Satellite-based Vehicle Tracking and Fleet Management Training (95% Practicals)

Great Business Opportunity + Life Changing Career

About the Training

This is a practical-oriented training on satellite based Vehicle tracking and fleet management systems, designed for individuals interested in starting a profitable auto-tracking business while also preparing the participants for an advancing career in logistics and supply chain management. This training is in two categories (Level I & II);

This training will introduce you to satellite based asset tracking and fleet management systems, modern automotive electrical systems, how to make good installations, how to work with third party back-end hosted tracking platforms. Click here to see detailed information on the modules covered under this category.

On completion of the training, participants are expected to;

  • Install and configure GPS trackers on vehicles (assets).
  • Track vehicles (assets) on a real-time/online tracking platform.
  • Perform basic trip management operations such as; setting Points of Interests (POIs), generating trip reports, creating geofences, setting automated reports (to be issued when certain rules are violated), among others.
  • Automate vehicle maintenance scheduling operations based on mileage covered.
  • Demonstrate good understanding of the standard implementation of GPS/GLONASS and RFID technologies in Cargo/Asset Tracking and Fleet Management Operations.

  • Entrepreneurs, seeking to establish lucrative auto tracking businesses.
  • Persons seeking basic knowledge of satellite based fleet management systems to enhance their chances of getting employed.
  • Persons involved with fleet management roles, seeking to improve on their fleet operations efficiency using this cutting edge technology.

Under this category, lessons will be administered in three (3) segments;

  • Tier 1: A 2-day class room training on satellite based Vehicle Tracking and Fleet Management Systems.
  • Tier 2: Practical training on installation of vehicular tracking systems. Participants will be assigned to experienced installers (engineers) who will put them through the installation processes; to a level we can attest to their competences.
  • Tier 3: Hands-on training on real-time tracking, administered over the internet. Participant will be granted 30 days access to CityWatch Hosted Tracking Solution (CityWatchHTS), a cloud based implementation of OpenGTS, world most popular tracking server, an open source project that is constantly evolving to keep pace with the latest trends in the global telematics industry.

REGULAR CLASS (4 weeks duration)

Training Fee:
₦ 45,000
Early Bird Offer:
₦ 35,000 (available till April 26, 2019)

FAST-TRACK CLASS (1 week duration)

Training Fee:
₦ 80,000

Applicants who genuiely can not afford the full training cost can now apply for financial support.

In-house tracking systems are gaining popularity in recent times, as it offers companies with large fleet sizes improved security by allowing them safeguard their data behind their firewalls, while also saving them huge costs. Lessons under this category have been designed to equip participants with necessary skill sets to enable them implement and administer over real-time tracking systems, on-premises. Click here to see detailed information on the modules covered under this category.

On completion of the training, participants are expected to demonstrate adequate understanding of;

  • How to set up an on-premises vehicle tracking/fleet management system.
  • Basic working knowledge of Windows & Linux Servers.
  • How to deploy and manage cloud servers (Virtual Machines, VMs) on Alibaba Cloud.
  • How to deploy and manage Relational Data Base (RDS) on Alibaba Cloud.
  • how to install, configure and manage back-end vehicle tracking applications (GpsGate Server, OpenGTS and Traccar) on cloud servers.
  • Common issues associated with back-end vehicle/fleet tracking servers, as well as how to troubleshoot and resolve such issues.
  • Working knowledge of Internet Information Server (IIS) & Apache Tomcat.
  • Basic MySQL database management operations.
  • How to perform data backup.
  • How to perform task automation on Linux servers.
  • Current cybersecurity situations with cloud platforms and cloud applications, as well as common approaches to defend against typical attacks.
  • All lessons taught under Category A (Basic Level I) are also within the scope of Category B (Advanced Level II).

  • Individuals involved with fleet management role,
  • Entrepreneurs seeking to set-up tracking server(s),
  • Persons pursuing advancing career in logistics and supply chain management.

