Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Volkswagen plans to train students

A training programme has been introduced by Volkswagen India has introduced for the students of polytechnic in Pune. It is known as Volkswagen Group Technical Education Program (VG-TAP). It is being done in association with city based Marathwada Mitra Mandal’s Polytechnic College.

Volkswagen Group India will be giving training along with technical support to educational institutes. The aim is to create employment for youth in the automobile sector. Pune-based Polytechnic is the first institute in India that Volkswagen Group India has associated in order to implement the VG-TAP program.

Because of this, the students would get a work experience on latest technology in automobile industry after working on a Volkswagen Jetta and a Volkswagen Polo given to the Institute by Volkswagen Group. The teachers would also be provided by the Volkswagen Training Academy. 

It is seen that the automobile industry in India is growing leaps and bounds. Thus the demand for young and talented people in the automobile sector is also growing at a faster pace. This programme is expected to create talent for the industry by training them in all aspects of automotive technology and customer service.
The students would get knowledge of modern automobile technologies through a certificate course.

The gap between the course curriculum offered by the institutes and the requirement of the industry would be filled by this course. Under this VG-TAP program, ITI (mechanic motor vehicle and diesel engine mechanic) and diploma (mechanical and automobile) engineering students will also be given training.

Source: Business Standard

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