s)
  • My rating of the training
  • Note to self
  • Shop working for at the time
  • Cost of training
  • Who paid for training

Training Resume for Shop Owners:

  • Technician name
  • Class Title
  • Date of Training Event
  • Venue
  • Sponsor
  • Length of class
  • Traiiner name
  • Tech's Rating Level (1-5)
  • Cost of training
  • Who paid?

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About the Podcast

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About your host

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Matt Fanslow

Matt Fanslow is the diagnostic tech/shop manager at Riverside Automotive in Red Wing, MN. His primary responsibilities are to diagnose driveability and electrical/electronic issues, and perform most all programming, coding, initializing, adoptions, etc. Basically, if it needs to be figured out or has wires, it goes to Matt.

He’s been a tech since 1996. Matt is also a subject matter expert for ASE and has instructed at Vision Hi-Tech Training and Expo. Matt has participated on 18 ASE technical committees for the ASE Practice Test, A6, A7, A8, and L1 tests. He’s also done case studies for Standard Motor Products. Fanslow’s goal is to do everything in his power to improve the overall level of professionalism within the automotive and light truck repair trade and also raise the level of its public image.