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S/P2 Careers Joins Forces with the Automotive Recyclers Association

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Read the press release sent out by the ARA: Date:  April 25, 2019   Contact: Sandy Blalock ( FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                      ARA and S/P2 Partner to Assist Automotive Recyclers Fill the Technician Gap Manassas, VA – The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) and S/P2 ( announced today a partnership to provide ARA members with access to the S/P2 […]

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Kyle Holt Shares a 2019 Mentoring Goal

Friday, April 19th, 2019

Thanks for the article mention, FenderBender! Read the article!

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S/P2 feature article in Motor Age magazine’s March issue

Monday, April 15th, 2019

Click here to read our latest article in the March issue of Motor Age magazine, “Why you should take a chance on entry-level employees.”

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S/P2’s Kyle Holt featured in Tire Business

Friday, March 8th, 2019

Holt participated in a panel discussion on the technician shortage during AAPEX in Las Vegas. Thanks to Tire Business for reporting on this important topic. Click here to read the article.

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Shop Safety: Offer an Incentive Program

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

As another new year rolls around, you may be doing some safety assessments around your shop, looking both for successes and areas where you can improve. One important thing to address is the number of injuries or accidents that occurred in your shop in 2018. Was it more than the prior year? Or did you […]

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Act Now: School Bundle Prices Go Up Jan. 1, 2019!

Monday, December 31st, 2018

We are changing our bundle prices in 2019! For 6 years, S/P2 has kept our training bundles for schools at the lowest price we could. On January 1, 2019, the price will increase slightly for each of the bundles to $299. For this low price, you can continue to train ALL of your students under […]

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S/P2 Careers Surpasses 50,000 Resumes to Help Shops Find Students Who Want to Grow and Stay in the Industry

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

OVERLAND PARK, KAN., Dec. 4 – S/P2 Careers ( has reached another important milestone as it has surpassed 50,000 resumes in its S/P2 Careers system. The S/P2 Careers resume database is fueled by career tech students looking for full-time, part-time and internship opportunities as entry-level technicians. “The more resumes we get, the more confident we […]

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Kyle Holt Participates in Roundtable: “The Road to Great Technicians”

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

Kyle Holt, president of S/P2, participated in a live podcast at AAPEX 2018 along with Donny Seyfer, executive officer of NASTF  (National Automotive Service Task Force) and Partner in Seyfer Automotive, Wheatridge, Colo.; Chris Chesney, Senior Director of Customer Training, CARQUEST Technical Institute; Jill Saunders, Curriculum Developer, Toyota Motor Sales, North America; and Carm Capriotto, host. The roundtable discussion topic was […]

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S/P2 Adds New Course to Help Schools Meet ASE Accreditation

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

OVERLAND PARK, KAN., Nov. 20 – S/P2 ( has added a new course written specifically to help automotive service, maintenance and light repair, collision repair, and medium/heavy-duty truck programs meet ASE accreditation requirements. The new course is called “Preparing a Vehicle for Service and Working with Customers.” The ASE Education Foundation Task Lists provide required […]

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Recruiting entry-level technicians: surprising facts you may not know

Monday, November 5th, 2018

The shortage of diesel technicians has been getting plenty of attention lately and for good reason. Penske Leasing recently cited U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics which reports that 67,000 technicians will be needed just to replace retiring workers by 2022.  It will take another 75,000 new mechanics to meet the additional demand. A company called S/P2 maintains a database […]

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