October 18, 2019
, Auburn Hills, Mich.
Automotive technician training will accept some national courtesy this weekend interjection to a new automobile hang that will be on arrangement during a AAA Texas National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) FallNationals this weekend.
Western Technical College is sponsoring a red, white and blue hang for a Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat that will be driven by Matt Hagan during a three-day eventuality in Ennis, Texas. Western Technical non-stop in 1970 and is formed in El Paso, Texas. This is a initial time a college has undertaken a racing sponsorship.
The wrap, that also facilities a Mopar Career Automotive Program (CAP) logo, is designed to pull courtesy to a need for training competent automotive technicians. Western Technical is partial of a Mopar CAP program, that offers use technician courses by 100 approved training institutions, such as universities, colleges, village colleges and technical centers. The curriculum is designed to assistance ready and compare students with pursuit openings during FCA dealerships while they are posterior their degrees. There are some-more than 9,000 active students enrolled in a Mopar CAP program.
“Western Tech is unapproachable to partner with Mopar and DSR in bringing courtesy to a implausible national need for lerned and competent automotive technicians,” Brad Kuykendall, Western Technical Chief Executive Officer, said. “We have graduates and interns operative for FCA dealerships nationwide, as good as on DSR teams. The existence is that many some-more technicians are needed. We wish that this partnership with Western Tech, Mopar and DSR will bother some-more seductiveness in a margin and assistance us sight and move some-more technicians into an extraordinary industry.”
There are an estimated 750,000 automobile technicians operative nationally, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Another 46,000 will need to be hired between 2019 and 2026 to accommodate increasing demand.
“The teamwork exhibited by Western Technical to foster automobile technician training is important, generally when it comes to racing,” pronounced Keith Yancy, Director of a FCA Performance Institute, that oversees Mopar CAP. “Parents and students see for themselves a critical purpose automobile technicians play in a automotive landscape. Whether they are in a racing pits or a dealership, Mopar CAP students can demeanour brazen to a rewarding career in an sparkling and severe attention servicing a world-class vehicles.“
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