Tuesday, September 4, 2012


Amar G Prabhu
MUMBAI, AUGUST 31, 2012 :  The Eleventh National Customer Championship held by Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd.  At Bengalur was a competition that tested skills of the participants in three different categories, General Technician, Service Advisor and Service Parts.

Among the fourteen contestants drawn from the Toyota dealerships all over India, Mr. Kurt Lopez was judged the winner in the ‘General Technician’ category and Mr.  Siddesh Salvi was declared in the second position in the ’Service Advisor’ category.

The Management and staff of the Motor Vehicle Mechanic trade of St Joseph’s ITI are proud of the achievement of our students.There are sixty three students presently studying the Motor Vehicle Mechanic Trade in the  ITI and seventy three students doing the Don Bosco Certification Programme in Motor Mechanics at St. Joseph’s  ITI.

Since 2006 Toyota has collaborated as a knowledge partner with St Joseph’s  ITI, Kurla.  Our trainees are exposed to the Toyota-Technical Education Programme (T-TEP) with on the job training at their authorized dealers .

On completion of the ITI course and T-TEP, the students are offered employment in Toyota dealerships. Candidates who take employment are reimbursed a year’s fees. This collaboration is a win-win situation for Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd and St Joseph’s ITI.

As Mr. Kurt Lopez prepares himself to compete with the champions of one hundred countries from around the world at the ‘International Skills Championship’ in Nagoya, Japan.  We Congratulate him and wish him the very best as he gets ready to take off with his parents to the Land of the Rising Sun.

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