Africa’s First Technician Holding Three ASE Master Technician Certificates and L1, L2 and L3 [RR 556]

Taurayi Raymond Sewera is one of the few automotive technicians who can fix cars from gasoline, hybrid and electric vehicles, to heavy-duty diesel vehicles as well as earth-moving and farming equipment. Being the only technician in Africa who is certified by the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) for light duty diesel, medium and heavy-duty trucks and advanced level specialist (L1), Taurayi has broken many barriers and is still aiming for more. He is the first and only African member of the Automotive Service Association (ASA). Check Taurayi’s other episodes HERE.

Key Talking Points:

  • Didn’t have enough money to fly to Vision 2020 from Zimbabwe but had already paid for hotel and fees for conference, Vision founder sent money to Taurayi so he could still attend 
  • Will start to import hybrid and electric cars
  • After Vision 2020 taking ASE Test- only 4 systems left to become ASE world class techniciansStandard in industry
  • Nothing should stop you from achieving goals- Taurayi currently battling chronic pancreatitis 
  • Goal- start automotive school back home 
  • Keynote speaker in Australia for their biggest event called Autocare in June 
  • 90% of citizens in Zimbabwe cannot afford 3 meals a day- have resources to be a rich country (gold, lithium, diamonds etc). No training for technicians
  • See below for Taurayi’s certifications.


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Carm is the founder and host of the Remarkable Results Radio Podcast and the pioneer of automotive aftermarket podcasts. Carm calls on his years of experience in the aftermarket to bring engaging stories from his guests.

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