The Institute of Employment and Professional Training (Instituto de Emprego e Formação Profissional, I.P. – IEFP) and two associations of the automotive sector, ANECRA (Associação Nacional das Empresas de Comércio e Reparação Automóvel) – National Association of Automobile Trade and Repair and ARAN (Associação Nacional do Ramo Automóvel) – the National Association of Automobile Industry -, signed a protocol in 1981, which created CEPRA (Centro de Formação Profissional para a Reparação Automóvel) – Professional Training Centre for Auto Repair, with headquarters in Loures and an office in Maia.

In close collaboration with the grantor associations CEPRA provides training and certification solutions, either for young people who aspire to play a skilled job, or in providing behavioral and technical updating of professionals, which is of recognized utility and enhancer of their success.

In 30 years of experience in training and professional certification, CEPRA has demonstrated its determination and vocation in technical and human enhancement of people, assuring all the very best tools for the exercise of their profession and the acquisition of skills that guarantee a performance of excellence.