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

Tony Flammia Press Releases

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 …

Use your RV water pump when hooked up to water???

Tony Flammia RV Tech Tips

Have you ever had this problem? You go to an RV park and either have too much water pressure or not enough pressure? The water just trickles out of your shower head… You’ve been told to get a water pressure regulator and protect your RV. Don’t get us wrong, this is a good product to have. You’ll find there’s really …

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 …

NRVTA attains certification from the Texas Workforce Commission

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ATHENS, Texas – The National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) announced today it has attained the status of a certified licensed education provider from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).  TWC is the state agency charged with overseeing and providing workforce development services to employers and job seekers in Texas. Certification opens the door for NRVTA to receive state funding through the …

NRVTA to participate in FMCA’s 102 International Convention in Perry, Ga.

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ATHENS, Texas – Faculty members of the National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) will be actively involved at FMCA’s 102nd International Convention, which takes place next week in Perry, Ga.  Terry “Cooper” Cooper, president of NRVTA, will be leading FMCA’s RV Basics workshop starting March 7 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter. The workshop is offered in a casual setting …

Unexpected cold weather forces NRVTA to scramble to teach technicians

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ATHENS, Texas – When a historic winter storm last week brought six inches of snow and below zero temperatures to an area typically basking in 60-degree weather this time of year, it posed a lot of challenges for the National RV Training Academy (NRVTA). The first challenge impacted a soon-to-graduate group of RV technicians wrapping up their final week of …