German company will continue supporting the dual model
The German company Robert Bosch de SLP opened the Technical Training Center (CCT, by its Spanish initials,) and whose project intends training youngsters on dual formation; which is a program implemented since 2001, together with the Universidad Tecnologica de San Luis Potosi (UT.)
At the new building opening, Ruidiger Zeitler vice-president at Robert Bosch de SLP said that CCT, located at the plant facilities, will be in an area of 450 square meters, in addition of that it will have three trained teachers, as well as a total of 23 machines and three classrooms for training, with design and automation laboratories.
He noted that the Technical Training Center is unique in San Luis Potosi, where youngsters will have a direct training with company’s production, and whose final goal will be that college students integrate to the company as technicians specialized in production as engineers, with a specialization in processes.
“This training center, is unique in San Luis, it will offer youngsters with direct training in production, as they do not only learn theory, but they learn how they truly are, in real labor life,” said Ruidiger Zeitler.
He mentioned that since 2001 when the dual program started between Bosh and the Universidad Tecnologica, they have had the opportunity of train and teach youngsters in order for them to perform in a position in the company, in the technicians specialized in production areas, maintenance testing and engineers.
Currently there are more than 50 college students participating in the dual program and there is the possibility of adjusting the amount to company’s needs, “The key for a company success, is personnel training, but it is also important for professional’s careers, since this help them earning a successful future,” said the vice-president of Robert Bosh de SLP.
On the other hand, the secretary of Labor and Social Wealfare in SLP, Manuel Lozano Nieto, said that companies should establish the dual model to support youngsters on their academic formation, in addition of generating labor identification and familiarization inside companies.