Under this category, lessons will be administered in three (3) segments;

  • Tier 1: A 2-day class room training on satellite based Vehicle Tracking and Fleet Management Systems.
  • Tier 2: Practical training on installation of vehicular tracking systems. Participants will be assigned to experienced installers (engineers) who will put them through the installation processes; to a level we can attest to their competences.
  • Tier 3: A 6-week hands-on in-class training on how to deploy and manage back-end fleet tracking applications (GpsGate server, Traccar and OpenGTS) on Alibaba cloud infrastructures (IaaS)

REGULAR CLASS (6 weeks duration)

Training Fee:
₦ 90,000
Early Bird Offer:
₦ 80,000 (available till April 26, 2019)

FAST-TRACK CLASS (2 weeks duration)

Training Fee:
₦ 150,000

Applicants who genuiely can not afford the full training cost can now apply for financial support.

Perhaps, you are an entrepreneur or aspiring to be one, and eager to tap into the numerous opportunities which abound in the Nigerian telematics industry or you are a career driven individual, probably working in the Logistics & Supply Chain sector already or still seeking employment in this sector. Even if you are a technical person or marketing expert seeking additional income stream or you are just a curious mind with great love for technology, here are good reasons why this training is perfect for you;


Business Opportunities

Vehicle owners live under constant fear of losing their vehicles, owing to high crime rates prevalent in Nigeria today. Comprehensive vehicle insurance is expensive and considered a luxury. With over 1.004 million vehicles registered in Nigeria in the last 3 years (NBS & FRSC reports), the market size for Nigeria telematics industry is well above NGN 30 Billion. Presently, awareness levels are high for vehicle tracking systems, as the ideal solution for a lasting peace of mind. Thus, with little marketing efforts new entrants are sure of reaping huge returns on their investments. A training session has been set aside to guide participants on how to unlock these opportunities. Issues to be discussed at the Business Opportunity Meeting (BOM) include;

  • How to start a profitable GPS based Vehicle tracking business.
  • How to source for cheap GPS tracking units without compromising quality and standards.
  • Partnership opportunities.
  • Issues relating to standards and how to stay away from troubles.


Job Opportunities (Job Outlook) in the Logistics & Supply Chain Sector

Logistics and Supply Chain sector is growing faster than average in Nigeria (Multimix report). Companies are turning to GPS-enabled asset tracking and fleet management solutions to cut costs, increase efficiencies and protect their brand reputations. Most of the players in Nigeria Transportation/haulage industry have either implemented satellite based vehicle tracking /fleet management systems already or are planning to do so in no time. No wonder experience in vehicle tracking & Fleet Management systems & technologies has become a key requirement in securing lucrative jobs at these companies in recent time. This training will prepare you for an exciting career as; Logistics Supervisor/Manager, Fleet Supervisor/Manager, Transportation Manager/Coordinator, Consultant on Logistics & Supply Chain Management Systems, and more!


Generate Additional Income Stream Working with Established Tracking Companies

No matter the size or years of existence, companies are either fighting to gain market acceptance, to grow or to maintain their market leadership. To win this fight, every company engage in strategic partnership in one way or the other. Established tracking companies are always on the look-out for skilled installers, who are trustworthy and through whom they can reach their distant customers swiftly and at costs lower than that which they would incur sending In-house Engineer to same location. Promoting telematics solutions is also another way you can generate additional income stream working as sales partners with established tracking companies. This training has been designed to groom and expose you to these opportunities.

Academic Requirement - a minimum of OND is required for a quick grasp of the basic concepts to be discussed. Undergraduates of Nigerian universities may also attend. This minimum requirement may be waived for individuals with specialized skills in auto-electrical wiring and ICT.


Computer Literacy - persons willing to attend must be computer literate. Knowledge of computer programing and server administration is not mandatory, as such knowledge will not be assumed during training.

