Ducati and WyoTech Form Partnership.

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by Motorcycle.com Staff
From Ducati:

Cupertino, CA - August 7th, 2006 - Ducati North America has entered into apartnership with WyoTech; the leading motorcycle technical traininginstitution in the United States. The partnership is designed to expand theavailability and effectiveness of technical training for Ducati ServiceSpecialists.

WyoTech is developing an advanced level Ducati motorcycle curriculum for itsDaytona Beach, Florida and Fremont, California campuses. The curriculum willinclude technical and service training, as well as instruction in DucatiDiagnostic Systems.

To establish the partnership, WyoTech has invested and expanded both thecampuses in Florida and California, with construction scheduled to becompleted by October 2006. The state of the art technical labs will beequipped with motorcycles and special tools supplied by Ducati NorthAmerica, freely available for students and professionals alike and will bepart of the core Ducati curriculum.

"This is a very positive step for Ducati and our dealers. We manufacturetechnically unique motorcycles and our owners always expect the best inservice and experience. This partnership will enhance and teach to a higherstandard" commented Michael Lock, CEO of Ducati North America.

"Ducati is a very well respected and increasingly recognized name in theworld of high-end motorcycles," said Tim Schutz, President and ChiefOperating Officer of Titan Schools, Inc., the operating division ofCorinthian Colleges to which the WyoTech schools belong. "We look forward toexpanding our curriculum, as well as our facilities, to offer Ducatimotorcycle technical training, including an advanced concentration coursefor European motorcycles. This new program will be offered beginning inOctober 2006, which will coincide with the expected completion of the newtraining facilities in Daytona Beach."

The new labs will open to registered students in the Fall of 2006. Forfurther information on how to register for the programs, please visithttp://www.wyotech.com/.

WyoTech has seven institutions nationwide, with more than 6,000 students.WyoTech's programs include technical training for automotive, diesel,collision/refinishing, aviation, motorcycle and marine technologies. Campuslocations include Blairsville, PA, Boston, MA, Daytona Beach, FL, Fremont,CA, Laramie, WY, Oakland, CA, and Sacramento, CA. WyoTech is part ofCorinthian Colleges, Inc., one of the largest post-secondary educationcompanies in North America.

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