TMP Tech as a host institution to provide Automotive Training for 25 participants from ASEAN Member StatesRead Now
Toyota Motor Philippines School of Technology (TMP Tech), a technical-vocational (tech-voc) school that offers excellent automotive training, is the chosen Host Institution to implement the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the Republic of Korea (ASEAN-ROK) Technical & Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Mobility Programme to train selected participants from the ASEAN Member States.
TMP Tech, a Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Two STARS Awardee for Automotive Servicing NC IV, will provide training on Automotive Servicing for the pilot batch of 25 participants from ASEAN member states. The ASEAN-ROK TVET Mobility Programme’s primary objective is to bridge the gap between demand and supply of priority vocational skills within the ASEAN region, with Automotive being among the five (5) priority vocational skills, which also include Electrical & Electronics, Building Construction, Hospitality & Tourism, and Computer & Information Services. The program spans three months, with a two-month in-school training period and followed by a one-month internship at Toyota dealership partners.
The pilot batch was warmly welcomed on June 26, 2023, through a special ceremony attended by TESDA representatives, Mr. Vidal D. Villanueva III, Deputy Director General for Special Concerns, and Mr. Baron Jose Lagran, Region IV-A Director.
The 25 participants consist of 20 students and 5 faculties from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. They are currently being trained in a Specialized Automotive Servicing course that covers the fundamentals of engine, overhauling of gasoline and diesel engine, repairing of manual and automatic transmission/transaxle, chassis, and the introduction of the hybrid system. This pilot batch training will run until September 16, 2023.
The Programme is a collaboration between the Philippine Department of Education, TESDA, TMP Tech, and the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KCCI), which represents a significant milestone in advancing automotive education and skills building. Through this partnership, TMP Tech aims to empower participants with the knowledge and skills required to excel in the automotive industry.
Training Participants during workshop activity.
TMP Tech conducted a customized short course for the mechanics of the Automobile Association Philippines (AAP), focusing on hybrid and electric vehiclesRead Now
Training Participants during classroom lectures.
Toyota Motor Philippines School of Technology (TMP Tech), a technical-vocational (tech-voc) institution that offers excellent automotive training, conducted a 2-day customized short course focusing on hybrid and electric vehicles for ten (10) AAP mechanics on May 20 and 27, 2023. As AAP is the largest and oldest auto club in the Philippines, this training demonstrates their commitment to staying up to date with industry advancements, ensuring their members receive optimal service that offers exclusive motoring privileges and lifestyle benefits.
The 2-day customized short course covered competencies focusing on Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Power Steering (EPS), Electronically Controlled Automatic Transmission (ECT) and/or Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT), and Hybrid systems. The course also covered the Identification and Rectification of Warning Lights, and Basic Servicing of Common Problems (Service Points). This diverse and specialized training equips the mechanics with the necessary skills to handle modern vehicles and their advanced systems.
TMP Tech provides a range of short courses under the enhanced Capsulized Auto Repair Series (CARS). These courses cater to car enthusiasts and individuals interested in acquiring foundational knowledge in vehicle maintenance and troubleshooting. The classes take place on Saturdays and cover topics such as Vehicle Periodic Maintenance, Gasoline Engine Servicing, Diesel Engine Servicing, Electrical Servicing, Chassis Servicing, Drivetrain Servicing, Automatic Transmission / Transaxle Servicing, and Aircondition Servicing. Furthermore, TMP Tech offers tailored automotive training programs based on the specific needs of its clients.
Toyota Motor Philippines School of Technology (TMP Tech), an automotive technical-vocational institution located in Sta. Rosa, Laguna, won two (2) gold medals at the 2022 TESDA-CALABARZON Regional Skills Competition. The awarding ceremony took place on October 7, 2022, at the Antipolo Sports Hub, Rizal. TMP Tech representatives Raul Cervo II and Resty Gamoza Jr. took the lead in the categories of "Automobile Technology" and "Autobody Repair," respectively, and will continue to the national level. TMP Tech also served as the venue host for both categories of the competition on October 3–7, 2022. Truly, TMP Tech students exemplified the school’s pursuit of technical excellence.
