Get ready to rev up your career engine, because the electric vehicle industry is electrifying the job market! With the global EV market set to reach a staggering USD 1103.17 billion by 2030, the demand for skilled workers is soaring.
In fact, it’s estimated that by 2030, the EV industry will create a massive 10 million direct jobs and an even more impressive 50 million indirect jobs. So, whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting out, now is the time to invest in your future and join the movement towards a more sustainable and electrifying future!
And to provide you with insight into the EV industry, we have created research-based articles and connected with the industry leaders to discuss the scope of employment and the need for skill development in the industry.
Electric Vehicle industry in India: Skill training and career opportunities
We spoke with Mr. Arindam Lahiri, CEO of, Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC), to find out more about the skill training for the EV industry, job opportunities, upskilling and reskilling the existing workforce, and apprenticeship programs for the emerging sector.
“The electric vehicle industry is predicted to employ a significant number of people over the next 7 to 8 years. One milestone we are looking forward to is 2030 when we are likely to have a huge number of trained people for electric automobiles… If we are able to develop a robust talent supply chain for the EV industry, we will be able to become the largest supplier of skilled workforce for this industry in the world,” said Mr. Arindam Lahiri, CEO, of Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC).
To know more about what Mr. Arindam Lahiri, CEO, ASDC has to say, read the full interview here – https://www.nationalskillsnetwork.in/electric-vehicle-industry-in-india-skill-training-and-career-opportunities/
Need for workforce development in the industry
India has the fifth-largest automotive industry in the world and has the potential to overtake the top three nations by 2030, when there will be about 40 crore people who need mobility solutions. Even the industry is pushing for the introduction of heavy electric vehicles soon. We will require workers to maintain and service electric vehicles, such as electric automobiles and electric bikes, in this emerging business.
As the industry is expected to create an ample number of jobs soon, the lack of a skilled workforce can become a problem. So, there is an urgent need for the existing workforce to upskill and reskill themselves. And those who wish to launch a career in the domain should have the proper training to join the EV industry.
If you wish to know how the electric vehicle (EV) industry is growing, then read our article titled Emerging Electric Vehicle industry in India: Need for workforce development
In-demand skills and job roles
With the majority of people choosing electric vehicles, the future of electric vehicles is bright. It’s an exciting moment to pursue a career in this field, so you should upskill yourself by selecting the best training course for you. As the industry is expected to create over 10 million jobs, the need for a skilled workforce is also skyrocketing.
Here are the top 5 job roles in the industry,
- Electricians for charging stations
- Testing and EV manufacturing
- Sales and service executives
- Infrastructure development
- Mechanics and Technicians
To explore these exciting work prospects, you must invest your time in upskilling and reskilling by enrolling in a skilling or educational programme. To know more about the in-demand skills in the EV industry, please read our article on the top 10 in-demand skills and job roles in the Electric Vehicle (EV) industry