Mantrac Ghana Graduates 3rdBatch of Caterpillar’s Technicians for Africa Program

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Mantrac Ghana Limited the authorised dealer of Caterpillar products and services in Ghana is pleased to announce the graduation of the 3rdbatch of students from Caterpillar’s Technicians for Africa Project – Ghana Edition.

TheTechnicians for Africa Projectis afree 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 like Mantrac Ghana across Africa.

In Ghana, the program was launched in November 2016 and currently has 171 Certified graduates ready to begin an exciting journey as Service Technicians.  The biggest number in Africa after Mozambique.

The program takes 3-6 months to 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. Steven Scott, Managing Director of Mantrac Ghana indicated that, “This is a great opportunity for our young graduates to be selected for work once they graduate”, Since the Caterpillar Dealership in Ghana was formed in 1937 we continue to upgrade the skills of our technical staff to meet the requirements of the dynamic construction industry. We are proud to say we currently have some of the Graduates from the program working with us.

Speaking to the Media after the event, Daniel A. Pabby, Head of Marketing and strategic planning 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 inthe construction and mining industry. The programme is just a click away https://techniciansforafrica.caterpillaruniversity.com/about-the-program/

Editor’s Note:

Mantrac Ghana Limited is the sole authorized Caterpillar Dealer in Ghana.  Since the establishment of the company in 1937, Mantrac has supplied and supported Caterpillar products in many sectors of the Ghanaian economy such as construction, mining, forestry, material handling and power generation.

Mantrac Ghana Limited is part of the giant Mantrac Group, which holds the Caterpillar dealerships in Ghana, Egypt, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Kenya, Liberia, Tanzania, Uganda, Iraq and in the Western Siberia region of Russia.  Being part of an international network gives a competitive edge in product delivery and service support. This is further enhanced by our well located export sales office, Unatrac Limited, in the United Kingdom.

Our carefully selected and well-trained, multicultural team of over 600 professionals, work through a network of four branches, located in Accra, Kumasi, Takoradi and Tarkwa.  Our success is driven by our people and their unrelenting focus on delivering results applying innovative technologies to provide a 360 degrees support to the construction and mining industries in Ghana.

Mantrac Ghana is celebrating 80years of Caterpillar dealership in Ghana from 1937 to 2017 after ithas evolved from Gold Coast Machinery and Trading (GCMT), a division of United Africa Company since 1937, to Tractor & Equipment (T & E) and finally to Mantrac Ghana Limited, part of the giant Mantrac Group since 1996.

 

For further information on Mantrac Ghana Contact:

 

Daniel A. Pabby

Strategic Planning & Marketing Manager

dpabby@mantracghana.com

054 4310575

 

OR

 

Beatrice Johnson

Marketing Coordinator

bjohnson@mantracghana.com

054 4340202

 

 

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