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Our appliance repair courses are designed for anyone. Whether you are a working tech who wants to boost his electrical troubleshooting skills or are a complete novice, our courses will help you fulfill the motto of ‘Learn More. Earn More.’
Samurai Tech Academy’s courses provide powerfully up-do-date, in-depth and stimulating course material for any level or skillset.
Built-in accountability checks give you immediate feedback on areas where you need to focus your efforts or get interactive help from the STA staff. If you get stuck at any point in the course we are here for support at the Student Forum and elsewhere. Attend the Samurai's weekly Office Hours to ask questions and get further, in-depth training on technical topics.
And did we mention you can self-pace? Within your own schedule, in your own time.
5 Online Courses for Individuals
We are constantly developing additional courses. At the moment our 5 main courses entail many in-depth modules and units--and that coursework material is continually updated to keep things current to changes in technology, as appropriate. Typically one course can take anywhere from 1 month to 3 months to complete depending on your own self-pacing.
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Fundamentals of Appliance Repair Course*: This is our flagship course, the place where most techs, even those with experience, begin their journey towards mastery. We give you all the essential, foundational knowledge an aspiring Master Samurai Tech needs to have in this powerful course.
Refrigerator Troubleshooting and Repair: Once you have the fundamentals covered, either through our above coursework or in your own experience, focus in on refrigeration, the specialty area that will give you the most bang for your buck. Become well-versed in the principles of operation, common problems, troubleshooting and repair of single and dual evaporator refrigerators, split-phase and inverter-driven compressors.
Advanced Schematic Analysis and Troubleshooting Course: The key to the future of appliance repair lies in being able to troubleshoot modern appliances using their schematic diagrams. This course picks up where Fundamentals leaves off and helps you progress further down the road towards mastery. Note that this course requires that you've already taken Fundamentals or another basic electricity course.
Operating a Profitable Appliance Repair Business: A powerful resource for anyone who wants to run their own business, or is currently struggling to increase their profitability. We give you our hard-won knowledge gained from two decades as small business owners. Note: this course includes the content from the Professional Development course.
Professional Development for Appliance Repair Technicians: This course is designed for the tech-employee who works for an appliance repair business. It’s all about the essential soft skills of customer service and other work habits.
*Our courses can be taken and purchased independently of each other, however, we do recommend you take Fundamentals first before all others.
We also various bundles of courses. Read about them on our Course Bundles page.
As an employer or multi-technician operator who services many customers, you want to have your employees be great ambassadors of your brand and enhance the customer experience. The Professional Development for Appliance Repair Technicians Training Course is designed to achieve that goal for your current employees and new hires alike. Our technical training courses are also a must-do for any serious appliance repair professional.
However, for companies who wish to have their own particular way of doing things integrated with the curriculum, we offer “private labeling” and customization of online coursework. Your customized training courses will help your employees build their knowledge base with the exact knowledge base you want them to have.