The Group Training Academy/AVI Winter Training Conference will take place Jan. 16-18 at AVI world headquarters in Fort Myers, Florida. The three-day session will feature technical and management training from the auto care industry’s leading instructors.

Dirk Fuchs, ZF Technical Training Manager, is explaining the company's training philosophy at AAPEX 2018 in Las Vegas. Dirk is motioning with his right hand with is left hand flat and facing upward. He is wearing a button-down polo shirt. Photo by Mark Phillips/Aftermarket Intel
Dirk Fuchs, ZF Technical Training Manager, explains the company’s training philosophy at AAPEX 2018 in Las Vegas. Photo by Mark Phillips/Aftermarket Intel

“We are looking forward to hosting the industry’s premier training conference,” said Larry Pavey, CEO of the Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group). “The Group Training Academy offers a wide-array of courses from some of the most respected instructors in the industry, and this conference will feature insightful courses in key areas of interest. We thank AVI for organizing and conducting the conference, especially in sunny Florida in January.”

Courses offered at The Group Training Academy/AVI Winter Training Conference include: 

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  • Dealing with Difficult Customers with Bill Haas
  • The Top Light Duty Diesel Problems and Solutions with Ryan Kooiman
  • Building a Business Culture that Employees Embrace with Bill Haas
  • Steering & Suspension with Dirk Fuchs
  • Developing Leadership Traits for Success with Bill Haas
  • Dynamic Duo: Scope & Scanner Diagnostics Pt. 1 with John Forro
  • Making Communication Meaningful for Internal & External Customers with Bill Haas
  • Dynamic Duo: Scope & Scanner Diagnostics Pt. 2 with John Forro

Recently awarded the Art Fisher Award for Excellence in Education by the Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA), The Group Training Academy is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It includes a broad range of training options, from ASE test preparation to automotive, diagnostic, diesel, transmission, shop management and scan tool training videos, plus training resources, diagrams, reading materials, quizzes and interactive resources. The training is presented in a video format designed especially for automotive professionals. 

To learn more about the Group Training Academy/AVI Winter Training Conference, visit 

https://aviondemand.com/conferences/2020-avi-training-conference/. To visit The Group Training Academy web portal, go to www.thegrouptrainingacademy.com

About Automotive Parts Services Group 

The Automotive Parts Services Group, also known as The Group, was created as a joint venture of the Federated Auto Parts and National Pronto Association program groups on behalf of their respective members, creating one of the largest automotive parts supply networks in North America. For more information, visit www.thegroupapsg.com

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