(PRESS RELEASE) – The Government of Saint Lucia, through the Department of Energy within the Ministry of Infrastructure, Ports, Energy and Labour, In December, embarked on the first capacity building programme in Electric and Hybrid Vehicle technologies, geared towards automotive technicians.
The two-week programme saw the department partnering with the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College to host 15 technicians from, private and public garages including vehicle dealerships.
There was a 100% pass rate with an average pass mark of 87%.
The program was hosted by ROB Ward Consulting, an Institute of Motor Industry (Approved training center from the UK.
Participants obtained both theoretical and practical knowledge which allowed them to successfully complete the requirement to achieve IMI level 3 certification in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair and Replacement.
The presentation of certificates ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday March 10, 12020 from 10am at the Conference Room of the Department of Infrastructure, Union, Castries.