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dc.contributor.authorSingh, Niranjan
dc.contributor.authorTawaketini, Jone
dc.contributor.authorKudin, Roman
dc.contributor.authorHamilton, Gerry
dc.description.abstractRESEARCH QUESTION: How can we secure the future professional competency of automotive technicians employed in the automotive service industry? ABSTRACT: The inexorable use of electronic technology and rising user expectations of motorised transport are quickly moving the service industry towards a rapidly changing environment. To maintain the ability to deal with new and emerging technologies, industry leaders will need to rethink how they will address their staffing strategies. In this research, we found that the New Zealand automotive service industry is markedly different from what it was twenty years ago as technology in vehicles have been increased due to environmental legislation and customer demands. The service industry is going through a technological revolution as new more environmentally friendly vehicles are introduced into the fleet. Further technological complications are added as vehicle safety is improved through automation of vehicles and soon to become common, fully autonomous vehicles. Service technician training programmes must be modified to ensure that the industry is capable of dealing with high technology vehicles when they come up for service or repair.en_NZ
dc.publisherePress / Unitecen_NZ
dc.rightsAre We Building Agile Graduate Capabilities to Meet Automotive Service Industry Trends? by Niranjan Singh, Jone Tawaketini, Roman Kudin and Gerry Hamilton is licensed under a Creative Commons AttributionNonCommercial 4.0 International License.en_NZ
dc.subjectNew Zealanden_NZ
dc.subjectautomotive education and trainingen_NZ
dc.subjectautomotive studentsen_NZ
dc.subjectgraduate employabilityen_NZ
dc.titleAre we building agile graduate capabilities to meet automotive service industry trends?en_NZ
dc.typeJournal Articleen_NZ
dc.subject.marsden130213 Vocational Education and Training Curriculum and Pedagogyen_NZ
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationSingh, N., Tawaketini, J., Kudin, R., & Hamilton, G. (2020). Are We Building Agile Graduate Capabilities to Meet Automotive Service Industry Trends? (Unitec ePress Occasional and Discussion Paper Series 2020/01). Unitec ePress. ISSN 2324-3635 Retrieved from
dc.contributor.affiliationUnitec Institute of Technologyen_NZ
unitec.publication.placeAuckland, New Zealanden_NZ

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