Aimed to create a pool of talented and skilled professionals for the automobile industry, Ford India inaugurated its second Automotive Student Service Educational Training (ASSET) Centre in collaboration with ITI Bangalore. This programme is aimed at enhancing technical training and career opportunities for students.
Through this initiative, Ford will set up an exclusive technical training corner within the premises of Loyola Private Industrial Training Centre in Bangalore to train students on Ford technology as part of Motor Mechanic Vehicle (MMV) curriculum. Ensuring the sustenance of the program, Ford———s technical training collaboration will include exclusive Train-The-Trainer (TTT) sessions for institute lecturers as well.
The dealers will set up the ASSET technical training corner and will also provide training with the master technician and in-house trainer. The dealerships will give an opportunity of on-the-job training to the students with Ford vehicles at the dealer workshops. P.K. Umashankar, the Vice President of Customer Service Operations at Ford India said that after the successful launch in Cochin, the company is delighted to come to Bangalore. He went on to say that working with the Loyola Group, they are creating an asset that will not only help students with better growth and employment prospects but also the automobile industry with skilled workforce.