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New automotive training trickery will yield Univ. of West Alabama graduates … – FOX6 WBRC

LIVINGSTON, AL (WBRC) -
On Wednesday, a University of West Alabama (UWA) took a outrageous step in work force growth with a opening of a new automotive training facility.

School leaders, alongside supporters from Mercedes-Benz and Alabama Power, distinguished with a badge slicing ceremony.

That’s because automotive training students can’t wait to get started.

“It’s Mercedes. My gosh, because wouldn’t we wish to work for them,” Aaron Gregory, a tyro in a program, said.

Eain Brooks hopes to parlay what he learns into a full time pursuit with Mercedes.

“Without an preparation we can’t make it far, so this right here is a ideal opportunity,” Brooks said.

Alabama Power supposing financial support to a UWA automotive program. Mercedes-Benz donated vehicles and apparatus for students to sight on.

This semester, 11 students will spend 3 days a week training during Vance’s Mercedes plant.

On other days, they’ll investigate how Mercedes engines and cars work in this new garage on a UWA campus.

“By it being in West Alabama, it gives us a resplendent light where people can come in and be lerned here and be hired during a plant like Mercedes,” instructor Curtis Jones said.

Mercedes guarantees many graduates here with jobs during a plant in Vance. Those not hired could get jobs during a Mercedes supplier.

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