Ford Offering Fast-Track Technician Certification At Georgia’s Gwinnett Tech

Georgia is expanding its trade school programs as the state grows as a center for the Electric Vehicle (EV) industry, with the Ford Motor Company reportedly joining with Gwinnett Tech for a fast-track certification in the EV field called the Ford ASSET Program. 

“We are still going to have the combustible engine,” said Anthony Davis, a Ford Motor Company technical placement specialist. “I see that being around for another 20 to 30 years, but we are going electric.”

“A technician is a highly trained employee in a dealership,” Davis told Fox 5 Atlanta.

Jeff Janes, the Ford ASSET program director said, “It’s a way students can get master certified with our Ford and Lincoln dealerships in two years. With this, they are able to get an associate’s degree in applied technology.”

Janes reportedly added that “it can often take six to eight years to get to this high-paying level. But the need is so great and technology is changing from fuel to electric very quickly, so this hands-on environment can be a game-changer for students,” according to Fox 5 Atlanta.

D & B Staff

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