Inlaks, an infrastructure solutions provider in Nigeria, has empowered graduates with skills in Automated Teller Machine service.
A statement issued on Monday said the graduates who participated in the Inlaks ATM Academy, were trained in customer management, store and inventory management, logistics operation, power system engineering and printed circuit board technology.
It said the Corporate Social Responsibility initiative, which aimed to build the capacity of Nigeria’s unemployed population, started in 2016 and completed its third set on February 13, 2019.
According to Inlaks, the six-month programme seeks to train technically-inclined graduates, and build a team of ATM-experienced engineers, who are well qualified for recruitment within Inlaks, locally and internationally.
The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Africa Operations at Inlaks, Femi Adeoti, expressed his pleasure at the successful completion of ATM Academy 3.0 while applauding the team for delivering a world-class training and congratulating the team on their new roles as the ATM Feeder Team.
In addition to this, Executive Director, Infrastructure Business at Inlaks, Tope Dare, shed more light on the weighty significance of the programme saying in a statement, “unlike most things that can be searched out on the Internet, adequate knowledge of Automated Teller Machine services will require deliberate training to gain the status of an ATM engineer. It is a great opportunity for the selected candidates as the ATM training comes with a job opportunity.”
It read in part, “Inlaks, a partner of Hyosung TNS, a global leader in ATM manufacturing services is known for supplying, installing and maintaining over 6,000 ATM’s within Nigeria and Africa. It is, therefore, needful to properly groom a well-versed team capable of handling the ever-evolving nature of the ATM industry and improve the company’s capacity to service its present and prospective customers.”
It added that the ATM Academy, which is free of charge, had graduated 57 students till date with 16 trainees from ATM Academy 3.0, given an intensive and practical-based ATM training and eventually inducted them as ATM Support staff in the company.
According to Inlaks, applicants to the academy are required to hold an Ordinary National Diploma in Engineering or Physics as well as scale other assessment stages to qualify.