Toyota Technical Training Institute (TTTI) celebrated its seventh convocation and conferred degrees to 64 students from the outgoing batch of 2013-2016.
TTTI trains intelligent students from economically weaker sections of the society to become skilled technicians in automotive manufacturing and administration at plant level.
Toyota India’s institute has so far trained 448 students and they are inducted at Toyota Kirloskar Motor and other Toyota Group companies.
Vikram Kirloskar, Vice Chairman – Toyota Kirloskar Motor, said, “There has been an apparent disparity in the learning curve between the education imparted and on-ground skills among the youth today. Toyota Kirloskar Motor has been working towards addressing this issue through institute like TTTI.”
Endorsing this, Akito Tachibana, Managing Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said,“Through Toyota Technical Training Institute (TTTI) our focus has been to train and develop highly skilled manpower for greater career prospects in the automobile industry.”
Tachibana said the candidates from TTTI are flexible, focused, and well-equipped with the best-in-class skill level-up, thus contributing towards building a strong work force for the industry.
The three year TTTI academic course consists of a full time training in the following trades – Automobile Assembly, Automobile Paint, Automobile Weld and Mechatronics.
The courses also includes training at Toyota Kirloskar Motor plant, where students are given practical training of applying the world renowned ‘Toyota Production Systems’ to the various manufacturing processes.
At international level, TTTI students represented showcasing 26 skill sets during 2015 World Skill Competition held at Brazil, securing fourth position by winning a Medallion of Excellence Award.