Wednesday 18 July 2018

Nissan invites Leaving Cert students to take the Academy route

Future vision: Nissan Ireland CEO James McCarthy pictured with a Nissan Leaf
Future vision: Nissan Ireland CEO James McCarthy pictured with a Nissan Leaf
Eddie Cunningham

Eddie Cunningham

Nissan are asking Leaving Cert students to consider an alternative to the CAO.

They want them to apply for one of 40 places in the company's Apprentice Academy.

The call is directed at anyone who is interested in training to become a qualified automotive technician.

Applicants can apply online. Those who are successful in getting a place will be employed by local Nissan dealers around the country before year's end.

The company here say the young people will be mentored and trained over four years to become qualified automotive technicians.

Nissan Ireland chief James McCarthy says these are "no ordinary" apprenticeships as they provide unique access to work in the innovative intelligent mobility technologies that are shaping the future of the motor industry.

He adds: "We created the Academy to develop the technicians of tomorrow and to help future-proof our business so that we can service the demand for connected, autonomous and electric cars."

Indo Motoring

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