Implementing Greening TVET in the Industry, the Case of Toyota Motors Philippines Corporation, Toyota Motor Philippines School of Technology and Toyota Santa Rosa Dealership

Background

Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation (TMP) is the country’s sole distributor of Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), Japan. The TMP Manufacturing Plant is located at the 82-hectare Toyota Special Economic Zone (TSEZ) at Santa Rosa-Tagaytay Highway, Santa Rosa City, Laguna. The plant currently assembles the Vios and Innova models, while other TSEZ affiliates produce car components for local and export market.

The TMP Customer Service Operations, Marketing Division supervises the 70 Toyota Dealer Network on 3S (Vehicle Sales, Services and Spare Parts). It ensures and follows all applicable Philippine Laws and TMC/TMP Guidelines on Health, Safety and Environment.

TMP School of Technology (TMP Tech) is a non-stock, non-profit Technical Vocational Institution under the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) of the Philippine Government. It focuses on training Technicians for the Automotive Industry on General Job, Auto Body Repair and Auto Body Painting skills. It also offers short courses for special skills training.

Toyota Santa Rosa (TSR) is a TMP-owned dealership, together with Toyota Makati (TMI) and Toyota Bicutan Paranaque (TBP). It is located about one kilometer from TMP and TMP Tech, serving the Santa Rosa City, Laguna area.

The visit has the following objectives:

  1. Identify the industry’s awareness and practice in implementing green TVET for sustainable development.
  2. Identify work processes that the industries’ follow in adherence to the requirements of greening TVET.
  3. Highlight and feature new technologies that the industries’ adopt in the implementation of green practices.
  4. Identify the competent worker in practicing green skills on the basis of the performance criteria laid out by Toyota.
  5. Evaluate the impact of green jobs with regards to the preservation of the environment and the promotion of green TVET for sustainable development.