Irwin pays tuition for Toyota technician Local – The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — This year, Irwin Automotive Group will be supporting one of its Toyota technicians by providing full tuition for coursework at Lakes Region Community College. Jeremie LaPlante, Belmont resident and second-year student in the Toyota Technician Education Network program, will have his entire second year of automotive coursework paid.

Irwin will be reimbursed a portion of the expense through a workforce development grant with the New Hampshire Auto Dealers Association. The automotive dealers in New Hampshire came together with support from the NHADA to secure New Hampshire Work Ready grant funding and partnered with local community colleges to provide customized training opportunities for employees. The goal of the program is to help employers meet consumer demand by preparing their employees to handle the rapid technological advancements occurring in the automotive industry, provide employees with opportunities for career and salary advancement, and to build employee and customer loyalty. Many