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Firm opens training centre, partners institute to equip technicians

By Gloria Nwafor 
20 September 2022   |   3:55 am
Daikin, a global innovator and provider of advanced, high-quality air conditioning, heating, ventilation and refrigeration (HVAC-R) products, has collaborated with Etiwa Tech, a technical and vocational training institute, to upskill technicians and installers for the construction industry.

Daikin, a global innovator and provider of advanced, high-quality air conditioning, heating, ventilation and refrigeration (HVAC-R) products, has collaborated with Etiwa Tech, a technical and vocational training institute, to upskill technicians and installers for the construction industry.

The partnership informed the opening of Daikin’s first new training centre, which aims to bring the knowledge and expertise to build a generation of well-equipped technicians and installers in Nigeria.

At the inauguration of the training centre, Chairman and President, Daikin Middle East and Africa, Masaaki Miyatake, said with the opening of the new training centre, the firm aims to further develop and respond to the growing needs of the Nigerian market.

He expressed the company’s commitment of contributing to the society, building knowledge and expertise to develop the skills of workers.

According to him, Daikin aims to build a cleaner environment in the African region by appointing new channel partners and establishing more training centres in Africa to strive for access to better air quality and energy efficiency, while simultaneously strengthening service and aftermarket support.

“The partnership is to further pursue the Corporate Social Responsibility policy of Daikin. With a strong localisation strategy, Daikin’s focus is on sustainability and driving more awareness towards a healthy living environment,” he said.

Managing Director, Etiwa Tech, Jody Adewale, said the partnership seeks to ensure that the institute trains and upskills HVAC technicians, using the latest technologies to produce skilled personnel capable of providing good quality workmanship for the industry.

According to him, “The HVAC industry has undergone new technological advancements in recent years. There are new products and solutions being introduced that help increase energy efficiency, cut costs and improve client satisfaction. Daikin is at the forefront of these innovative technologies.”