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MAN to take part in German vocational training program

MAN Truck & Bus Korea will be participating in a vocational training program on automobile maintenance called “Auto-Mechatroniker,” a three-year, paid training course.

The truck company on Thursday signed an agreement to participate in the German vocational training program with the Korean-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kgcci).

Seventy percent of the program is practical training in the field while 30 percent is academic education with partnering colleges.

The program kicks off in September this year and those that complete it will be given an Associate’s degree by partner colleges and a certification by the Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce.

Additionally, the trainees that complete the course will be given a job opportunity at MAN Truck & Bus Korea.

“I am honored to join the renowned program, Ausbildung, and excited to welcome talented students at our workshops,” said MAN Truck & Bus Korea President Max Burger. “MAN Truck & Bus Korea, as a good corporate citizen, will seek for further ways to positively influence the domestic economy and society”

“After starting with passenger cars in 2017, we are pleased that Kgcci will now expand its Ausbildung program to truck companies and to sign an agreement with MAN Truck & Bus Korea at the Busan International Motor Show,” said Kgcci President & CEO Barbara Zollmann.

By Lee Ho-jeong

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