Tesla START Prepare for a Career at Tesla Prepare for a Career at Tesla

15:1

Small class sizes allow for personalized attention

Small Classes

8 hrs

Classes available full-time on weekdays

Daily Schedules

14-16 wks

Learn advanced skills and earn certifications

Intensive Curriculums

Accelerate Your Career

Tesla START is an intensive training program that provides individuals across the U.S. with the skills necessary for a successful career at Tesla and beyond. During the program, individuals develop technical expertise and earn certifications through in-class theory, hands-on labs and self-paced learning.

We partner with colleges across the country to integrate Tesla START into automotive and manufacturing curriculums as a multi-week capstone—providing individuals with a smooth transition from college to full-time employment at Tesla or elsewhere.

Join the Program

We are seeking highly motivated candidates with a passion for electric vehicles to join our automotive and manufacturing teams. If you are a member of an underrepresented group or community and looking for an entry point into the automotive industry, join our Pathway to START program

Automotive

Gain the skills required to join Tesla as a Service Technician at one of our Service Center locations.

Find Your School

Rio Hondo Community College
Los Angeles, California

Central Piedmont Community College
Charlotte, North Carolina

Shoreline Community College
Seattle, Washington

Evergreen Valley College
San Jose, California

Manufacturing

Learn about new manufacturing processes and equipment to help improve production.

Find Your School

Austin Community College
Austin, Texas

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