Jaguar Land Rover commits to upskilling thousands of workers

Source: HR Magazine

Thursday, 29 September 2022

Car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover has launched an upskilling programme designed to train 29,000 employees as part of its global upskilling initiative to fill urgent needs within its workforce.

The three-year Future Skills Programme will look to train new and existing workers in electrification – the process of replacing fossil fuel powered technologies with technologies that run on electricity – with a view to utilising them to make and service electric and autonomous (self-driving) cars in the future.

Jaguar Land Rover also plans to retrain thousands of automotive engineers and production employees in order to create more jobs for the future.

Barbara Bergmeier, Jaguar Land Rover industrial operations executive director, added: “Our plans to electrify our product portfolio are running at pace, and we are rapidly scaling up our future skills training programme to ensure we have the right talent to deliver the world’s most desirable modern luxury electric vehicles.

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