USA CONTEST REPORT 2016
All USTGP contestants must complete our Bronze, Silver and Gold courses to be considered eligible to compete in the USTGP.
Yamaha technical training begins with a web-based course focusing on fundamentals and general Yamaha service knowledge.
Yamaha instructor-led training (ILT) begins with the Silver level class. This 5-day course is available only at Yamaha training facilities. The curriculum focuses on EFI principles and operation, EFI component testing, ABS, and electrical theory. Yamaha Diagnostic Tool 3.1 (YDT) usage and generator diagnostics are also covered in this course.
This 5-day course builds on what was learned in Silver, broadening the student's understanding of Yamaha fuel injection systems and proprietary engine systems, i.e., YCC-T® and YCC-I®. Exhaust gas analyzer (EGA) and YDT usage in advanced diagnostic applications is also emphasized.
This event, held every two years, is a unique opportunity for the top Gold-certified technicians to compete against each other and discover who can succeed when the pressure is on! The Yamaha Technical Academy certified 184 Gold technicians between 2013 and 2016. All of these students competed for the highest grade, striving to become one of the best six technicians in the US and thereby compete in the USTGP. This two-day event focuses on hands-on skills and involves a challenging written exam to test product knowledge. In 2016, Yamaha and other corporate sponsors provide the winning technicians and their dealerships with significant prizes in excess of $27,000 in value.
-Job rewarding is customer's smile-Focus on US Technician Grand Prix 2016 winner.
NTGP WINNER AND WTGP PARTICIPANTS
|Working experience at Yamaha:||6.5 years|