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October 6, 2016
CEO and founder of Technicians Academy Shawn Collins and Richard Young came out to Jefferson College for a fuel systems class on Thursday, October 6, 2016 in the Automotive Technology department.  Jefferson College high school and college students participated in the morning long session which covered current and future technology in the automotive industry.  Scope training, wiring diagrams and diagnostics were covered to over 40 students in attendance.


(Pictured left to right: Richard Young, Gerard Uhls, and Shawn Collins)

September 20, 2016
Jefferson College and AutoZone have teamed up to provide automotive aftermarket training to technicians around the area. Over 25 technicians interested in sharpening their skills came from as far as Belleville, Illinois for Honda and Toyota Charging system training on September 20, 2016. William (Bill) Cochran (far left in photo), a double master ASE technician, was thrilled with the turnout and shared his knowledge for over three hours to Jefferson College students and professional technicians. Bill is based in Florida and trains across the nation.

August 20, 2016
Jefferson College and Kevin's Car Care (Barnhart) sponsored a continuing automotive electrical course on Saturday, August 20, 2016. The coursework, entitled Essential Electronics, is in a series of courses focusing on automotive electronics for the automotive aftermarket industry. Saturday's course involved hands on training with advanced automotive scopes and diagnostic procedures which accompany it.  The trainer, Kevin Leiby (pictured to the left), is a technical trainer for Leiby's Automotive Training.