Fiat Chrysler’s new Career Automotive Program, which will train the next-generation of its dealer service technicians, has hired on 20 different colleges across the United States to train approximately 1,000 students annually, the automaker has announced.
The program, which was established in partnership with the National Coalition of Certification Centers, will certify students to work as Level 1 Technicans upon graduation and will ensure they meet the stringent requirements necessary for success in the field.
“Together, with our partner NC3, we are making great progress in expanding our geographic footprint of training sites by identifying and certifying colleges nationwide that have highly qualified automotive programs,” said Director of Dealer Training at FCA, John Fox. “Plans are to launch 30 additional educational sites during 2016 and we are well on our way to reaching our goal of enlisting more than 100 certified colleges by 2018.”
The new CAP training program, called Mopar CAP LOCAL, will focus on training technicians in more rural areas of the country. The standard Mopar CAP program, first established in 1984, has 31 colleges training future employees in metropolitan areas.
For a full list of Mopar CAP LOCAL schools, click here.