CDX’s new website goes live on June 23rd and includes changes to the Login screen.
This summer, CDX is updating our login page to offer a more streamlined process for new customers, improved security, and to align with our parent company, Jones & Bartlett Learning.
According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, "Employment of automotive service technicians and mechanics is projected to grow 6 percent from 2016 to 2026." Yet, there is rising shortage of qualified automotive technicians. Why is this?
Have you been wondering what's new in the latest edition of Fundamentals of Automotive Technology? Watch Kirk VanGelder, automotive instructor and CDX author, discuss what makes the new edition so special:
With the recent announcement from Achates Power and Aramco Services to put a cutting-edge engine in the Ford-150, excitement is building that this might change the future gas powered vehicles. According to CNET,
CDX Learning Systems, is a leading provider of online curriculum, assessment, and reporting for automotive, truck, and bus technician training.
Help wanted! Half of all current automotive and diesel technicians will be eligible to retire by 2024. Increasingly, students and parents realize that earning a degree in a skilled trade offers faster job placement and lower student debt. But how do automotive instructors, former technicians themselves, overcome the challenges of teaching today’s generation of digital-native students to be successful at work?
Did you know that Fundamentals of Automotive Technology ONLINE now includes a built-in eBook? With an objective oriented design, it provides clear learning objectives on exactly what’s being taught and tested in each topic and unit. The built-in eBook is also seamlessly integrated with the optional accompanying textbook, Fundamentals of Automotive Technology, Second Edition. Aligned to 2017 NATEF Standards, it offers improved assessments and an enhanced gradebook.
We are excited to announce that our newest title, Light Vehicle Diesel Engines, will be here next month. Published as part of the CDX Master Automotive Technician Series, it prepares students with practical, accessible information necessary for ASE A9 certification. Taking a "strategy-based diagnostic" approach, it covers how to maintain, diagnose, and repair light and medium-duty diesel engines, increasingly common in North American, Asian, and European vehicles and trucks.
Topics: Light Vehicle Diesel Engines
This summer, The Blackstone Group equity investment firm and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), an investment management firm, purchased CDX’s ultimate parent company, Ascend Learning. Both The Blackstone Group and CPPIB are known for investing for long-term ownership stakes and look for private companies with resilient business models and high-growth potential.