Century Yuasa Batteries and Kangan Institute’s Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE) have announced their partnership to support the training of thousands of apprentices each year.
Century Yuasa Batteries (CYB) has a long history with the automotive industry. Since 1928 Century have been manufacturing batteries in Australia. Now the ONLY company that designs and manufacturers batteries in Australia CYB is more important to the industry than ever.
“The rapid change in vehicle technology has significantly impacted design and development of automotive batteries”, says Alan Woodford (CYB National Sales Manager).
“The contemporary motor vehicle requires a completely different maintenance approach than it did 5 years ago. Technicians need a thorough understanding to successfully diagnose and repair electrical systems – understanding battery technology is crucial to this.”
“Our partnership with ACE will not only supply the latest technology to the learning environment, it will also bolster the curriculum by providing access to CYB learning platforms and access to our technical staff .”
ACE National Training Manager, Gavin Cribb says access to CYB technologies provides our learners with real industry Intel. “We are extremely happy to enter into the partnership with CYB. ACE prides itself in partnering with industry leaders and this arrangement with CYB is a great example.”
“The technological changes in the automotive industry is unprecedented, it’s an exciting time for all stakeholders. Accessing this technology can be a real challenge without industry support. The CYB technologies will fit in perfectly to range of our qualifications.”
“ACE at Docklands is arguably the largest and most sophisticated automotive training facility in the southern hemisphere, says Mr Cribb. We are passionate when it comes to training with integrity. The support of companies like Century Yuasa Batteries allows us to align with industry best practice.”