News & Events
June 03, 2020
CCAR and Electude Announce COVID-19 Training in E-Safety
Electude and CCAR announced a new module concerning COVID-19 safety has been added to their E-Safety course. Designed for both students and teachers, coverage includes all basic steps needed to stay safe while working on motor vehicles during the pandemic.
Electude International announced today that more than 1,500 new schools have signed up for its offer for automotive and heavy vehicle programs affected by COVID-19. The company is offering its educational and partner products to new users free of charge through August 1. In addition, Electude is offering unlimited expanded use of the same suite of solutions to its existing customers for the same period.
Electude USA announced today that the Commonwealth of Virginia has selected Electude's Automotive solution for the state's high school automotive curriculum. With this decision, Virginia has moved its automotive programs to the forefront of career and technical education.
January 29, 2020
Electude and Career TEAM Announce Soft Skills Training Partnership
Electude International, a leading global provider of automotive e-learning solutions, is pleased to announce a partnership with Career TEAM, LLC (CTL). Electude and CTL will create soft skills training and resources, developed specifically for automotive students and teachers, delivered via Electude’s award-winning online learning system.
February 17, 2019
Electude and CCAR Announce E-Safety Course Expansion
Electude International and CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) are pleased to announce further expansion of the online E-Safety course suite, the automotive safety courses, assessments and credentials created by CCAR and available through Electude.
Expanded coverage adds new training modules including: First Aid and Emergency Eyewash; Safe Driving Essentials and Best Practices; Slips, Falls and Injury Avoidance; and GHS Hazcom. CCAR E-Safety is created in the Electude module lesson format, engaging students and offering formative assessment questions in order to progress. Each module is accompanied by a quiz and the entire course comes with a final examination. Students successfully completing the E-Safety modules are awarded a certificate of completion verifying their achievement.
February 12, 2019
Electude and Haynes Announce Automotive Courseware Partnership
Electude International, the leading global provider of automotive e-learning solutions, is pleased to announce a partnership with Haynes, the worldwide leader in automotive and powersports equipment repair, maintenance and customization manuals. Electude and Haynes will deliver a powerful blended e-learning and online repair manual solution to automotive teachers and students.
July 09, 2018
Electude and ConsuLab Announce Automotive Courseware Partnership
Electude International, the leading global provider of automotive e-learning solutions, is pleased to announce a partnership with innovative automotive training equipment manufacturer ConsuLab. Electude and ConsuLab will deliver a unique blended e-learning and mechanical training aid solution to automotive teachers and students.
June 24, 2018
Electude and CCAR Announce Automotive Safety Education Partnership
Electude International, the leading global provider of automotive e-learning solutions, is pleased to announce a partnership with the Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair (CCAR). Electude and CCAR will deliver safety training and credentials to automotive teachers and students via Electude’s award-winning online learning system.
CCAR is a non-profit organization with a singular focus on the automotive industry and its needs for safety and hazardous material compliance and training. Founded in 1994 with grant funding from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), CCAR has been the designated EPA Compliance Center for the Automotive Industry for the past twenty-four years. CCAR is also one of the original OSHA Alliance partners and is the only OSHA Alliance partner focused on providing safety best practice information to the automotive collision and repair industries. CCAR has twice been recognized by the ASE Training Managers Council (ATMC) with their “National Excellence in Training” award and was chosen by the North American Hazmat Action Committee (NAAHAC) to develop hazardous material handling training courses.
January 14, 2018
Electude Expands its Presence in US Governmental, Military and Supplier Market with a New Distributor
Electude International, the leading global provider of automotive e-learning solutions, has announced the engagement of EMI-Global LLC as a distributor for government, military and supplier network.
A Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB), located in Southport, North Carolina, EMI-Global has provided asset management and technician training to the trucking, construction, mining and oil and gas industries for over 20 years. Founder Richard LeFrancois currently serves as the Task Force Chairman for Virtual/Augmented Training within the Future Truck Committee of the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC). During a seven-year tenure as a technology consultant to the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company Fleet Operations, Fairbanks, Alaska, Mr. LeFrancois and EMI-Global was nominated, and the Alyeska Fleet won the prestigious AEMP (Association of Equipment Management Professionals) International “Fleet Masters” award in 2005.
