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News   May 15, 2009   by Auto Service World

Affinia Training Courses Offer Technicians a Chance to

Affinia Global Brake and Chassis, manufacturer of Raybestos brand products, is again offering training classes and programs for technicians interested in fine-tuning their craft.

Conducted by NATEF-certified instructors, the detailed program includes both training centre and field training courses conducted at Affinia’s McHenry, Ill. facility and offers technicians the opportunity to learn the latest industry techniques and developments while providing a chance to re-familiarize with important industry concepts.

All training modules are accredited courses measurable by an exam that follows training. The Technician Training Program includes course titles such as brake systems diagnosis and repair, chassis and alignment diagnostics and installation procedures, and fundamentals of electricity. The Field Training Module course catalogue includes offerings such as servicing brakes on ABS equipped vehicles module, chassis and suspension hands-on module, and chassis and alignment diagnostics and installation procedures module.

“By participating in training and certification classes conducted by our NATEF-Certified instructors, companies are doing their part to improve customer satisfaction,” says Wally Marciniak, director of technical services at Affinia Global Brake and Chassis Group. “Installation centres benefit from an educated, rejuvenated work force which leads to fewer service-related failures and happier customers.”

The classroom-style training centre courses run from one to four days and range from US$120 – $585 in price, including lunch. For companies looking to educate an entire staff, Affinia Field Training Modules cost around $1,300 with unlimited enrollment.

For more information or to receive a 2009 Affinia Global Brake & Chassis Group Tech Training Course Catalogue visit or call (800) 323-0354. 

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