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Firstech Compustar Launches In-Person Installer Training Program

Firstech Compustar Launches In-Person Installer Training Program

(SEATTLE. WASHINGTON): Firstech, maker of Compustar and DroneMobile brand products, has announced the launch of its new national installer training program: “myFirstech Academy”. Training events, which are scheduled for Q3 2022 for authorized dealers, will include two days of intensive instruction at three different skill levels.

  • Level 1 – Learn how to install remote start systems and gain a deep understanding of required 12-volt electrical theory, components, and troubleshooting.
  • Level 2 – Take a deeper dive into Firstech remote start and security solutions, including controllers, RF, telematics, and vehicle integration.
  • Level 3 – For seasoned installers only. Explore advanced troubleshooting and gain experience with manual-transmission remote start, along with other complex applications.

Students of myFirstech Academy will enjoy a wide variety of learning environments over the two-day period to ensure maximum knowledge retention:

  • Bench trainers for understanding fundamentals of electronics
  • Steering columns with ignition switches for start/stop simulation
  • Wire prep and soldering practice stations (no t-taps here, please!)
  • Minimum of 3 different vehicles for full installation walkthrough
  • Q+A with Firstech technical support members
  • Networking with other industry professionals

All myFirstech Academy training events will be instructed by members of Firstech’s award-winning technical support team. Tech support manager Wade Beebe shares, “We have crafted our trainings to meet the growing demand for hands-on, step-by-step training on remote start.”

In addition to in-person instruction, myFirstech Academy enrollees will also receive free access to self-paced virtual learning materials. These materials will be made available on the web and the company’s “myFirstech” app for iOS and Android.

The first two myFirstech Training events, which have already been sold out, will be held in mid-July at Firstech’s new distribution center in Flower Mound, TX. Registration for other myFirstech Academy training events opens on July 6th, 2022. To view upcoming events and register, go to Events will be limited to twenty or fewer attendees. A $99 refundable deposit will be required to reserve a spot.

“Our mission is to provide practical training and knowledge that pertains to everyday real world installations”, shares myFirstech Academy instructor, Doug Reed. “In our industry, when installers get the support and training they need – everyone wins.”

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