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MCI sets 2011 technical training schedule

Posted on January 18, 2011

[IMAGE]MCI-Technician-Training-Louisville-2.jpg[/IMAGE]Motor Coach Industries (MCI) is kicking off 2011 with a brand new series of Technical Tune-Up sessions at its Technician Training Center in Louisville and a full range of topics and best practices through its continually updated L.E.A.R.N. webinar series.

"We made a plan to upgrade educational offerings to our customers in 2011 because MCI's customers are our single most important product development resource," said Patricia Ziska, MCI's vice president and chief customer officer.

Offered free to operators of MCI coaches at MCI's Louisville Training Center, the onsite Technical Tune-Up sessions are designed to maximize maintenance skills for the highest up-time and utilization on all current-production MCI models. This hands-on learning environment offers 3 ½-day seminars in new technologies, troubleshooting, and making appropriate repairs. These sessions are taught by expert MCI trainers as well as representatives from OEM vendor companies.

Additionally, the HVAC 608 / 609 exam is offered as an option to all attendees. Technicians registering for this exam will be mailed a study guide to prepare and certification will be awarded for successful completion of this exam.

2011 Louisville Technical Tune-Up Schedule

Technical Tune-Up               Advanced Technical Tune-Up    Public Sector

March 15-18                           May 10-12                                       September 27-29

October 11-14                       September 13-15

All sessions include lunch and dinner and are held at MCI's National Training Center at the Louisville parts distribution warehouse To register, click here or call (847) 285-2257.

L.E.A.R.N stands for Live Educational Audio Visual Resources on the 'Net. The free webinar series features several three-part sessions — both live and archived 24/7— to help operators update their skills even if they can't get away from the office.  

All webinars are led by Scott Crawford, MCI director of training and include expert instruction from MCI and OEM experts on subjects covered. Each live seminar includes a Q&A session for interactive discussion.

MCI's first quarter L.E.A.R.N. schedule:

1/12/11: Charging Systems

1/26.11: Data Line Diagnostics

2/9/11: Ladder logic for MUX

2/23/11: Diagnosing from the Driver's Seat

3/9/11:  Regeneration

3/23/11: Spring Prep

MCI webinars are held twice a month — always on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. Central Time. For a complete schedule and session detail, click here.

 

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