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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 technicians
    • Standard 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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About the author, Carm Capriotto, AAP

Carm is the founder and host of the Remarkable Results Radio Podcast; the only one of its type in the automotive aftermarket. Carm calls on his 35 years’ experience in the aftermarket to bring engaging stories from his guests.

Listen to raw, unfiltered, honest, and sincere stories that include insights, trends, best practices and expertise. Each interview brings an opportunity to learn one new thing through the stories of personal achievement. Many podcast guests tell their story of transformation from working in their business to working on it.

As host, Carm uses his enthusiasm and passion for the aftermarket especially the service sector to take his listeners on a journey showcasing successful service professionals’ path to Remarkable Results. He also enjoys interviews with aftermarket industry thought leaders who bring their industry perspectives to his listener.

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