ST. PAUL, MN, October 17, 2023 – Fix Network, the global leader in collision, glass and mechanical repair services, continues to expand the reach of its Automotive Glass Apprenticeship Program with opportunities in Washington State, Oregon and now Montana.
The Fix Network Apprenticeship Program (FNAP) began in November 2022 as the first Automotive Glass Apprenticeship of its kind in the United States. The program, run through Fix Network’s Speedy Glass USA shops, focuses on training and certifying individuals in automotive glass repair and replacement services. The program aims to attract those interested in building a career in the skilled trades.
“As vehicles become more advanced and technology-focused, the demand for skilled technicians has never been greater,” said Fix Network President and CEO Steve Leal. “The Fix Network Apprenticeship Program provides opportunities that fast-track auto enthusiasts to an in-demand career. This program expansion reflects our commitment to providing accessible and high-quality training opportunities for aspiring automotive glass professionals.”
Each apprentice receives instruction and training on auto glass repair and replacement processes, ADAS calibration, cutting-edge auto glass tools and technologies, troubleshooting and diagnostics, customer service and cost estimate preparation. Comprehensive customizable benefits are also available.
Program participants benefit from 2,000 hours of paid, comprehensive, on-the-job training under the supervision of experienced journeyperson-level auto glass technicians.
“The training and support I’ve received during my apprenticeship at Speedy Glass in Salem, Oregon, has given me confidence and strengthened my auto glass skill set,” said Speedy Glass Auto Glass Apprentice Tyler Reed. “I’m excited to grow my career path and encourage anyone interested in automotive skilled trades in Montana, Oregon, and Washington State to explore this career opportunity.”
To graduate with nationally recognized certification, apprentices must pass the Certified Technician standardized test specified by the Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC).
ABOUT FIX NETWORK
Fix Network is a global leader in the automotive aftermarket services sector, consisting of Fix Auto Collision, Fix Auto Service, NOVUS Glass, ProColor Collision, Speedy Auto Service, Speedy Glass USA and SRP brands. Our locally owned and operated collision, glass and mechanical repair facilities offer hassle-free vehicle care and services. Our company and our network continue to grow nationally and globally, thanks to a solid foundation based on entrepreneurship and innovation. With more than 2,000 points of service around the world, Fix Network is the premier global automotive aftermarket services solution. In the United States, Mondofix Inc. has granted an exclusive license to 79411 USA LLC to the Fix Auto Collision brand. For more information, visit www.fixnetwork.com.