Printed on 4/17/2021

GM Express Service Technician

30-602-5 Technical Diploma (TD) 13 Credits Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

Learn the necessary skills for a high-demand, maintenance-centered career in a General Motors (GM) dealership or ACDelco repair center. With this technical diploma, you’ll receive training in braking systems, automotive electrical systems, steering and suspension systems. The coursework will prepare you for the ASE G1 test and earn you GM factory training credit. Your training will include a strong emphasis on being professional in the workplace.

COURSE LIST

Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Occupational Specific (13 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Brake Systems
    10-602-104
    3Credit
    126
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 126
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10602104
    • Credits: 3.00

    Focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair vehicle braking systems with an introduction to ABS. (ABS diagnosis, service and repair will be addressed in the Advanced Chassis course.)

    Prereq: Completion of Bennett Mech Assess 94602100 w score of >=27% or completion of Applied Science for Transp 10806173; Coreq: Automotive Service Fundamentals 10602107
  • Automotive Service Fundamentals
    10-602-107
    2Credit
    90
    18
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 90
    • Outside Effort Hours: 18
    • Course Number: 10602107
    • Credits: 2.00

    Focuses on developing skills in professionalism, safety, and the use of basic and power tools in accordance with industry standards. Students are introduced to the automotive service industry and learn to use both comprehensive and manufacturer's service information to perform basic under-hood and under-car services.

    Prereq: Completion of Bennett Mechanical Assessment 94602100 with a score of 27% or greater OR Applied Science for Transp 10806173; Coreq: Automotive Uniform 94602001
  • Steering & Suspension Systems
    10-602-124
    3Credit
    126
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 126
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10602124
    • Credits: 3.00

    Focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair steering and suspension systems including wheel alignment procedures.

    Prereq: Bennett Mech Assess >=27% OR Applied Sci for Transp 10806173 OR active in Auto Collision; Coreq: Auto Srvc Fund 10602107 OR Auto MLR 1 10602100
  • Electrical & Electronic Systems 1
    10-602-125
    2Credit
    90
    18
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 90
    • Outside Effort Hours: 18
    • Course Number: 10602125
    • Credits: 2.00

    Focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair electrical and electronic systems. Learners apply Ohm's Law to basic electrical circuit diagnosis.

    Prereq: Bennett Mech Assess >=27% OR Applied Sci for Transp 10806173 OR active in Auto Collision; Coreq: Auto Srvc Fund 10602107 OR Auto MLR 1 10602100; Auto Elec Kit 94602002
  • Transportation Welding, Intro to
    10-442-111
    1Credit
    36
    18
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 18
    • Course Number: 10442111
    • Credits: 1.00

    Focuses on welding and cutting safety, and develops skills in welding and cutting of metals used in the transportation trades. Methods of welding include gas metal arc welding (MIG) in the horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions. Methods of cutting include oxy-fuel and plasma arc cutting of metals. Students will learn to set up and maintain welding equipment and weld and cut a variety of types and thicknesses of materials commonly used in the transportation trades.

    Coreq: PPE for Welding 94405002
  • Dealership Co-op 1 - ASEP
    10-602-141
    2Credit
    432
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 432
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 10602141
    • Credits: 2.00

    Provides a period of employment at a General Motors dealership that follows a student learning plan. It is designed to give students occupational experience in the automotive field.

    Prereq: Bennett Assessment 27% or greater OR Applied Sci for Transp 10806173; Read – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 47+, Next Gen 243+, ACT 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105; Coreq: Electrical 1-ASEP 10602115 AND Auto Engines Measuring-ASEP 10602134; OR Active in 30-602-5
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