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Automotive Service Technician Toyota (MAP 32)

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Program Details

  • Program Code:8689
  • School:School of Transportation
  • Credential:Ontario College Certificate
  • Program Type:Modified apprenticeship program
  • Program Length:32 week in-class

Program Availability

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Program Overview

Program Overview

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The Automotive Service Technician Toyota (MAP 32) program has been designed for existing or new Toyota/Lexus dealer apprentices.

During your time in the program, you'll alternate between in-school lessons and apprenticeship work terms at your Toyota/Lexus dealer every four weeks — for a total of 32 weeks of schooling and 32 weeks of work placement.

At the School of Transportation's state-of-the-art Ashtonbee Campus facilities, you'll:

  • Learn from the traditional apprenticeship curriculum and receive additional training on Toyota/Lexus products description, operation, diagnostics and repair;
  • Explore electronics and gain further knowledge in diagnosing computerized control systems;
  • Gain hands-on practice on Toyota vehicles and components in fully-equipped automotive labs, which will give you an edge when you enter the market;
  • Gain the technical skills to embark on a career as an automotive service technician.

Please note: Enrolment for this Automotive Service Technician Toyota program occurs every other year. The next intake will be in 2021.

Program Highlights

  • In-school training for the Automotive Service Technician Toyota program will be delivered in facilities outfitted with tools and cars on which you'll practice.
  • This School of Transportation offering will cover an additional eight weeks of material in greater depth than the traditional apprenticeship curriculum.
  • You'll be eligible for up to $4,000 in various grants and tax incentives.

To learn more about the industry and apprenticeships, please visit:

Start Dates

  • November 23, 2020
  • April 26, 2021
  • August 29, 2022

Program Outline

Program Outline

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Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

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Companies Offering Jobs

  • Toyota Canada

Career Outlook

  • Automotive service technician
  • Advisor
  • Service writer
  • Service and parts manager
  • Trainer
  • Professor
  • Automotive manufacturer specialist

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

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Academic Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or General Educational Development (GED), or equivalent

Additional Requirements

  • Applicants must be employed by either a Toyota, Lexus or Scion Dealership. Applicants must secure employment with a Toyota Canada dealership and then register as an MAP apprentice with the Apprenticeship Branch of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.


  • Space in the program is limited.
  • Enrolment for this program occurs every other year.

How to Apply

How to Apply

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You should apply to this program in one of the following ways:


If you are currently employed at a Toyota dealership, please contact admission representative Ingrid Joaquin (ijoaquin@centennialcollege.ca, 416-289-5000, Ext. 7242) for start dates and admission requirements.

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