Why should I learn appliance repair?
Appliance repair is a great field for people who have a knack for fixing things, and who enjoy working with their hands. Not only is this a career you can train for online at your own pace, but this is also a career with growth opportunity. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this field is expected to grow at a rate of 3.5%.*
How do I become an appliance repair technician?
You can train to become an appliance repair professional by completing an online program like Penn Foster's, which is self-paced and can be done from the comfort of your home.
How long does it take to learn appliance repair?
In Penn Foster's online Appliance Repair Training Program, students are able to complete the training somewhere between 4-8 months. At that point, graduates can apply for appliance repair roles within an organization, or take steps to start their own appliance repair business. Appliance repair licenses and certifications may vary by state.
What appliances will I learn to fix during this course?
In Penn Foster's Appliance Repair Career Diploma course, training will include the repair of common home appliances. These appliances include clothes washers and dryers, ovens and cooktops, microwaves, dishwashers, refrigerators and freezers.