PNTZ to cover young employees‘ tuition fees

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, September 8, 2015. 34 young employees of Pervouralsk New Pipe Plant/PNTZ (a member enterprise of ChTPZ Group) are going to get their college tuition fees covered by the company. This is part of the Group‘s cooperation program with B.N. Yeltsin Ural Federal University. Students will get their degrees in Pipe Production Technologies and Equipment at UFU‘s off-site department that is located right on the plant‘s premises, ChTPZ Group‘s press service reports.

Students will specialize in either metal treatment under pressure or industrial units automation. They will be enrolled in early October to spend the next three years and two months studying.

‘Bespoke courses tailored to the plant‘s specific needs were designed for PNTZ workers. The students will have to master all the courses over a shortened time period, which should be possible thanks to their previous learning and work experience. People who are already employed in the field are the best students one could wish for, students with strong motivation to keep on growing as professionals and climb up the career ladder,‘says head of UFU Higher School of Engineering Galina Tkachuk.

There were 3.7 applicants per position in the enrollment process. 126 PNTZ employees, including 42 people with the Future of White Metallurgy Corporate Training Program certificates, submitted their applications for scholarship-funded college tuition altogether. All of the candidates went through a multifaceted assessment and engineering and logical thinking tests and had to sit their Russian Language, Maths, and Physics examinations.


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