About Us

Who We Are

VRA Academy is located in a very serene environment in Akuse in the Eastern region of Ghana (Veiw Direction). We are about thirty minutes drive from Okwenya junction, on the Tema- Akosombo Highway.

Today we have a team of bright, talented staff that gives the Academy a balance of experience and breadth of in-depth exposure in Engineering, Leadership, management, administration. ICT, French and Support Services.

VRA Academy is an engineering training provider, offering continuous professional development courses in Power System Operations and Maintenance, Utility Management, Language for Power Business, Leadership, Finance and Secretarial skills. The training is delivered by competent and highly qualified professionals, all of whom have decades experience in their respective areas of expertise.We strive for excellence in service delivery for client's satisfaction. 

The Academy stands by its values of "Professionalism, Integrity, Safety, Accountability and Continuous learning", and as such we continually update training programmes to address current industry needs. VRA Academy has access to real time power plants and resourced workshops for hands-on technical training.

Strategy

In view of the rapid business growth, particularly in the Energy Sector, the Academy is determined to bridge the competency gap in the Energy Sector in the sub-region. Our key focus is to service our current customer base as well as support new business in this rapid growing region. Our strategic objectives include:

  • To align learning with current and future needs
  • To integrate learning with organisational and other business processes
  • To provide a culture that values learning and continuous improvement
  • To manage learning effectively and equitably
  • To support application of Skill, Knowledge and Attitude (SKA) in the workplace
  • To demonstrate impact of learning and development on organisational performance
  • To facilitate the development of Leaders

Business Focus

We are fully aware that there are many well established Technical Training Institutions/Schools operating in Ghana and the sub-region for decades for wide spectrum of business sectors. Our priority is to focus in the Energy sector, reason being that most of the Generating/Manufacturing companies rely heavily on technical and managerial competencies to expand their production capacities.

Our Focus includes:

  • High-demand courses both in the technical and non-technical areas
  • Harness clientele from power utility companies across West Africa
  • Total customer satisfactory experience to ensure repeated business
  • Attract top-notch facilitators with good interactive skills and interpersonal qualities

How You Benefit from our Programmes

To ensure our participants are practically oriented, we emphasise the practical aspect of the learning experience. Our courses are designed in such a way that it will not only transfer knowledge but also equip delegates with the competencies required to apply theoretical concepts to real-life business cases. This way we can add value to participants to improve their organization by knowing how to utilize the tools and techniques learnt, within their respective work situations. Participants also get the opportunity to interact with other people and learn from the experience of other individuals from differing backgrounds and professions.

Global Network

To ensure our participants are practically oriented, we emphasise the practical aspect of the learning experience. Our courses are designed in such a way that it will not only transfer knowledge but also equip delegates with the competencies required to apply theoretical concepts to real-life business cases. This way we can add value to participants to improve their organization by knowing how to utilize the tools and techniques learnt, within their respective work situations. Participants also get the opportunity to interact with other people and learn from the experience of other individuals from differing backgrounds and professions.