RV Maintenance Training Course Options


 

RV Maintenance Training Course Options

RV Maintenance & Repair Training For Everyone

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The National RV Training Academy offers training for all types of students.

Whether you are an RV dealership with service technicians, an RV professional running your own Mobile RV Tech or RV Inspection business, or simply an RV owner that wants to learn the ins and outs of their RV, we have the training you need to build your RV maintenance and repair confidence!

Our courses are all less than one week long and utilize a combination of classroom and hands-on labs to ensure you learn only what you really need to know without all the fluff.  

The Course List

Basic Training Course

RV Owners, RV Professionals, Dealer Techs...Everyone Starts Here!

RV Maintenance Training Course

So many of the problems RVers have are simple things like a tripped circuit breaker, a blown fuse, or a water heater bypass valve that has been improperly closed.  If you know how the system works and where to look for problems, you can save money doing your own repairs and even help others solve their issues too!

We know that 80% of the problems that folks have with their RVs are things that are easy to access and easy to fix...you just need someone to show you how.  As an RV Maintenance Course Graduate, you will have the ability to fix 80% of the issues that arise with an RV.

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PLEASE NOTE:
The Basic RV Maintenance Course is the foundational course that everyone must go through in order to move on to the advanced training courses.

Advanced Training Courses

These courses can be taken in any order, but only after taking the basic training.

Air Conditioners & Heat Pumps

In this course we will take a deep dive into the theory of operation of the Dometic and Coleman brands and models of RV air conditioners and heat pumps.  We will identify the thermostats and tempurature controls used in today's RVs.  We will learn to read the wiring diagrams for the current models.  And we will identify the various test points for the low voltage controls and the 120 volt AC power voltages of these units.

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PLEASE NOTE:
The Basic RV Maintenance Course must be completed with a passing grade prior to taking this advanced course.

Absorption Refrigerators

In this course we will take a deep dive into the theory of operation of the propane and electrical circuits of the Dometic and Norcold brands of RV absorption type of refrigerators. We will identify the various temperature controls used to maintain the cooling of the freezer and refrigerator areas. We will learn to read the wiring diagrams for the current models. And we will identify and troubleshoot the 12 volts DC and 120 volt AC test points along with the propane function of the circuit board operation.

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PLEASE NOTE:
The Basic RV Maintenance Course must be completed with a passing grade prior to taking this advanced course.

Water Heaters & Furnaces

In this course we will take a deep dive into the theory of operation of the Suburban, Dometic and early model Atwood water heaters and furnaces.  We will learn to read the circuit flow charts and wiring diagrams.  We will identify the key test points of both the water heaters and the furnaces.  We will learn the LP gas (propane) burner sequence of firing operation. We will learn about the function and operation of the 120 volt AC heating element found in the water heaters. And we will identify the various types of thermostats used in today’s water heaters and furnaces

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PLEASE NOTE:
The Basic RV Maintenance Course must be completed with a passing grade prior to taking this advanced course.

Exterior Systems

In this course we will take a deep dive into the theory and operation of electric and hydraulic slide outs & leveling systems.  We will identify the types of materials and construction techniques for roofs & sidewalls.  And we will identify the components of the running gear (axles, suspension and tires).

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PLEASE NOTE:
The Basic RV Maintenance Course must be completed with a passing grade prior to taking this advanced course.

Solar Power


NEW CLASS COMING IN MARCH 2020!

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PLEASE NOTE:
The Basic RV Maintenance Course must be completed with a passing grade prior to taking this advanced course.

Generators


NEW CLASS COMING IN 2020!

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PLEASE NOTE:
The Basic RV Maintenance Course must be completed with a passing grade prior to taking this advanced course.