Toyota T-TEN

Intern with Toyota while you earn your degree

Begin working with the largest car manufacturer in the world while you complete your degree with this unique program—the only one offered in the region. As one of the first programs to be hosted at the brand-new Career and Advanced Technology Center, this opportunity is part of the College’s goal to set a new precedent for innovation in automotive education in Philadelphia.  

Students will work through a specialized course sequence created in partnership with Toyota T-TEN (Technician Training and Education Network) which focuses on skills necessary for repairing Toyota and Lexus vehicles. With 640 hours of internship work included in the program’s graduation requirements, students will reach a skill level that would typically take five years to reach.  

This selective program is only available to full-time students, and requires that students apply for admission to both the program and an internship with local a Toyota dealer. Students must be accepted to the internship with the local dealer to gain acceptance into the program. Applicants must currently hold a valid driver's license and pass a drug test.  

Attention, women interested in auto tech, you're not alone! Did you know the College has specialized services to help women break into this high-paying field? Our faculty can help you access scholarships and community-based support.

Ready to take the first step? Visit our Women in Automotive Technology page today to see women like you, and get started in this rewarding career!

Career Options


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Automotive Body and Related Repairers – est. salary $74,738
Automotive Engineering Technicians
– est. salary $54,503

**EMSI Data, 2022; The greater Philadelphia region; a percentage of people in these jobs may have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Courses and Completion Sequence

The following courses and sequence of courses is designed for the optimal success and completion of the Toyota T-TEN degree/certificate. Any alterations should be discussed with your academic advisor.

Semester 1

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
ATEN 101 - Introduction to Toyota Automotive Service 3   Major Course
ENGL 101 - English Composition I or
ENGL 101H - English Composition I (Honors)
3   Writing, Research, Info  Lit I
ATEN 294 - Toyota Internship I 1 Prerequisite: ATEN 101 Major Course
ATEN 121 - Toyota Electrical System I 4 Prerequisite: ATEN 101 Major Course
FNMT 118 - Intermediate Algebra 3   Quantitative Reasoning

Summer 1

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
ATEN 150 - Toyota Automotive Brake Systems 4 credits   Major Course
ATEN 296 - Toyota Internship III 1 credit   Major Course
ATEN 271 - Toyota Heating and Air Conditioning 3 credits   Major Course

Semester 3

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
ATEN 131 - Toyota Manual Transmission and Drivetrains 3 credits   Major Course
CIS 103 - Introduction to Information Technology 3 credits   Technological Competency
ATEN 297 - Toyota Internship IV 1 credit   Major Course
ATEN 181 - Toyota Engine Repair 4 credits   Major Course
ART 105 - Drawing I or 
ENGL 115 - Public Speaking or
ENGL 116 - Interpersonal Communication or
ENGL 117 - Group and Team Communication or
ENGL 118 - Intercultural Communication or 
PJMT 130 - Project Management Communications
3 or 4 credits   Oral Communication/ Creative Expression

Summer 1

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
ATEN 241 - Toyota Automatic Transmission and Transaxle Repair 3 credits   Major Course
ATEN 299 - Toyota Internship VI 1 credit   Major Course
ATEN 282 - Toyota Hybrid Technology 3 credits   Major Course

General Education Requirements:

General Education Requirements: All general education requirements necessary for graduation are met through the courses in the program as indicated above. Students who wish to take courses that differ from the general education courses indicated above must complete a course substitution request form. To access the form, login to the MyCCP portal, and in the Student tab, under Electronic Forms, click on the Records and Registration Forms link, then choose Request for Course Substitution of Graduation Requirement link. A more detailed explanation of the College's general education requirements is also available.

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