As the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, Caterpillar offers a wide range of exceptional machinery including diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. Cat® machinery is known to be the best in the business and is the preferred brand for many large construction and mining companies operating throughout the African continent.
Caterpillar not only manufactures high-quality tools and equipment. They recognize the need for specialized training to enable skilled and semi-skilled workers to upgrade their knowledge of the equipment they work with. To address this issue, technician training courses are offered by Caterpillar University: aimed to help technicians by providing excellent training to improve their skills and employability.
Free technician training in Liberia
Technicians for Africa offers free online courses for technicians in Liberia and many other African countries. The courses are sponsored by Caterpillar University and therefore 100% free of charge. They are open to everyone and can be completed online over a period of 3 to 6 months. The courses are intensive and provide learners with a thorough overview of all Cat® machinery that technicians in the mining and construction industry must be familiar with.
What topics does the course include?
The course consists of 18 modules, split into 3 levels of learning. Workers who register for our free technician training courses will develop an in-depth understanding of Cat® machinery and how it works, including assembly and configuration, suitability of different machines for certain functions as well as the fundamentals of electricity, hydraulics, engines, and power trains.
Increase your employability
Technicians who have in-depth knowledge of the machines that they work with are sought out by large construction and mining companies: knowledge enables better maintenance which can help minimize downtime and improve the lifespan of heavy equipment. On completion of the Caterpillar University technician training courses, learners will receive a certificate of completion that acknowledges them as Foundational Level 1 and Level 2 certified technicians. This certificate can be used to add value to a résumé, increasing employability, and an also assist with entering a technical school for further education.
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