MCI Academy, an award-winning training program offered by motorcoach builder MCI (a subsidiary of NFI Group), is restarting its in-person classes at its National Training Center in Louisville, Kentucky. Classes began earlier this month.
The MCI Academy provides quality training for all levels of technicians in the motorcoach industry using a combination of online courses, classroom sessions, written tests, and practical skills demonstration. MCI Academy’s comprehensive educational program is geared to equip motorcoach professionals with the knowledge and skills to maintain, diagnose, and repair systems on MCI motorcoaches to maximize on-road time, passenger safety, and operator profitability.
The Academy is accredited through Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). With its ASE recertification completed in September 2022, its accreditation 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.
In-person class schedule:
- Technician 3: October 3-7, 2022
- HVAC 101: October 11-14, 2022
- Electrical 101: October 24-28, 2022
- Technician 3: October 31-November 4, 2022
- HVAC 201: November 7-11, 2022
- HVAC 101: November 15-18, 2022
- Electrical 101: December 5-9, 2022
- Technician 3: December 12-16, 2022
Workforce development is a priority for MCI and its customers. Developing skilled coach technicians 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.”
Visit mciacademy.com for more information about the programs as well as the 2023 schedule of classes, which will be published soon.