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The next generation of auto technicians at TAFE NSW Ultimo AutoCel
have taken delivery of two pre-production motor cycles from Kawasaki
to use as a training resource this week.
A special KRT Edition Ninja 400 ABS SE model, Ninja 250 Race Bike
(EX250) and a KVCS diagnostic tool was kindly donated by Kawasaki.
This will allow Certificate III in Motorcycle Mechanical Technology
apprentices the opportunity to put their classroom knowledge to use by
practicing their diagnostic skills on innovative Kawasaki technology.
TAFE NSW Motorcycle teacher Paul Sampieri said, “The Motorcycle
Mechanical Technology apprentices are thrilled to have this new
training resource available to them at TAFE NSW. Just as car
technology has improved over the past decade, so has two-wheeled
technology. Motorcycles are now being made with a number of
technological advancements, and it essential the next generation of
motorcycle apprentices have flexible and adaptable training focusing
on new and emerging technologies.”
TAFE NSW Ultimo AutoCel is a purpose-built transport technology
centre of excellence that contains state-of-the-art online simulation
training equipment allowing students to study onsite or remotely. The
three story facility showcases best practice in environmental
performance, reducing emissions and increasing energy efficiency. The
facility delivers cutting-edge training in the light automotive, spare
parts, marine, motorcycle, and related transport sectors.
Technical Service Department Assistant Manager at Kawasaki Motors
Australia, Jeremy Fuller is a passionate advocate of the product
“Kawasaki have developed a strong relationship with TAFE NSW Ultimo
through our product donation programme and support over the years. Our
company aims to provide current product and diagnostic service tools,
so that apprentice technicians can benefit from vocational training on
modern machinery with the latest technology.”
“In addition to donating motorcycles and diagnostic service tools, we
have also provided a level of technical training to TAFE NSW teachers
on best practice for delivering diagnostic training focused on
Kawasaki products. Our company is a stakeholder in the motorcycle
industry and we have a vested interest in ensuring apprentice
technicians have access to up to date technology so they can achieve
the best possible learning outcomes and competencies moving in to the
future.” Mr Fuller said.
To find out more about studying Motorcycle Mechanical Technology at
TAFE NSW visit www.tafensw.edu.au or phone 131 601.
Media contact: Laura Kelly, TAFE NSW Business Partner, mobile: 0411
777 676 or firstname.lastname@example.org