JUNE DIET (REGULAR CLASS)

Schedule for Category A (Regular) Training
Tier 1:
June 13th & 14th, 2019.
Tier 2 & 3:
June 17 – July 12, 2019.

Schedule for Category B (Regular) Training
Week 1:
June 13th & 14th, 2019.
Week 2:
June 20th & 21th, 2019.
Week 3:
June 27th & 28th, 2019.
Week 4:
July 4th & 5th, 2019.
Week 5:
July 11th & 12th, 2019.
Week 6:
July 18th & 19th, 2019.

We offer two (2) certificate options namely - Certificate of Completion and Certificate of Competency. Participants who complete all the 3 tiers of the training programme will be issued Certificate of Completion, free of charge. To obtain Certificate of Competency, participants who have met the conditions for issuance of certificate of completion are required to obtain a minimum average score of 60% in a structured multiple choice objective test and a minimum average rating of 70% at the practical sessions. Participants interested in obtaining certificate of competency are to pay a non-refundable assessment fee of ₦ 6,000 - valid for 3 attempts.

Course Contents

Module 1 will introduce participants to Global Navigation Satellite Systems, the architecture of satellite-based tracking systems and tracking infrastructures.

This module will focus on GPS tracking devices and their accessories – the past, the present and the future of GPS tracking devices.

Module 3 will introduce participants to back-end GPS tracking software (a hosted service offered as SaaS), real-time tracking, real-time report/alert automation, popular GPS tracking platforms, offered as Software as a service (SaaS) and those available for on-premises deployment.

Here participants will master how to customize and deliver user centered tracking services, how to evaluate and select the right IoT systems.

Module 5 will introduce participants to fuel-level monitoring systems and on-vehicle CAN BUS, as well as the “how” and benefits of interfacing IoT devices with on-vehicle CAN BUS.

Here participants will learn basic electronic theories, and how modern automotive electrical systems work.

Here participants will master how to install, operate and configure GPS tracking devices. Emphasis would be made on installation best practices.

This module will acquaint participants with the common issues they may encounter while working with GPS tracking devices, as well as how to troubleshoot and resolve such issues when they occur.

This module aims to acquaint participants with the ethics of the tracking business.

Category B training covers all lessons taught in Modules 1 – 9 of Category A training.

Module 10 will introduce participants to cloud-based servers, offered as infrastructure as a service (IaaS). Here, participants will learn how to deploy and manage cloud servers (Virtual Machines, VMs) on Alibaba Cloud.

Here participants will be introduced to basic Linux commands.

Module 12 Will introduce participants to Relational Databases (RDS), how to deploy and manage RDS on Alibaba Cloud.

Module 13 will introduce participants to current cybersecurity situations with cloud platforms and cloud applications, as well as common approaches/practices taken to defend against some typical attacks.

Here we will provide a step-by-step guide on how to install, configure and manage back-end tracking applications (GpsGate Server, OpenGTS and Traccar) on cloud servers. This module also covers task automation on Linux servers.

This module will introduce participants to basic networking, as they relate to Internet of Things (IoT) systems employed in vehicle, asset and fleet tracking.

Module 16 will familiarize participants with common issues they may experience while managing back-end tracking servers, as well as how to troubleshoot and resolve such issues when they occur.

Training/Installation Kit (Optional)

Participants, who may wish to leave with their Installation kits are to book, latest a week to the training dates.


Installation kit contains;

  • GPS Tracking Device (with fleet management capability).
  • Digital Multimeter.
  • Pointy-nose Pliers.
  • Screw Drivers.
  • Angled Socket Spanners Set.
  • Star Key Wrench.
  • Electrical/Insulating Tapes.
Complete Installation kits costs: ₦ 28,500 per Kit.

Knowledge Centre


GPS tracking devices are receivers that use the Global Positioning System to determine the precise location of objects (assets and people) to which they are attached.
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