NRVTA dedicates new building to RV inspector training

Tony Flammia Press Releases

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 …

Tips for maintaining RV batteries

Tony Flammia RV Tech Tips

If there is one thing all RVs have in common, it is more batteries than a typical car. With the exception of a pop-up trailer, most RVs will have at least two batteries to power everything inside the rig when it is not plugged into shore power. Motorhomes will have an additional battery to provide power to the engine. All …

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

Tony Flammia Press Releases

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

Tony Flammia Press Releases, Spotlight

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 …

5 things to consider when buying a new RV

Tony Flammia RV Tech Tips

You’ve found the ideal RV – one that you know will meet your family’s needs for years to come. You’re so excited that you can’t wait to get out and enjoy new adventures with this new RV. But, is it the best RV for you?  “There is no such thing as the perfect RV,” said Todd Henson, an instructor at …

NRVTA announces expansion of its Texas training facility

Tony Flammia Press Releases

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 YouTube Hits 10,000 Subscribers

Tony Flammia Spotlight

Thank you for 10,000 Subscribers! We’re so excited about the new shows we’re planning for you! Our new studio will be complete in July so keep an eye out for new shows like the Todd & Tony show (Beard & the Bun), Coffee with Cooper, and a few different series on renovations! If you haven’t already subscribed, click below and …

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

Tony Flammia Press Releases

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 …