December 18, 2017
Electude Wins the Best Automotive e-Learning Company 2017 Award
Electude International, the leading global provider of automotive e-learning solutions, is pleased to announce Corporate Vision Magazine has named it the Best Automotive e-Learning Company 2017 award in its HR & Training Awards category.
December 17, 2017
Electude recognized for Excellence in Design of Learning Content
Electude International, the leading global provider of automotive e-learning solutions, was recognized on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, with the Gold Award for Excellence in Design of Learning Content at the Learning Technologies Conference in London, England. Electude was chosen for the award by a panel of judges who evaluated the ten entries that had been submitted.
December 04, 2017
Electude expands its presence in Latin America with a new subsidiary in Colombia
Electude International, the leading global provider of automotive e-learning solutions, is pleased to announce the opening of a new subsidiary, Electude Colombia SAS, in Bogota, Colombia. This continues Electude’s international expansion as it seeks to provide affordable and effective automotive e-learning education, to as many automotive students worldwide as possible.
September 06, 2017
Southern Regional Technical College becomes 200th school to leave CDX for Electude
Electude, the leading global provider of automotive e-learning solutions, announced today that Southern Regional Technical College and all of its affiliated campuses have chosen to adopt the Electude e-learning solution. In doing so, SRTC has become the latest in a long list of schools that have left CDX for Electude's interactive and simulation-based solution.
August 16, 2017
Electude appoints Vernon Anthony as Product Marketing Director
Electude International, the leading global provider of automotive e-learning solutions, has announced the appointment of Vernon Anthony as its new Product Marketing Director.
Mr. Anthony joins Electude from Jones & Bartlett (Ascend Learning), where he was Publisher of CDX and other skilled trades solutions. Prior to CDX, he spent over three decades working in the automotive and the career and trades publishing sectors, including senior positions with Pearson and Cengage (Thomson Delmar Learning). He holds a BA from Miami University in Ohio.
April 28, 2016
Electude’s Advanced Teaching Methods for Trade Schools Featured on Worldwide Business with kathy ireland®
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(Los Angeles, CA, April 29, 2016) Worldwide Business with kathy ireland® announces an exclusive interview with Electude, the world’s leading automotive repair distance learning company. In this exciting feature story, Thomas Snyder, President of Electude, shares the company’s new advanced simulation-based e-learning modules. By drawing inspiration from the multi-billion dollar video game industry, Electude has developed its revolutionary kinesthetic approach to learning that appeals to the learner’s visual and spatial senses.
April 04, 2016
iGroup Asia is selected by Electude International to be its distribution partner for The Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia
Nuenen, The Netherlands: Electude International, the leading global provider of automotive e-learning solutions, and iGroup Asia, a leading provider of content and educational solutions throughout Asia, are delighted to announce they will be working together to distribute and support Electude, the innovative e-learning solution that is used by students and trainees in over 50 countries around the world. Electude has already been working iGroup in Korea, Japan and Taiwan through its affiliate, IDC Asia.
March 14, 2016
SENA Chooses Electude
Waltham, MA: Electude International announced today that SENA (Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje), Colombia’s National Service of Learning, has chosen Electude for its national automotive curriculum. With this decision, SENA has moved its automotive programs to the forefront of international career and technical education.
December 01, 2015
Electude Chosen as National Platform for The Netherlands
Nuenen, The Netherlands: Electude International is delighted to announce that it has been selected as the sole provider of the national platform for automotive education in the Netherlands. The Stichting Mobiliteitsleren (SML), a Dutch foundation established in 2008 to improve the automotive education, invited 4 providers to bid for a national platform. The SML foundation announced that it had awarded the bid to Electude based on the best match to the RFP criteria and Electude’s dominant market position.