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Volkswagen Chattanooga, Chattanooga 2.0 establish workforce development program

The Volkswagen Neighborhood Talent Pipeline prepares Chattanooga residents for careers in automotive manufacturing. - Submitted

Volkswagen Chattanooga and Chattanooga 2.0 have established a new workforce development program called the Volkswagen Neighborhood Talent Pipeline.

The five-week program is offered free of charge to qualified participants. Participants are introduced to the manufacturing process, with the goal of preparing them for careers at Volkswagen Chattanooga.

Upon completion, participants will receive the Chattanooga Manufacturing Excellence Program industry certification from the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Chattanooga State, OSHA-10 certification and priority consideration for entry level production jobs with Aerotek at Volkswagen Chattanooga.

The program will take place at the Brainerd Youth & Family Development Center and will meet two nights per week for five weeks.

Information: www.connect.chattanooga.gov/workforcedevelopment.

Source: Volkswagen Chattanooga