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Stacey Phillips is an award-winning writer for the automotive industry based in Southern California. She has more than 25 years of experience as an editor and writer and has assisted a wide range of businesses and fields. In addition, Stacey has co-authored two books.

 

She can be reached at stacey@radiantwriting.com. 

 
Thursday, 04 August 2022 09:26

Repairify’s New Partnership with ATG Will Provide Industry with Advanced Diagnostic Training

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Chris Chesney, Repairify’s vice president of training and organizational development. Chris Chesney, Repairify’s vice president of training and organizational development.

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With the growing need for collision repair technicians to understand the mechanical components of vehicles, Repairify is taking steps to equip them with the skills they need to repair vehicles properly.

In July, Repairify announced it acquired the Automotive Training Group (ATG) to create and offer advanced diagnostic training for the industry focused on both mechanical and collision repair.

 

“Their content and workbooks are the best in the industry,” said Chris Chesney, Repairify’s vice president of training and organizational development. “I'm really looking forward to bringing them on board and integrating them into what we do.”

 

Founded in 2004, ATG offers live and virtual technical training worldwide. Chesney has a long history of working with the ATG team over his career and has great respect for the company and team of instructors for presenting excellent information in an understandable and interesting format.

 

As a result of their new partnership, Repairify will support ATG in such a way that they can produce and deliver meaningful content to a wider audience. This includes offering classes that focus on scanning and calibration, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and electric vehicles, as well as vehicle data networks.

 

“Part of that network might have been damaged or had corrosion or resistance in connectors or whatever that are not a part of the of the collision but affect the overall results or capabilities of that one network,” said Chesney. “It's important for [technicans] to know how to triage those and validate that they're actually working as designed."

 

Working in this field for the majority of his career, Chesney understands the importance of connecting with technicians so they have a full picture of what needs to be done to be successful on the shop floor. He has worked as a shop owner, service advisor, trainer, training manager and training program owner. All these roles have focused on the mechanical side of the business.

 

In 2002, Chesney moved to Raleigh, NC, to build out an automotive training team. When he left that organization in 2021, it was hosting 150,000 active learners who were...


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