Charleston, South Carolina – Volvo Car U.S. Operations (Volvo) and ECPI University - Charleston have entered an apprenticeship partnership, providing growth opportunities and career development for maintenance technicians at the rapidly expanding local plant.
The agreement represents a natural partnership for the two technology-driven local organizations. Volvo, a global leader in safe, innovative luxury vehicles, opened its first North American car manufacturing facility in 2018. The ground-breaking plant, which sits on 2.3 million sq. ft. in Ridgeville, South Carolina, has the capacity to produce up to 150,000 vehicles each year. ECPI University has over 55 years of career-focused technology programs from computers to Electronic Engineering Technology.