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The Toyota & Lexus T-TEN program provides hands-on automotive diagnosis and repair training to obtain the skills needed to succeed in the automotive industry.
The Automotive Technology Program At Miramar College
Once you graduate from the T-TEN program, you will be eligible to pursue a career in a Toyota, Lexus or Scion dealership. Toyota supports the concept of lifelong learning and encourages career progression through educational opportunities and workplace experience. While you will begin as an entry-level technician, through hard work, experience, continued training and achievement of both ASE and Toyota certification, you can advance to higher-level positions.
Toyota Technician Certification
There are four levels of certified technicians at Toyota. Each successive level requires more education and carries additional responsibilities. Dealerships typically increase pay scales as technicians climb through the levels.
Maintenance: No tenure and complete designated Toyota courses.
Certified: No tenure and complete designated Toyota courses.
Expert: 24 months of Toyota dealer technician experience, complete designated Toyota courses, and complete eight ASE certifications.
Master: 60 months of Toyota dealer technician experience, and two additional Toyota courses.
Master Diagnosis: 60 months of Toyota dealer technician experience, earn L-1 ASE certification, and pass MDT certification test with at least 80%.
Lexus Technician Certification
There are three levels of certified technicians at Lexus. Each level requires more education and carries additional responsibilities. Dealerships typically increase pay scales as technicians climb through the certification levels.
Level 1. Certified: No tenure requirement, technical introduction to Lexus, and foundation tests with a minimum score of 80%.
Level 2. Senior: 18 months of Lexus dealer technician experience, five designated Lexus courses, four ASE certifications, and required e-learning modules.
Level 3. Master: 36 months of Lexus dealer technician experience, three additional prescribed Lexus courses, and complete a total of eight ASE certifications.