Hyundai ties up with 25 ITIs to provide vocational training

Hyundai Motor India Ltd., the country’s largest exporter and the second largest car manufacturer, has expanded the scope of its agreement with 25 industrial training institutes (ITIs) in India. 

This is part of its contribution to the government’s Skill India Programme. The expansion its association with 25 ITIs comes after a successful completion of a pilot programme that Hyundai launched in 2012 across 5 locations. Almost 95% of trained graduates from Hyundai’s Skill Development Programme (2012-2015) were recruited by its dealerships in 2015. 

“Our alliance with ITI and vocational institutes is aimed at reducing the skill deficit in the Indian automobile industry’s shop floors,” said Rakesh Srivastava, senior vice-president, sales and marketing, Hyundai Motor India. “With this partnership, we are confident that Hyundai will be able to bridge the gap of skilled manpower availability and help the auto industry to achieve global competitiveness.”

Under the scope of Hyundai’s Skill Development Programme, the company has introduced the latest training methodologies at these 25 ITIs across India. A two-year training programme with structured 96 hour content of 27 chapters and workshop practical along with 4 days of exclusive OJT (On-Job-Training) at Hyundai dealerships gives students hands on experience.