Karachi: Indus Motors Company (IMC) organized its Career Day recently at all three Toyota Technical Education Program (T-TEP) institutes, functioning in three regions of Pakistan, in order to familiarize young generation with the latest automobile technology as well as to create employment opportunities to serve the society.
The T-TEP program is to support Dealer’s recruitment activities and reinforce the capabilities of Toyota After-sales service network. Toyota started its global T-TEP (Toyota Technical Education Program) in 1970’s which is now widely recognized across the globe for its effectiveness.
Expressing his views, Ali Asghar Jamali, CEO IMC, said, “Our automobile industry is evolving with time and there’s a dire need to enhance the quality and build relevance into the current skill development programs. Through our T-TEP program, we aim to scale up the students’ skill level and provide them with better employment opportunities.”
Indus Motor Company is involved in providing direct training to instructors and students of the T-TEP institutes to ensure technical knowledge is adequately transferred. Since the inception of all three T-TEP institutes in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad, a total financial assistance of Rs.74.36 Million has been provided so far to all institutes in shape of training hardware (local & Imported) ,SSTs, Technical Literature, and training operating expenses.
This year, 115 candidates appeared for the test in Government College of Technology (GCT), Lahore which was established in September 2000 and is also IMC’s first T-TEP institute. A total of 23 candidates from the St. Patrick’s Institute of Science & Technology, Karachi which is the second T-TEP institute and was established in December 2004, while 113 candidates appeared from the Construction Technology Training Institute (CTTI), Islamabad which is IMC’s third T-TEP institute and was established in February 2009. 27% of students were hired this year at Toyota Network from all three institutes. –End.