TMP Tech in Partnership With CPSC Conducts Training of Trainers on Automotive Technical Professionals for 20 Representatives of 13 CPSC Member CountriesRead Now
Toyota Motor Philippines School of Technology (TMP Tech), a premiere automotive technical-vocational (tech-voc) institution, together with Toyota Motor Philippines Foundation (TMPF), recently partnered with Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC), for a 2-phase training program for CPSC member countries.
TMP Tech with the support of TMPF, partnered with CPSC for the “Training of Trainers on Automotive Technical Professionals” intended for further advancement of TVET Automotive Trainers' competency in teaching advanced automotive maintenance and management at their institutions. CPSC is a unique Inter-Governmental Organization (IGO), which consistently addresses issues in Technical and Vocational Education & Training in the Asia Pacific region. The training program consists of 2 phases: the first phase of the training was held via online on August 23-27, 2022 and the second phase which lasted for 5 days was held last August 8-12, 2022 at TMP Tech’s training facility in Santa Rosa City, Laguna. The training consisted of interactive theoretical and practical workshop activities for 20 participants from 13-member countries of CPSC. Participants were also able to visit Toyota Santa Rosa Dealership for an Observational Study Tour on August 11, 2022.
The representatives from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Fiji, India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Thailand were trained on Diesel and Gasoline Engine Management, Diagnose and Repair of Electronically Controlled Transmission (ECT), Diagnose and Repair of Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) and Toyota Hybrid System.
Through this partnership, the School supports the further development of Technical Vocational Education Training (TVET) systems in the Philippines and the Asia Pacific region.
Toyota Motor Philippines School of Technology (TMP Tech), a premiere automotive technical-vocational (tech-voc) institution, recently held commencement exercises for Batch 12 and 13 - Class of 2021 and 2022 with 176 graduates of the 2-year Toyota General Job (GJ) Automotive Servicing Course. Following strict health and safety protocols, the School held the graduation rites at Toyota Motor Philippines’ industrial complex in Santa Rosa City, Laguna.
TMP Tech’s GJ Course follows the prescribed curriculum of Technical Education and Skills Development Authority or TESDA. Under this course, students undertake TESDA National Certification levels 1 to 4, equivalent to Pro-Technician level of the globally known Toyota Education Automotive Mastery for the 21st century (TEAM21) training program. Students further their competencies through an immersive on-the-job training at local Toyota dealerships. TMP Tech has also successfully adapted with the ‘new normal’ of tech-voc training by applying blended learning modality for language courses and theoretical courses such as Toyota-specific principles and global standards.
During the graduation ceremony, the event’s Guest of Honor, TESDA (Region IV-A) regional director Toni June Tamayo, cited TMP Tech’s resilience during the pandemic and its efforts to continue the mission to provide Filipino youth with quality automotive education. “Last year, TESDA recognized TMP Tech for being a ‘Center for Technical Proficiency’ and the sole recipient of TESDA’s ‘Two Stars Award’ among tech-voc institutions nationwide,” Dir. Tamayo said in his keynote speech.
TMP Tech’s strong industry linkages support the institution to adopt new methodologies and upgrade its level of training. Recently, the School collaborated with TMP Foundation and Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC) for the future conduct and hosting of technical professional training for the representatives of over 20 CPSC-member countries including TMP Tech trainers. Through this partnership, the School also supports the further development of Technical Vocational Education Training (TVET) systems in the Philippines and the Asia Pacific region.
TMP Tech was jointly founded by Toyota Motor Corporation honorary chairman Dr. Shoichiro Toyota and TMP founding chairman Dr. George S.K. Ty to become a world-class training hub that develops Filipino youth to become highly competent automotive professionals for the Toyota Network. Since it started operations in 2013, the School has produced over 1,500 graduates from various automotive courses.
Toyota Motor Philippines School of Technology (TMP Tech), a premiere automotive technical-vocational institution, wins two (2) gold medals in the 2022 TESDA-Laguna Provincial Skills Competition. TMP Tech student, Raul Cervo, and alumnus, Resty Gamoza, topped the ‘Automobile Technology’ and ‘Automotive Body Repair’ categories, respectively, earning their spot to compete on the regional level. The competition is an annual event that promotes skills excellence among the youth, showcasing task-based and industry-based skills and competencies in various categories including the automotive. This year’s wins earned TMP Tech its fourth and fifth gold medals in the same competition since it first joined in 2015.
