June 15, 2015—Berjaya Auto Philippines, the exclusive distributor of Mazda vehicles in the country together with MFI Foundation Incorporated (formerly Meralco Foundation Inc.) will now begin the second phase of its ongoing partnership in MFI’s Industrial Technician Program (ITP).
Tan and former MFI Foundation, Inc. President Alejandro T. Escaño, signed the Memorandum of Agreement between the two parties last July 24, 2014. The TESDA-approved program was designed to select and educate scholars in Automotive Technology utilizing the Dual Training System. A total of 20 students were selected for the first year of the BAP-MFI scholarship.
Under the scholarship program, both BAP and MFI are involved in knowledge sharing and exchange of technology trends and on-site training activities. BAP has likewise donated Mazda car parts for use in the training of the scholars.
After one year of general and occupation-related theoretical instruction at the MFI Technological Institute, the first batch of students will now begin their OJT with the supervision of BAP and Mazda dealership trainers. The second batch of 20 scholars will start their first academic year in the program on June 22.
Berjaya Auto Philippines, Inc. is the exclusive distributor of Mazda vehicles and parts in the Philippines. Current product line-up includes Mazda2 sub-compact sedan and hatchback, Mazda3 SKYACTIV compact sedan and hatchback, Mazda6 executive sedan, CX-5 compact SUV, CX-9 seven-seater SUV, MX-5 2-seater sports roadster and the BT-50 pickup truck. There are 15 Mazda sales and service dealerships located across the Philippines and Metro Manila – Mazda Greenhills along EDSA, Mazda Pasig along C5, Mazda Quezon Ave., Mazda North EDSA, Mazda Alabang, Mazda Cavite, Mazda Sta Rosa, Mazda Pampanga, Mazda Dagupan, Mazda Cabanatuan, Mazda Tarlac, Mazda Cebu, Mazda Iloilo, Mazda Cagayan De Oro and Mazda Davao.