Volkswagen Poznań extends its cooperation with the School Complex No 1 in Swarzędz

10 March 2019

  • The IT Technician and the Automation Technician are two new vocational schemes under the patronage of Volkswagen Poznań.
  • This is an answer to business needs of the Company which is the demand for professionals with secondary education.

Management of Volkswagen Poznań Sp z o.o. together with the management of the School Complex No. 1 in Swarzędz and in presence of the Starost of Poznań have concluded a cooperation agreement. Thanks to the agreement the Company will provide patronage to next two vocational schemes - this time at the technical education level.

Jolanta Musielak, Member of the Management Board, HR and Organization: “We need people who will connect the competences of the future - digital knowledge, ability to learn quickly from the technical knowledge and mechatronics. A graduate of the faculty will be an IT technician who can cope with the production area.”

In accordance with the agreement, the parties declare their willingness to cooperate in particular in relation to the organization of professional practice for technical school students and the mutual exchange of knowledge.

Since 2005 Volkswagen Poznań has been cooperating with the School Complex No 1 in Swarzędz, and since 2016 with the Complex of Technical Schools in Września. In Swarzędz the Company leads umbrella classes for pupils at the 1st degree level of the industry school in 5 professions: mechatronics technician, vehicle electromechanical engineer, machinery and foundry machinery operator and the equipment and the industrial automation and precision equipment engineer. In Września a class for precision technicians was opened.

So far, for nearly 15 years of the vocational training process, Volkswagen Poznań has employed over 400 graduates from its umbrella classes, which is almost 90% of all pupils graduating from the umbrella classes of Volkswagen Poznań. Another 178 students are currently educated in classes of two vocational schools.