AGSC to Offer Free Accreditation Training and Testing in Irvine, Calif.

The Auto Glass Safety Councilâ„¢ (AGSC) will host an automotive glass technician training and testing opportunity in Irvine, Calif., next March. The training is free to technicians who work for AGSC Registered Member Companies and available to non-Registered Member Companies at a small charge. It will be held at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center.

The course will be conducted on Saturday, March 21, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., and the exam will be given from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The cost for technicians who do not work for AGSC Registered Member Companies is $49. Also, as a special incentive, companies that become AGSC Registered Member Companies by the date of this training can sign their technicians up onsite to take the training and test for free (the $49 will be credited back once deducted from the total AGSC registration fees).

All fees include both the training and examination.

Standards committee chair and industry expert Bob Beranek, president of Automotive Glass Consultants in Sun Prairie, Wis., is teaching the course.

“We felt that if we could help the technicians pass the certification exam it would help the industry in two ways,” says Beranek. “It would increase the number of certified technicians, which would give the consumer more confidence in our replacements, and we could improve the knowledge the technician needs to perform competently.”

Please visit here to register.

AGSC is also conducting similar training in Baltimore in October and Long Island in April.

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