The Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair (CCAR) and Electude International are pleased to announce that they have released preparatory Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) Safety courses for all automotive students readying to compete in SkillsUSA.

The courses, available on a complimentary basis and with unlimited access to all participating instructors and students, will provide five lesson modules from the CCAR E-Safety curriculum built in Electude. Students who learn the content from these modules will be better-prepared for the Safety stations at upcoming SkillsUSA competitions.

Electude and CCAR encourage ALL Maintenance and Light Repair students as well as ALL Automotive Service Technology students to take advantage of this no-cost resource.

In order to gain access to these complimentary E-Safety modules, please contact CCAR at 888-476-5465 or by email at

Thomas Snyder, Electude’s Chief Commercial Officer said: “Electude has been delighted to offer continuing support to SkillsUSA competitions, both regionally and on the national level. We are confident that our partnership with CCAR and the E-Safety courses will be a great addition to the SkillsUSA MLR competition.” Charlie Ayers, President of CCAR, stated “CCAR is proud to support SkillsUSA’s important mission and we are honored and excited by the opportunity to make our E-Safety courses a useful tool for competitors preparing for the inaugural MLR competitions.”

SkillsUSA is a national membership association serving high school, college and middle school students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations, and for further education. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA offers local, state and national opportunities for students to learn and practice personal, workplace and technical skills.