GSF to sponsor OESAA training event

Original equipment suppliers  association, OESAA has announced GSF Car Parts as the headline sponsor for its Academy Live training event programme.

The first event will be held at Suffolk New College on Friday 31st March and Saturday 1st April. At the event, members of GSF’s talent and recruitment team will deliver a presentation to apprentices and students, as well as delivering CV health-check and interview skills workshops.

Frank Massey at AutoInform 2017, a previous OESAA training event

 Teams representing the firms products and  Servicesure garage programme will be on-site to showcase a range of products and the Servicesure national garage programme, which has more than 600 members across the UK. 

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HR Director, Jo Warren, said:  “GSF offers comprehensive support for garages across the UK, from traditional parts supply to specialist training and garage management software, so this is an excellent opportunity for us to demonstrate the value we add to the workshops in which these young technicians will ply their trade”.

“The OESAA Academy Live series is also a great chance for us to highlight the exciting potential of a career with GSF, one of the UK’s leading motor factors that is committed to championing personal development, career progression and creating a rewarding workplace.”

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OESAA Chairman, Nigel Morgan, said: “We are delighted to welcome GSF on this important journey, as our members travel to colleges around the UK to promote the latest and upcoming developments in product and vehicle technology, best practice and diagnosis techniques. 

“It’s vital that we champion the automotive aftermarket as a desirable and rewarding industry, whether students are about to embark on their career, or professionals looking to stay ahead of the curve. With the encouragement of GSF, this marks an important step in our ambition to make OESAA Academy Live an unmissable date in the calendar.”

Technical trainers from Banner Batteries, Brembo, Dayco, Denso, Mahle Aftermarket and ZF will all be partaking and relinquishing their invaluable knowledge in a series of engaging presentations. Meanwhile, representatives from Laser Tools, Motul and Schaeffler, as well as Jim Lang from Garage Services Online, will be available during numerous networking opportunities throughout the two days in the workshop arena.

Published by Greg Whitaker

Editor of CAT Magazine and an experienced motoring journalist @GregWhitaker5

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