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Appliance Repair Class

Appliance Repair Class

Thursday, January 5, 2023 at 8:00 AM (EST) to Friday, January 6, 2023 at 5:00 PM (EST)

Event Details

Kick-off 2023 with GFAA and this Appliance Repair class. Appliances covered include:

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher

Learn how to troubleshoot and test kitchen and laundry appliances.

You will also learn how to access all the components of the appliances and make repairs

Class will be held both January 5 and 6 from 8 AM - 5 PM. Attendees will have a one-hour lunch break, lunch is not provided. 

Students will need to bring their own tools and multimeters

About the Instructor:

John Riggs started his career in the apartment industry in 1975. He has been a certified instructor for the National Apartment Association (NAA) since 2009.

In 2001, John started with a newly developed multi-family management company as a service technician and was later promoted to Service Manager in 2002. John was promoted to Senior Service Manager in 2012. John was Service Manager of the year in 2006 and received the Positive Impact Award in 2010. John currently serves on the Education Committee with the Wilmington Apartment Association. John has been a key mentor to service personnel since 2011. He teaches maintenance-related classes for Piedmont Triad Apartment Association (PTAA), Wilmington Apartment Association (WAA), Triangle Apartment Association (TAA), and Greater Charlotte Apartment Association (GCAA). He co-authored HVAC Best Practices for local apartment associations. John has a degree in Horticulture from NC State University.

John’s certifications include: NSPF Certified Pool Operator, (CAMT) Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician, Certified Storm Water BMP Inspections & Maintenance, EPA Universal and R-410A.

He is a certified R-410A Instructor and a Certified Appliance Technician (CAP) for Whirlpool, Maytag, Frigidaire and General Electric.

John resides in Richlands, NC and his hobbies include boating, fishing, and playing musical instruments.