|LEESBURG, Va., Feb. 1, 2011 – The National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation today announced a significant donation of digital multimeters from Amprobe in Everett, Wash.
“Due to the outstanding generosity of Amprobe, we are able to provide several Amprobe DM7C Digital Multimeters for use in every NATEF program nationwide,” said Bill Kersten, NATEF President. “This corporate donation of electrical testing equipment, with a retail value in excess of $500,000, is the largest in the history of NATEF and represents a significant commitment by Amprobe to help train our future technicians. It is through such generosity by our corporate partners that NATEF is able to carry out its mission of developing the qualified, entry-level technicians of today and tomorrow.”
“Education has always been an important focus for Amprobe and we’re honored to assist the efforts of NATEF with this donation,” said Amprobe General Manager Jasmine Khambatta. “Amprobe supports ASE certification and NATEF accreditation program efforts to train and certify the best automotive repair and service professionals.”
The donated Amprobe DM7C Digital Multimeters are designed specifically for automotive, boat and RV electrical testing, and feature six functions and 14 ranges, including special ranges to test batteries. Each meter includes industry-standard test leads and a protective holster.
The Amprobe name is synonymous with rugged tools at a great price. Designed to perform and proven in the workplace, Amprobe developed the first clamp-on meter in 1948 and for six decades and has been hard at work building durability and affordability into every tool it makes. No other electrical test tool gives automotive professionals more quality for their hard-earned dollar than Amprobe. For more information, visit www.amprobe.com.
NATEF was founded in 1983 as an independent, non-profit organization with a single mission: To evaluate technician training programs against standards developed by the automotive industry and recommend qualifying programs for accreditation by NATEF. The NATEF process has resulted in accredited automotive training programs in all fifty states at the secondary and post-secondary levels. For more information about NATEF, visit www.natef.org.