|Jan 10, 2013|
Toyota Donates Cars to MFT
Toyota Motors Sales, USA has donated nine new vehicles to Mid Florida Tech’s T-TEN program. The vehicles represent an ongoing commitment to Mid Florida Tech (MFT), and the quality of graduates that are produced by the Advanced Automotive Technology program. Toyota Technician’s Education Network (T-TEN) is a national group of schools and colleges that training students as career-ready Toyota technicians. MFT is one of only 44 such programs and represents the pinnacle of automotive technician’s training.
As part of the T-TEN program, students must complete an internship at a Toyota or Lexus dealership, and pass at least two ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) industry certifications. “Toyota automotive technicians must be intelligent and highly trained to keep up with the ever-changing technological advancements. The vehicles that Toyota has donated to MFT will assure that the training our T-TEN students receive will continue to be cutting-edge and relevant.” says Adelina Brann, Senior Director of Mid Florida Tech.
Rick Lester, National Technician Development Manager, and Scott Sanford, T-TEN Area Manager, both with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, were instrumental in obtaining the donations for MFT. The vehicles include; six Lexus IS 350s, a Toyota Landcruiser, a Camry and a Toyota RAV4.