Motor Coach Industries (MCI) announced the reopening of MCI Academy in-person classes at the National Training Center in Louisville, Kentucky, according to the company's news release.
MCI Academy said it will continue providing its no-cost training programs for all levels of technicians with in-person classes starting in October.
MCI Academy offers online courses, classroom sessions, written tests, and practical skills demonstration.
With its ASE recertification completed in September, ASE accreditation of the MCI Academy training program has been extended to 2027. MCI Academy students can earn all three technician certificates and complete two specialist diploma programs to become MCI master technicians, according to MCI.
“Workforce development is a priority for MCI and its customers. Developing skilled coach techicians is critical for our operators and important to recruiting and retaining talent, and MCI Academy is meeting that critical industry need,“ said Brent Maitland, VP, private sector sales and marketing. “We are not only proud to welcome students back to the classroom, but also very excited to have our program be accredited by Automotive Service Education for another five years to continue providing the industry’s premier training program.”
MCI Academy said it may add additional sessions to meet the growing demand for its educational program.