Complimentary Regional Training Programs Planned Throughout the Year
The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) will hold a number of regional certification training courses throughout the year across the United States. Each session will include a three-hour training course, along with time to take the certification exam. The courses will be led by Bob Beranek, chair of the AGSC AGRSS™ Standards Committee.
In September, Beranek will offer a class at Auto Glass Week™ in San Antonio, Texas. The course will be held on September 29 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. The training class will be held from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. and the exam will be given at 2 p.m.
A training session will also be held in Indianapolis, Ind., on November 9. The program will be held at the JW Marriott Indianapolis from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., and the exam will follow at 12:30 p.m.
A course also is scheduled for January 25, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center in Aurora, Colo. The class will run from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and the exam will follow at 12:30 p.m.
The AGSC also will hold a training course in Long Island, N.Y., in March 2019. The course will be held at the Long Island Marriott on Thursday, March 28, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. The exam will follow at 3:30 p.m.
The 2019 training program and certification tests will be free for technicians who currently work for an AGSC Registered Member Company. For technicians who do not work for an AGSC Registered Member Company, the training program is free and the cost to take the certification test is $49.
AGSC Holds Networking Event in Massachusetts
The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) held a networking event in South Attleboro, Mass., last spring. The event was held at AAA South Attleboro in April and was open to current and prospective members.
Peter Brown of Tiny & Sons Glass in Pembroke, Mass., who serves on the AGSC board of directors and chairs the marketing committee, and Jeff Martineau, an auto glass industry sales representative with Clarity Sales Associates and member of the marketing committee, provided an AGSC update. A question-and-answer session followed.
“The event was well received,” says Brown. “Beranek and I spoke about the advantages of being a part of the AGSC.”
He adds, “Jeff was instrumental in putting this together.” Additionally, Brown expects similar events to be held in 2019.
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