7th National Toyota-Technical Education Program (T-TEP) Seminar
7th National Toyota-Technical Education Program (T-TEP) Seminar was held at National Manpower Excellence Centre, TKM, Bidadi. The annual event provides a forum for stakeholders to share success stories, take T-TEP to a new height and strengthen its operations.
The two day 7th National Toyota-Technical Education Program (T-TEP) Seminar conducted a skills contest, group discussion , and awarded the best institutes and instructors contributing towards T-TEP goal. Guests visited Toyota Manufacturing Plant and Gurukul (in-house TKML training centre).
T-TEP Instructors Skill Contest provides instructors an opportunity to showcase skill levels and compete amongst one another. The platform enables to understand instructors’ skill sets and enhance training programs. TTEP program strives to provide and set high standards for manpower quality and global service experience to customers.
T-TEP CSR training module is based on Toyota tying up with Industrial Training Institutes / Polytechnics to help students looking at a career in the automotive sector. The platform helps make students more competent to meet competitive industry expectations through skilled manpower development crucial to economic growth in India. In 8 years since being initiated in 2006, TTEP is now associated with 39 institutes. General T-TEP has expanded over the years. Body and Paint TTEP was introduced in 2009. SA-TTEP was started in 2013. T-TEP has till date trained over 4000 students. Around 2700 students have been offered jobs at Toyota Dealer partners.
Mahesh N Salkar, Senior Vice President, Customer Service Group was present at the 7th National Toyota-Technical Education Program (T-TEP) Seminar. He says, TTEP is an effort by Toyota for development by training skilled technicians and offering learning and employment opportunities in the auto sector. Success relies on the foundation of dedicated efforts of principals and instructors. Faculty is trained by Toyota so students are exposed to global training standards. Toyota looks to achieve similar success in further T-TEP initiatives.