HMGMA Job Training

HMGMA, STC leadership stand with Ionic electric vehicle.Hyundai Motor Group Metaplant America (HMGMA) and Savannah Technical College signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a training partnership in May 2023. 

The first program with this partnership is a new Electric Vehicle Professional (EVP1) certificate at Savannah Technical College. Those that complete the program will be preferred for employment with HMGMA.

Electric Vehicle Professional Technical Certificate of Credit

This certificate was designed at the request of Hyundai to prepare students for entry level employment in the electric vehicle production industry. Training emphasis will be placed on safe and effective automotive shop operations, automotive electrical principles, and operation and service of electric vehicles. Graduates will have the skill set to work in sub-assembly shops, building components. They could also work on the floor of production facilities to put the sub-assembly together to manufacture electric vehicles.

This eight-credit-hour certificate (EVP1) includes three courses: Automotive Technology Introduction; Automotive Electrical Principles; and Introduction to EV/Hybrid Vehicles and Safety Protocols.

The College offers this training at its Savannah and Liberty campuses and has plans to expand. 

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