NRVTA staff recalls 2021 as a pivotal year for the training academy

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ATHENS, Texas – While many businesses struggled to get through 2021 despite a second full year of COVID challenges, the National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) staff described last year as a pivotal year for the school, which resulted in unexpected growth. The highlight for 2021 was NRVTA becoming a certified career school through the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). “The application …

NRVTA completes 5,000-square-foot addition to Big Red School House

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ATHENS, Texas – The National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) announced today it has completed work on a 5,000-square-foot addition to the Big Red School House. The building will serve as classrooms and hands-on labs for the RV Fundamentals Class as well as all advanced training courses for people seeking to become RV technicians. A separate building on campus is now …

The Texan RV Park completes major enhancements, begins others

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ATHENS, Texas – The Texan RV Park, which hosts the National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) campus and serves as home to many students attending classes, announced the completion of several major enhancements to its facilities this summer.  The projects include: The main road into and circling the RV park was widened by a foot and repaved, and a check-in lane …

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NRVTA creates dedicated audio-video studio to produce training materials

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ATHENS, Texas – The National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) created a dedicated, stand-alone studio to produce training videos, commercials and even talk shows, the company announced today.  After the school moved RV inspector training into a new building earlier this month, the old building was converted to an audio-video studio. The 20-by-60-foot building is large enough to set up a …

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NRVTA moves inspection training into new facility

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ATHENS, Texas – The National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) moved all courses for RV inspectors into a new building last month. The 28×52-foot building is wider than the previous facility, which enables 32 students to sit in rows of six in order to be closer to the instructor. Two students share an 8-foot table equipped with a 20-inch monitor to …

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Searches show demand rising for RV inspection services

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ATHENS, Texas – The National RV Inspectors Association (NRVIA) today reported more than 10,000 people a month are performing searches on the group’s website to locate inspectors in their area. Search activity has consistently remained at that level through August and September, with some months recording more than 15,000 search requests, said Stephanie Henson, NRVIA director of administration.  “When we …

NRVTA expands its communications team

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ATHENS, Texas – The National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) today announced the addition of two staff members to enhance communications and material generated by the center. Codi Johnson was hired to be the creative editor and Melissa Flammia will serve as social media manager. Together, they are responsible for creating consistent messages across multiple channels promoting NRVTA and its courses …

Yolanda Sorrells joins NRVTA staff as a student advisor

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ATHENS, Texas – The National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) today announced Yolanda Sorrells joined the staff as the training center’s third student advisor. She will respond to inquiries from people regarding NRVTA training programs and courses, help them select classes and assist in completing enrollment documents.  A native of Palmer, Texas, Sorrells learned of NRVTA in a roundabout way. Her …

NRVTA announces working arrangement with Coach-Net

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ATHENS, Texas – The National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) today announced that graduates of its technical training program can apply to be a part of Coach-Net’s vendor network. Coach-Net has provided around-the-clock emergency road services to RVers since 1987. Always looking to expand their network of thousands of RV dealerships, repair centers, and other emergency providers, Coach-Net will begin accepting …

NRVTA presents three Champion Awards at the Texas RV Association annual convention

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BASTROP, Texas – The National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) bestowed three Champion Awards Sunday night at the Texas RV Association’s (TRVA) 47th annual convention.  Awards were presented by Stephanie Henson, director of administration at the National RV Inspector’s Association (NRVIA), and her husband, Todd Henson, lead master certified instructor at NRVTA, to these people: Fred Petrivelli, vice president of sales …