To help ensure school bus technicians have the educational tools they need to help them work effectively and efficiently, Thomas Built Buses and its dealers offer more than 300 factory-certified classes per year. The Thomas Built Institute, held twice a year, is a signature component of that training program. The first of two 2012 Institutes will take place April 24-27 at Thomas’ High Point, N.C., facility.
The 2012 curriculum includes:
EPA Emissions Systems
Coolant, Maintenance and Cost Savings
Utilizing Websites, Resources and Wire Diagrams
A Choice of one of the following tracks:
Type C: Multiplex, Service Link and Troubleshooting
Type D: Electrical and Fan Drive
Participating technicians select the track they want and receive 28 credit hours of continuing education in less than a week.
To register for the 2012 Thomas Built Institute April 24-27, 2012, visit thomasbus.com/about-us/events. Early enrollment is recommended. Registration is limited to 100 participants to ensure small class sizes and personal attention.
The training is $275 a person, and includes breakfast and lunch.
Thomas Built Buses will offer a second session of the Institute in the fall of 2012 in Omaha, Neb.