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Volkswagen Trainees First in to Receive German Apprenticeship

Aug 13, 2013

Enlarge image The were trained directly by a VW apprenticeship trainer. (© Volkswagen of Inc.) The first graduates of the Mechatronics Program at Volkswagen their graduation certificates by the of German Chambers of Commerce and (DIHK) and the German American of Commerce (AHK USA) August 13, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. the last two years, these 12 had the opportunity to experience the dual program with Volkswagen, is modeled after the popular dual system. These are the first in the USA to graduate from a that is fully accredited by the AHK USA and Dual vocational training in has been effective in reducing the gap between those with labor experience and those on-the-job or education training. The Embassy, through the Skills program, has been involved in the dual training systems in the US. “I am pleased that VW in Chattanooga among German companies are bringing their ‘best in vocational training from to the U.S. The German Embassy is this cooperation with its Initiative. This area a win-win for German-American friendship,” Ambassador Peter Ammon.

Skills Gap and Vocational Training

Enlarge image The Chattanooga assembly plant produces Passat vehicles. (© picture / dpa) In the US, the skills gap has affected American and German companies. lack of skilled labor in the has been an ongoing problem for international subsidiaries and U.S. Particularly hard to find are with a STEM background technology, engineering, and math),” Martina Stellmaszek, President CEO of the South. “As a result, more and companies decide to train employees on their own and frequently up with technical colleges or trade organizations like Volkswagen is one of many companies stepped up to the plate to provide opportunities. The benefit is mutual, the get the training they need for the job deserve, and Volkswagen was able to the 2,000 positions at their $1 Chattanooga assembly plant. students are now trained with a for detail that is crucial to our and we are eager for them to join our team of experts,” said Fischer, CEO and Chairman of Volkswagen at the graduation ceremony.

Volkswagen 2013

Enlarge image There a total of 12 graduates of the Volkswagen in 2013. (© Volkswagen of America, Volkswagen invested $40 million on new training academy in Chattanooga. The are educated and trained by VW experts, means that the end result is a made Volkswagen employee. The Academy even hired a apprenticeship trainer to help the students. This type of exemplifies German-US business “For centuries German have provided comprehensive training to ensure the development of a workforce of tomorrow and it is very to see Volkswagen Chattanooga continue tradition here in the U.S.,” Stellmaszek. “Training programs this will most have a positive impact on economies and communities.”

Enlarge image Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee more than 5,000 in the region. (© picture alliance / Skills Initiative

In recent the German model of dual has become an export success, and other countries are taking of the program to reinvigorate their forces. In the US, many German and companies have partnered community colleges to establish programs that take the elements from the German In order to help facilitate discussions, particularly with companies, Ambassador Ammon the Skills Initiative, which an overview of the German dual model and encourages companies and to establish a tailor-made skills program in every state. have been Skills events held all over the States, and Ambassador Ammon, with state governors, has to open a dialogue to promote and

develop skilled workers. effort by Volkswagen is a shining of cooperation and skills training.

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