Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) : The country’s second largest car manufacturer, Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) has tied up with Namakkal-based Excel Polytechnic College to set up Hyundai Professional Development Center (PDC).’
“We are very happy about the association as Hyundai is a responsible corporate citizen and advocates creating constant resource pool of skilled ‘Service Advisors’ for automobile service industry,” the company managing director and CEO, Y K Koo said in a release here.
The centre will expose automobile trade students to modern automobile technologies thereby increasing the opportunities of employability and career prospects, he said. The new syllabus and practical training at dealership will add yet another dimension to the existing syllabus supported by HMIL and the programme will benefit polytechnic colleges in creating skillful professionals for Indian automotive service industry, Koo said. Under its CSR skill development program, Hyundai made its first ITI tie-up in 2012, to support the community by enhancing educational standards in line with the latest technologies at ITI, the release said.
As of now, Hyundai has tie-ups with 38 ITIs pan India with minimum one ITI in each state and almost 95 per cent of trained graduates from the skill development program (2012-2015) were recruited by Hyundai dealerships in 2016 and the programme has already benefited over 1000 students who studied the course in ITIs across the country, it added.
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