NRVTA dedicates new building to RV inspector training

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ATHENS, Texas – A new classroom being built on the National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) campus will be dedicated to advanced RV inspection classes. The 28-by-52-foot building was designed to create an open space with no interior walls to allow instructors to set up the room in any configuration. It has dedicated restrooms plus a small break area for coffee …

NRVTA welcomes new instructor specializing in heating, ventilating and air conditioning

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ATHENS, Texas – The National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) welcomed a new instructor last month to teach advanced classes in heating, ventilating and air conditioning repair. Brian Snodderly will spend three weeks teaching at NRVTA before returning to his home in Kearney, Mo., for four weeks and repeating the cycle.  For more than 25 years, he has been the owner …

NRVTA concierge keeps students connected and active

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ATHENS, Texas – With more than 100 students taking training at the National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) at any given time, the school has hired a concierge to help keep everyone connected and to serve as a central information resource.  Gina Minter started in 2017 as an administrative assistant at the school that trains RV owners as well as professional …

NRVTA announces expansion of its Texas training facility

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ATHENS, Texas – The National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) today announced it is expanding its facility in response to increased demand for training by RV technicians and inspectors.  NRVTA is adding 5,000 square feet to its four-year-old 15,000-square-foot Big Red School House, the primary training building on a 37-acre campus located an hour southeast of Dallas. The addition will use …

NRVTA’s Tech Tip Tuesdays training videos gain traction on You Tube

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ATHENS, Texas – When the National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) launched a series of informational videos targeted toward RV users a few months ago, nobody expected the response they received. NRVTA’s Tech Tip Tuesdays video series is a collaborative effort between lead instructor Todd Henson and Tony Flammia, the school’s sales and marketing director. Each video is less than five …

NRVTA hires full-time equipment manager

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ATHENS, Texas – The National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) today announced it has hired an equipment manager to assist in preparing classrooms for teacher-led instruction as well as hands-on labs. Drue McMillian attended classes at the Big Red School House last year and became an NRVTA Certified RV Technician. When his wife, Laura Stewart, was tapped to become a student …

Illinois man becomes first NRVIA Master Certified RV Inspector

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ATHENS, Texas – The National RV Inspectors Association (NRVIA) today announced it awarded its first NRVIA Master Certified RV Inspector credential to an Illinois man with five years of experience evaluating recreation vehicles.  Rob Wilhelm, owner of Professional RV Inspections in Algonquin, Ill., became the first person to achieve the status of NRVIA Master Certified RV Inspector in the association’s …

The Texan RV Park hires new general managers to oversee NRVTA campus

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ATHENS, Texas – Jenn and John Brown were recently appointed general managers of the Texan RV Park and Campus, the facility announced today. The Browns are tasked with overseeing the day-to-day physical operation of the Texan RV Park and Campus, which includes the National RV Training Academy (NRVTA), a licensed certification career training school attended by people either seeking training …

NRVTA appoints its first admissions director

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ATHENS, Texas – That National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) today announced the appointment of Jennifer Beard to the position of admissions director for the school which trains people to become professional RV technicians and inspectors.  A native of Texas, Beard started her job April 12 and is responsible for processing admissions, maintaining student records, and ensuring compliance with government regulations …

NRVTA hires teaching assistants to provide more hands-on training

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ATHENS, Texas – The National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) announced today that it has hired several teaching assistants to help instructors provide hands-on training to students taking courses to become professional RV technicians and inspectors.  The RV Fundamentals course is a prerequisite of the inspector and technician courses and can include up to 65 students. The addition of the teaching …