Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper have launched a new “Technician of the Year” program exclusively for Certified Service Center techs. Those who qualify will be sent to the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving in Phoenix for two days of driving and live training. Onsite, technician finalists will be tested to determine the 2018 Auto Value Technician of the Year and the 2018 Bumper to Bumper Technician of the Year.
The two grand-prize winners will receive a four-day, three-night trip to attend the AAPEX and SEMA shows, along with a $2,500 cash prize. There, the winners will be honored at the 2018 Aftermarket Jackpot Convention hosted by the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance.
The winners also will be sent to the ASE Technician of the Year Awards Ceremony in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
To qualify as a finalist for this training trip, techs must attend and show proof of completion of six hours of live training and 10 vendor partner classes, as well as provide their ASE report of test results for this testing period. The testing period is based on the ASE testing schedule from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.
Auto Value also has launched a Canadian Technician of the Year program for Certified Service Center technician professionals in Canada. The 2018 Canadian grand-prize winner will qualify for two days of driving at the Bondurant School and receive a CDN$3,000 cash prize, as well as receive a four-day, three-night trip to AAPEX and SEMA. While in Las Vegas, the winner will be honored at the Aftermarket Jackpot Convention.
To qualify, Canadian techs must provide their proof of Journeyman, attend and show proof of completion of 20 hours of live training and 12 vendor partner classes, as well as provide a bio about why they should be the Canadian Technician of the Year. This program’s entry period is from Sept. 1, 2017 to April 30, 2018.