THE PHILIPPINES CONTEST REPORT 2016
Yamaha Motor Philippines Inc. (YMPH) has successfully ended its 2nd Technician Grand Prix.
It was participated in by a total of 103 technicians from 79 3S shops located in various parts of the country. This competition consists of 2 levels: regional (RTGP) and national (NTGP). The RTGP served as the elimination round. It was held in 2 separate venues ? Batangas and Davao, in February, 2016. All contestants took a written examination. The top 20 contestants were selected for the final level. Finally, the NTGP was held from 1st to 2nd April, 2016.
While most parts of the contest were held in the new FSS (YZONE), the practical test was viewable by the public at a grand motorshow/bikefest event in Manila. Hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts witnessed our technicians in action.
The NTGP has two stages: semi-final and final rounds. In the semi-finals, all contestants undergo a written examination and practical test. The top 10 contestants advanced to the next round. The final round consists of a customer-handling test and on-vehicle repair test. Mr. Ramel Realin of Yamaha UEMI Urdaneta emerged as the new NTGP champion. Interestingly, he had finished 2nd place during the 2014 NTGP.
The Philippine NTGP contains the following tests:
Semi-final round (for the top 20 contestants in the RTGP)
- Written examination
- Practical test for wiring connection
Final round (for the top 10 contestants of the semi-final-round)
- Customer handling test (after-service vehicle delivery)
- Practical test (on-vehicle troubleshooting and repair)
- Semi-final round (for the top 20 contestants in the RTGP)
NTGP WINNER AND WTGP PARTICIPANTS
|Name:||Ramel R. Realin|
|Dealer:||United Excelsior Marketing Inc. (UEMI)|
|Working experience at Yamaha:||6 years|