Thomas Built Announces 2015 Technician Institute Schedule


High Point, N.C. – Feb. 9, 2015 – Thomas Built Buses is pleased to announce the 2015 Thomas Built Institute schedule. The Thomas Built Institute’s Service Training East will take place May 19–22 at the Greensboro, N.C., Sheraton Four Seasons.  The Thomas Built Institute’s Service Training West will take place July 28–30 in Reno, Nevada.

“Our hands-on technician training is always popular,” said Mike Stotler, service education manager for Thomas Built Buses. “Participants enjoy the small class size and welcome the opportunity to brush up on their skills in less than a week’s time.  With so many changes in the industry, we are pleased to be able to host two Thomas Built Institutes again this year.”

Participating technicians will be able to focus on either Type C or Type D models and will receive 28 continuing education credit hours.

The 2015 Institute curriculum includes:
 -  EPA Emissions
 - Advanced Electrical
 - A choice of one of the following tracks:
             - Type C: Multiplex, Service Link or Troubleshooting
             - Type D: Electrical, Fan Drive and Product Updates
 - Coolant, Maintenance and Cost Savings
 - Utilizing Websites, Resources and Wire Diagrams

To register, visit the Institute sign-up page. Early enrollment is recommended, as classes fill up quickly. Registration is limited to 100 participants to ensure small classes and personal attention. The cost is $325 and includes lunch and ground transportation.  Registration closes April 11, 2015.

About Thomas Built Buses

Founded in 1916, Thomas Built Buses is a leading manufacturer of school buses in North America. Since the first Thomas Built bus rolled off the assembly line, the company has been committed to delivering the smartest and most innovative buses in North America. Learn more at or at

Thomas Built Buses, Inc., headquartered in High Point, N.C., is a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, the largest heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America and a leading manufacturer of class 4-8 vehicles. Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets commercial vehicles under the Freightliner, Western Star and Thomas Built Buses nameplates. Daimler Trucks North America is a Daimler company.

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