Our Name

Kigima (Hurry Up) came about in answer to the URGENT need for technically skilled people in South Africa and to compliment what was expressed by our President, using the all African word Vukuzenzele (Get Up & Do Something for yourself) Therefore our advice to people in the automotive trade looking to further their skills is: Kigima, Vukuzenzele  – Hurry Up! Get Up! & Do Something for YOURSELF!

Our Facility

Based inside the CAELEX Head Office building in Pretoria, Kigima Auto Electrical Training Centre offers a fully comprehensive range of merSETA accredited training courses to suit the needs of your Auto Electrical staff and also inexperienced staff who wish to gain knowledge and training in the auto electrical field.

Training and Facilities

Students will undergo comprehensive training in our theory classroom, practical training workshop and diagnostic bay. Students will also have the opportunity of seeing real auto electrical people and services in action when visiting the various departments and workshops that can be found at CAELEX. Time permitting, students will get the opportunity to visit the following departments at CAELEX:

  • Unit Department: Testing, repair and re-manufacturing of light and heavy duty starter motors, alternators and various components.
  • Rewinds Department: This department has sub-sections that conducts the repair of bendix drives as well as rewinding and repair of solenoids, stators, rotors, armatures and field coils, among other specialized components.
  • Diagnostic Department: This is where vehicle diagnosis and fault finding is conducted, as well as repairs to auto electrical systems including vehicle rewiring.

Kigima also offers training for people who will not be working in the workshops but prefer a career in auto electrical sales with our Auto Electrical Salesman course.

Improve your skills at Kigima

The Kigima Auto Electrical Training Centre provides a full spectrum auto electrical experience, offering training courses from basic up to advanced levels and even pre-trade training for apprentices looking to become qualified journeymen.

What are you waiting for?

Kigima!

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