Jaguar Land Rover seems to upskill & reskill 29,000 workers globally within the subsequent three years

Near 19,000 Jaguar Land Rover and franchised retailer workers outdoors the UK, together with greater than 10,000 within the UK, can be skilled in expertise very important to electrification, digital, and autonomous automobiles.

Jaguar Land Rover has in the present day (Wednesday, 28 September 2022) introduced a world upskilling drive to coach 29,000 folks within the subsequent three years.

This, the corporate stated, can be for its linked and information capabilities and to assist the fast transition to electrification, underlines its dedication to growing its future engineering and manufacturing expertise, and helps the supply of Jaguar Land Rover’s net-zero targets.

As a part of the drive, named the Future Expertise Programme, will see greater than 10,000 Jaguar Land Rover and franchised retailer workers within the UK and near 19,000 throughout the remainder of the world skilled in expertise very important to electrification, digital, and autonomous automobiles.

Commenting on the programme, Barbara Bergmeier, Jaguar Land Rover Industrial Operations Government Director, stated: “Our plans to affect our product portfolio are working at tempo, and we’re quickly scaling up our future expertise coaching programme to make sure now we have the precise expertise to ship the world’s most fascinating fashionable luxurious electrical autos. Growing the expert world workforces wanted to design, construct and keep the autos of the long run is foundational.

“I’m proud to say we’re committing to assist plug the electrical and digital expertise hole with a complete, world coaching programme, which is able to energy cost electrification each right here within the UK and overseas.”

The Future Expertise Programme is alleged to be “key to the success of Jaguar Land Rover’s Reimagine technique”, which is able to see all Jaguar and Land Rover fashionable luxurious automobiles out there in pure electrical type by the tip of the last decade.

At present, round 80% of practically 1,300 franchised Jaguar Land Rover retailers around the globe supply electrical automobile servicing, due to this fact to sort out the abilities gaps, the corporate is guaranteeing nearly all of servicing technicians will obtain electrification coaching this yr.

In addition to technicians, it plans to retrain 1000’s of extremely expert automotive engineers and manufacturing workers who beforehand labored on the event of inside combustion automobiles, to concentrate on electrification, digital and autonomous automobiles.

Moreover, as the corporate ramps up the manufacturing of electrical automobiles, plant workers in any respect ranges would require coaching to make sure they will work safely alongside the excessive voltage programs in electrical autos. 

Aside from the above, Jaguar Land Rover additionally shared that in efforts to make sure the subsequent technology is provided with future expertise, will probably be bolstering its world apprenticeship programme by including “tons of of apprentices” to the Jaguar Land Rover and retailers schemes around the globe.


Picture / Jaguar Land Rover’s media room

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