(PRESS RELEASE) – The Sir Arthur Lewis Community College through the Division of Technical Education and Management Studies has collaborated with the Department of Energy of the Ministry of Infrastructure Ports and Energy to deliver training to fifteen (15) technicians from the Police and Fire Departments and from the Mechanical Engineering Department at the College.
The training takes place from Tuesday 3rd to Thursday 5th December with the certification exam on the 6th of December, 2019 in the Auto Mechanics Workshop. Participants will also write for the IMI (Institute of Motor Industry) level 3 qualifications in Electric and Hybrid vehicles.
This training aligns itself with the sustainability pillar of the new College thrust and is expected to build the capacity of staff in this emerging area of motor vehicles and climate change. It is expected that on successful completion the staff will be able to impart that knowledge to our current and future motor vehicle students. The world of electric vehicles is opening up new opportunities for the automotive industry hence the need for such training.
The Closing ceremony and presentation of certificates takes place on Friday December 6 at 10 a.m. at the Auto Mechanics Workshop at the campus of the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College.