The Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC) and Hero MotoCorp have partnered to develop a two-wheeler short-term training course - Two-Wheeler Preventive Maintenance & Repair.
ASDC will utilise the content provided by Hero MotoCorp to develop a variety of learning modules and certifications in automotive servicing. Through this program, ASDC will also enhance its capacity and capabilities in curriculum building, along with faculty training, to meet global standards.
The course has been approved by the apex regulator National Council of Vocational Education & Training (NCVET) in the apprenticeship portal. The Two-Wheeler Preventive Maintenance & Repair program will have 63 days of theory and practical at the approved Skill Development Center. This will be followed by 14 days of ‘On the Job Training’ at authorised two-wheeler service centres.
The initiative will develop customised courses including BS-VI technology and other new features of two-wheeler Industry.
Vinod Agarwal, president, ASDC said, “Hero MotoCorp partnership with ASDC will further enhance the program, develop new training course curriculums and certification of trainers and students for future, in consultation with experts from the automotive industry and from academia.”
Naveen Chauhan, Head – Sales and After Sales, Hero MotoCorp said “With the current technology advancements in the automotive sector, new-age vehicles are more advanced, connected, and smart. Two-Wheeler Preventive Maintenance & Repair program will enable students and professionals to develop relevant skills on these new technologies and become self-reliant, thereby empowering them for a brighter future. The program will focus on new sets of skills and knowledge and lead to proficiency upgrading across the entire value-chain.”
Both ASDC and Hero MotoCorp will focus on bridging the supply gap of skilled workers in the automotive industry and help in the fulfilment of manpower requirement across the country. The program will further enable all the candidates to develop relevant skills on futuristic vehicles too (EV/HEV).