The premiere automotive technical institution in Santa Rosa City, Laguna, Toyota Motor Philippines School of Technology (TMP Tech), completed its pilot dispatch of automotive technicians for Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and Hino Motors, Ltd. (Hino) dealerships across Japan. Twenty-six TMP Tech graduates were deployed from March to May 2022, with 42 more set to join within the year as Japan further eases its borders.
Under strategic partnerships with TMC and Hino, TMP Tech now serves Japan’s automotive after-sales service workforce, making it the newest training-to-employment program that provides opportunities in the global Toyota Network. This program will continue to provide the two Japanese partners with a stable pipeline of highly skilled technicians trained under Toyota standards. With the first batches of dispatched graduates, TMP Tech has filled in technical intern requirements in 16 prefectures of Japan.
TMP Tech’s advanced and fast-track curriculum equipped its graduates through Toyota-specific courses and training at an actual Toyota dealer locally. As part of the program requirements, students of TMP Tech’s 2-year General Job Automotive Servicing Course also underwent additional courses such as Japanese language and culture trainings, which will enable them to better adapt to Japanese work environments and in serving the market needs. Graduates dispatched also have the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) national certifications, which make their skills equivalent to Pro-Technician level of the globally known Toyota Education Automotive Mastery for the 21st century (TEAM21) training program.
TMP Tech sees the potential for Filipino talents in the international arena as demand for highly skilled automotive technicians remain high globally. To date, more than 200 TMP Tech graduates have been employed overseas, including those who completed the training programs for global Toyota partners in Japan, the State of Qatar, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Established in 2013, TMP Tech was jointly founded by TMC honorary chairman Dr. Shoichiro Toyota and Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation founding chairman Dr. George S.K. Ty to become a world-class automotive technical education institution for the Filipino youth. These founders’ vision is realized through the development of highly competent automotive professionals and creation of employment opportunities in both local and global Toyota Network.
The Toyota Motor Philippines School of Technology or TMP Tech, a premiere automotive technical school, has received the “Two Stars Award” from the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) for quality standards and course implementation of Automotive Servicing National Certification (NC) Level IV. The conferment was held during the 4th National Quality TVET Forum wherein TMP Tech stood out as the sole recipient of the award among 338 TESDA-accredited automotive Technical-Vocational Institutions (TVIs) nationwide.
The Two Stars Award is the second highest distinction under the TESDA’s System for TVET Accreditation and Recognition or STAR Program, which aims to promote and uphold excellence among TVIs. This year, while no TVI received the Three Star Awards, only five TVIs in the Philippines was conferred with the Two Stars Award. TMP Tech being the only awardee among TVIs with automotive course affirms its standing as a “Center of Technical Proficiency” on the national level, made evident by its development and implementation of sound processes and procedures to establish a Quality Assurance System in NC training and assessment.
Despite the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, TMP Tech finds ways to continuously enhance its curriculum through collaboration with partners and adaptation of blended learning modality. With its recent partnership with Colombo Plan Staff College, an international governmental organization, TMP Tech instructors have been engaging in online training on global TVET standards with professionals from various Asian countries. Moreover, through various scholarship partners such as the Toyota Dealer Association and GT Foundation, Inc., the school has boosted its scholarship programs on top of its flexible tuition payment schemes for students facing economic difficulties.
Founded in 2013 by Toyota Motor Corporation Honorary Chairman Dr. Shoichiro Toyota and TMP Founding Chairman Dr. George S.K. Ty, TMP Tech has been geared towards developing highly skilled Filipino youth through world-class education. It has established its presence as a major source of highly competent automotive professionals for the local and global Toyota Network.
TMP Tech currently conducts online classes as well as workshop sessions under strict health and safety protocols in its campus in Santa Rosa City, Laguna. Enrollment for the incoming batch opens with an announcement of online admissions for student applicants.