​Tesla START

Evergreen Valley College (EVC) is pleased to announce a partnership with Tesla to support their mission to accelerate the world's transition to sustainable energy. On October 9th, 2018, the San Jose-Evergreen Board of Trustee approved an agreement between Evergreen Valley College and Tesla to operate a program to provide classroom and hands-on instruction leading to the potential placement of successful graduates as Tesla automotive service technicians with Tesla service centers throughout the United States.

Tesla START - Student Automotive Technician Program

Tesla START is an intensive training program designed to provide students across North America with the skills necessary for a successful career with Tesla—at the forefront of the electric vehicle revolution. During the program, students will develop technical expertise and earn potential certifications through a blended approach of in-class theory, hands-on labs and self-paced learning.

Tesla START's 12-week capstone is integrated into current automotive curriculum—providing students with a smooth transition from college to full-time employment within the automotive transportation industry.

Learn more about the Tesla START program at EVC, requirements and application process, or apply to Tesla START at Evergreen with the job ID# 38036.

Contact Info:

Dr. Maniphone Dickerson
Dean, Business and Workforce Dev​elopment​

(408) 270-6434


For additional information, contact our counselors:

Chris Jones

Diane Soriano



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