The skills passport guarantees that holders have been trained in the skills for any 21st century production environment. It was developed by the Automotive Academy in response to the end of MG Rover production last year.
It takes 15 week's training, including a package of engineering skills, incorporating the Academy's business improvement techniques course at NVQ Level 2. It also features live assembly simulations as well as visits to best practice companies.
Nanjing will be recruiting their initial employees for the start of production in early 2007.