TTSPH Group Skills Contest
Three Fiji Nationals were declared Champions at the 26th Toyota Tsusho South Pacific Holdings Group Skills Contest in 3 Categories out of the 4 in Papua New Guinea on Tuesday last week. The event is staged annually and attracted participants from Papua New Guinea, Samoa, American Samoa, Vanuatu, Tonga and Fiji who have claimed top positions in their respective countries.
The Learning and Development Team at Asco Motors in Fiji run a series of qualifying rounds at the National Skills Contest which is held around November each year. Participants from Toyota Dealerships in Samoa, American Samoa, Vanuatu and Tonga also participate at the National Skills Contest. Winners from the National Skills Contest then become eligible to participate at the Group Skills Contest.
The Group Skills Contest this year featured four categories, Service Advisor, Technical Advisor, Parts Advisor and Sales Consultant from which Fiji won three categories while Tonga won the Service Advisor Award. The champions will represent the South Pacific at the Assembly of Champions which is held annually in Japan and hosted by the Toyota Motor Corporation. Toyota Champions from around the world are acknowledged and recognized at this annual event. The champions are provided an opportunity to better understand the operations of Toyota Motor Corporation and learn more about the Japanese Culture.
Asco Motors Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Craig Sims stated, “we are extremely proud of our achievements, winning three of the four award categories this year shows the commitment we have towards our customers. Our Technicians are highly trained and winning the Group Skills Contest confirms that they are the best in South Pacific. We are determined to provide the best customer service and experience and we thank our customers for trusting the Toyota Brand.”
Asco Motors wishes to congratulate the four participants who have worked hard to win these prestigious awards.
L-R Asween Prasad – Team Leader Parts Sales, Suva,
Deepak Bhan – New Vehicle Sales Executive, Suva
Mohammed Razeel – Toyota Technican, Labasa