Auto Tech, Toyota Technician Training & Education Network (T-TEN) Program, Associate of Applied Science
Are you looking to shift your career into high gear? Look no further than the Toyota Technician Training & Education Network (T-TEN) at San Jacinto College. Cars and trucks are much more complex than they used to be, increasingly relying on complicated computer systems and electronics for operation. At San Jacinto College, you can get the right training you need to excel in the ever-changing and always exciting field of automotive technology. Our T-Ten program strives to ensure student success, create seamless transition opportunities, and enrich the quality of life in the community we serve.
The T-TEN program at San Jacinto College:
- Is a partnership between Toyota, San Jacinto College, and the local Toyota and Lexus dealerships. It is recognized as a premier program in the global automotive industry for training and placement of factory trained technicians for the Toyota and Lexus dealerships;
- Is focused on training and developing quality technicians who are in demand by combining classroom study and hands-on dealership experience. Upon graduation from the T-TEN program, the student will receive an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree or Level 2 Certificate, ASE Certifications, and Toyota Factory Training certifications;
- Offers students hands-on high-tech training on late model Toyota and Lexus vehicles in a state-of-the-art facility. Students will also get discounts on professional tools, obtain air conditioning licenses and be well prepared for ASE certifications; and
- Helps aspiring technicians get the training they need to begin an interesting and rewarding career quickly.
Program Acceptance Requirements
Admission to the T-TEN program requires:
- Valid Texas driver’s license;
- Valid Social Security number or work permit;
- Clean driving record;
- Clean criminal background record;
- Clean drug test;
- Entrance interview with the program coordinator.
The T-TEN program prepares students for an exciting career in Toyota or Lexus dealerships as Factory Certified Toyota/Lexus Technicians. Students will begin working as entry-level service technicians while on internships with the opportunity to work full time after graduation. T-TEN graduates thrive in a high-paying career working on some of the leading vehicles in the country.
Salary varies based on certifications and experience.
For more information, contact 281-998-6150, x1137
Toyota Technician & Education Network Program (T-TEN)
Toyota Technician Training and Education Network (T-TEN) streamlines the path to becoming a highly trained automotive technician to less than two years. In Toyota T-TEN you will alternate between San Jacinto College, a Toyota T-TEN College and hands-on work experience at your sponsoring dealership. Toyota T-TEN instructors are Toyota trained and in touch with the latest automotive trends. You will be learning from the best. Learn how to identify, analyze and solve complex automotive problems. Theory and practical application will come together as you spend time working on actual customer vehicles. Toyota Motor North America, Inc., requires Toyota T-TEN instructors to have the latest high-tech training available. Toyota T-TEN colleges are ready to provide the most current training available in the industry. The more you train, the more valuable you become as an employee. Toyota Motor North America, Inc., donates new vehicles to its Toyota T-TEN colleges. This ensures that you are training on the latest vehicle technology. If you are training on 10-year-old vehicles your training is already 10 years out of date. All Toyota T-TEN programs including San Jacinto College are accredited by the Automotive Service Excellence Education Foundation (ASEEF). This accreditation ensures that your training will meet or exceed industry standards. All Toyota T-TEN instructors must be certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) before they are allowed to teach in any Toyota T-TEN classroom. You deserve to be trained by the best. Students interested in the Toyota TTEN program are required to meet with the T-TEN coordinator or department chair before registering for automotive classes.
Plan of Study
|AUMT 1201||Introduction and Theory of Automotive Technology||2|
|AUMT 1407||Automotive Electrical Systems||4|
|AUMT 2421||Automotive Electrical Diagnosis and Repair||4|
|AUMT 1410||Automotive Brake Systems||4|
|AUMT 1416||Automotive Suspension and Steering||4|
|AUMT 2188||Internship - Automotive Technology||1|
|Social and Behavioral Sciences or Government/Political Science or American History||3|
|Language, Philosophy, and Culture (Humanities) or Creative Arts (Fine Arts)||3|
|Summer Year One Term|
|AUMT 1345||Automotive Climate Control Systems||3|
|AUMT 1319||Automotive Engine Repair||3|
|AUMT 2288||Internship - Automotive Technology||2|
|AUMT 2417||Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I||4|
|AUMT 2434||Automotive Engine Performance Analysis II||4|
|ENGL 1301||Composition I||3|
|AUMT 2288||Internship - Automotive Technology||2|
|AUMT 2413||Manual Drivetrain and Axles||4|
|AUMT 2425||Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxles||4|
or MATH 1314
|Contemporary Mathematics (Quantitative Reasoning) (or higher)
or College Algebra
Capstone Experience: AUMT 2288 Internship - Automotive Technology; Eligible for credentialing exam
Note: Applicants must meet the admission requirements for San Jacinto College.
Department-specific courses must be taken in sequence and may have a prerequisite course.
Exceptions must be approved by the Department Chair.