Instructor Bio: Niel Speetjens

Niel Speetjens

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Trainer, Technical Training Program, WORLDPAC, Inc.

WTI Classes

  • ZF6HP Transmission Principles of Operation and Repair
  • ZF 8HP Transmission Principles of Operation and Repair
  • Volkswagen/Audi 6 and 7 speed Automatic DSG Transmission 02E DQ250 Operation,Diagnostics and Overhaul
  • Inside Look in ZF Mechatronics

Professional Background

  • Owner/Operator – American Car Trade, Tune up Center and Speetjens Transmission Services
  • Worked on a professional drag race team servicing and rebuilding transmissions for competition
  • Worked in Technical R&D for Sonnax
  • 11 years as an automatic transmission instructor


  • ZF Factory trained on all 5, 6 and 8 speed ZF transmissions
  • Certified training instructor with Inspiring Speech Training
  • Certified John Maxwell Speaker and Trainer


Niel lives in Florida with his girlfriend and enjoys being a part time standup comedian