Leading manufacturer of mining and construction equipment, Caterpillar, has launched an online Learning Management System called Technicians for Africa which will give students and graduates, as well as people in technical industries, access to niche training modules at no cost to them.
Technicians for Africa is completely free and all the training modules can be accessed via a desktop computer, smartphone or tablet. Each of the 18 modules takes approximately one hour to complete and students will receive a Caterpillar certification once the course has been completed.
The 18 modules of Technicians for Africa include the following:
Module 2: The Cat Dealer Organization
Module 3: Cat Engines Product Line and Applications
Module 4: The Cat Machine Product Line
Module 5: Assembly – Contamination & Parts Handling
Module 6: Assembly – Hand and Power Tools
Module 7: Assembly – Hand Tools
Module 8: Assembly – Fasteners (Threaded)
Module 9: Assembly – Lifting Devices
Module 10: Assembly – Seals
Module 11: Assembly – Bearings (Installation)
Module 12: Assembly – Wiring Harness
Module 13: Assembly – Couplings & Fittings
Module 14: Personal Protective Equipment
Module 15: Engine Fundamentals
Module 16: Hydraulic Fundamentals
Module 17: Power Train Overview
Module 18: Electrical Fundamentals
Benefits of Technicians for Africa:
- Online and made available to many African countries
- Increase your technical knowledge
- Get access to niche training in the mining, construction and resources industry
- Career opportunities within Caterpillar and the wider industry
About the Caterpillar brand
Caterpillar is a large, successful company, but that’s what happens when you listen to your customers and you care enough to do the job right. Caterpillar has evolved to become one of the leading producers of high quality, reliable and durable construction, mining and energy equipment. We’re tough, hardworking, resilient and determined to help our clients get the job done. Our clients are the heart of the brand and it’s the reason why we do what we do passionately.
This training is ideal for unemployed people, recent graduates, school leavers as well as workers in the mining and construction sector. Sign up for Caterpillar’s Technicians for Africa today.