The Group Training Academy (TGTA) provides educational content for The Group users by offering and maintaining the most comprehensive training platform.

TGTA, a newly launched online training for warehouse distributors that offers robust online self-paced training for technicians, service advisors, and parts professionals. This learning portal, powered by AVI, offers over 1,000 hours of online streaming automotive education content, with new industry-driven content added every month. This new learning portal from The Network is offered to its members for the sole purpose of advancement of their professional skills and capabilities.

The Group Training Academy catalog of courses offers multiple training genres that fit all categories of automotive professionals, including resources on technical, managerial, parts professionals, counterman training, as well as automotive technician instruction in diagnostics, drivability, diesel, hybrid, and electrical systems. The Network Academy also contains a robust collection of ASE test preparation classes to prepare for those all-important ASE certification examinations.

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  • Complete interactive content including streaming video, quizzes and additional resources
  • Automatic reports that are generated for the student to show course progress and quiz success
  • Accessible anytime, anywhere on the student’s schedule
  • Ability to “ask the instructor” questions via email
  • Thorough ASE Test Prep classes to fully prepare the student for certification testing

Features also include an event calendar, industry blog, tech tips, technical articles, industry news, and an opportunity to test the student’s knowledge with a quick quiz.

Counterman Training

Our Counterperson Training Programs are designed for the professional auto parts Counterperson. Our goal is to provide in-depth knowledge about products that you are selling. We will cover the function of each product, and the quality features that are designed and manufactured into each part.


Existing Videos


New Videos per Year

Service Advisor Training

We successfully provide training in hundreds of shops with a reputation of delivering results. Their Fixed Ops University provides innovative online training that keeps team members engaged and motivated while learning new skills that will equip them to becoming more professional and productive. Courses in the program cover everything from the basics of delivering a professional greeting to advanced topics such as how to handle tough questions and objections.


OnDemand Training Courses


Live Webinars

Technician Training

Hands-on Training Program

  • PTEN award winning cutaway Prius Training Tool
  • Hands-on electrical board training courses
  • Brake cubes for hands-on a-z brake replacement training

Shop Owner Training

TGTA provides in depth training designed for that shop owner looking to get over that hump and on a path to success. Our unique offering will allow your company to assist your customers with marketing for additional car count, improved ROI, better technicians, and overall lower stress. Be a true partner to your professional repair shop customers.

Proven Strategies To Increase Car Count

Proven auto repair marketing and advertising strategies to attract and get more car count while keeping top-quality customers coming to your shop.

Improve ROI

Boost your take-home pay and increase profits without spending one more dime on advertising.

Hire & Keep Better Technicians

Discovering how to find, hire, and keep superstar techs and service advisors is important to your automotive shop’s success.

Reduce Stress

Boost your take-home pay and increase profits without spending one more dime on advertising.