Mantrac Ghana Limited the authorised dealer of Caterpillar products and services in Ghana has announced the graduation of the second batch of students from Caterpillar’s Technicians for Africa Project – Ghana Edition.
The Technicians for Africa Project is an absolutely free online program for Africans seeking a new and exciting career as service technicians. It is fully sponsored by Caterpillar, the global leader in construction and mining equipment in collaboration with its dealers across Africa.
In Ghana, the program was launched in November 2016 and currently has about 939 students enrolled in the program with the second set of 42 certified students ready to begin an exciting journey as Service Technicians. Ghana can boast of having 146 active users on the program as at the end of September 2017, the highest number in Africa after Nigeria.
In just 3-6 months you can achieve Foundational Certification and begin an exciting journey towards a possible career as a well-paid and highly valued service technician in the automotive, trucking or heavy equipment industry. It’s an opportunity for Technicians who wish to work with Mantrac Ghana to go through this process making them possible choice once there are vacancies.
Mr. Emad Adeeb, Managing Director of Mantrac Ghana indicated that, “Since the Caterpillar Dealership in Ghana was formed in 1937 we have developed the skills of thousands of Technicians. The Technicians who graduated from our training school have strengthened the overall technical knowledge within the Ghanaian Power Generation, Construction and Mining industries”. We are proud to say we currently have some of the Graduates from the program working with us.
In encouraging the graduating certified students Mr. Adeeb said, “As a professional service technician, you may find yourself working on drivetrains, electronics, hydraulics, electrical systems and more. The work is challenging, the pay is very competitive, and the opportunities are considerable”
As the construction and mining industries continue to grow in Ghana, more and more large companies are looking for experienced technicians to employ. Workers who have excellent knowledge of the heavy machinery used in various industries are more employable and are highly sought after.
Speaking to the Head of Marketing and strategic planning he indicated that anyone who aspires to be a service technician can gain vital knowledge from this free of charge training. It is however, no guarantee of a job opportunity at Mantrac Ghana but it can provide you with the credentials to begin an exciting and fulfilling career with Mantrac Ghana Limited and other Caterpillar dealer organisations across the world. This is one of the many ways through which Mantrac Ghana is boosting the skills of Ghanaians in the construction and mining industry.