The need for personnel for domestic automobile production will be met from the students studying at the Automotive Industry Exporters’ Association Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School. Students receive training on hybrid, electric and hydrogen powered vehicles.
Students who graduated from the Automotive Industry Exporters’ Union Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School, which started education in Bursa in the 2010-2011 academic year in order to solve the problem of qualified personnel in the automotive sector, do not remain unemployed.
The students of this school start their business life with a ‘job-guaranteed’ education in the sector.
School Principal Güray Köken said that with the announcement that domestic automobile production will be carried out in Bursa, the Ministry of National Education decided to open an ‘Electric Vehicles Branch’ and that education was carried out meticulously in parallel with the developing technology.
Opportunity to do internship at TOGG
Köken also stated that the students studying in the ‘Electric Vehicles Branch’ will do internship at TOGG’s factory in the 12th grade. “Our school, which started education and training activities approximately 11 years ago, has always been following the developing technology since that day. Today’s technology shows the change of internal combustion engines towards electric vehicles and hybrid vehicles. In this framework, it was decided to establish a TOGG factory in our country in recent years, and for these reasons TOGG The construction of the electric vehicles plant was started in Bursa.
- Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank announced the date when the domestic car will start mass production.
Our Ministry decided to establish and open an electric vehicles branch, and it was decided to establish this electric vehicles branch in our school and it became operational last year. This year, 22 students were taken to our Electric Vehicles branch and education activities started. These students are currently continuing their education as the 10th grade, and after completing their basic education this year, and a little more detailed vocational training next year, they completed their education at TOGG in the 12th grade and completed their education as a qualified employee. they will come out,” he said.
Increasing interest in school
Noting that the demand for the school is increasing day by day, School Principal Güray Köken said, “After the establishment of TOGG in Gemlik Bursa, the demand for our school has increased with the establishment of the Electric Vehicles Branch in our school, and our scores have tended to increase each year. “We think it will reach even higher levels in the coming years.”
“My aim is ultimately to develop my country”
Arif Bato, 10th grade student of the ‘Electric Vehicles Branch’, stated that he wanted to be more useful to his country by returning to Turkey after studying abroad, and said, “I chose this department because I think that electric vehicles and the electric vehicle industry will reach much better places. Renewable energies are about to run out. That’s why we should turn to electricity. And systems with much better performance are electric vehicles. My goal is to become an engineer in the future and work at TOGG. Frankly, I want to bring my country to a higher level. For this, I think it would be more appropriate to develop myself abroad. Because maybe “their technology may be better than ours. That’s why my aim is ultimately to develop my country,” he said.
“I want to be an engineer at TOGG factory”
Ayşenur Engin’s goal is to become an engineer at TOGG, as one of the three female students who spend 10 hours of a 14-hour class in the workshop. Engin said, “I am a 10th grade student. I am studying in the Electric Vehicles Department. I think that the reason I chose this branch is the technology of the future. After graduating from this school, I want to go to university and become an engineer at the TOGG factory.”