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Automotive Technology GM ASEP

Share 10-602-5 Associate Degree (AAS) 62 Credits Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

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If your career goal is to become a GM certified automotive technician, then this is the program for you. This General Motors Automotive Service Educational Program (GM ASEP) will give you the skills and experience to work in a GM dealership service department or AC Delco certified repair facility. Your training will help you become a top-level technician who specializes in the diagnostics and repair of GM vehicles, including on-vehicle computers, automatic transmissions, climate control systems, electrical systems and engines. You’ll work with the latest GM products and technology. This hands-on program will have you well on your way to a successful career as a GM certified technician.

Career Opportunities

  • Automotive Technician
  • GM World Class Technician
  • Master Technician
  • Mentor
  • Owner
  • Service Manager

Estimated Program Cost

Automotive Technology GM ASEP

This program will cost about $9,866.80*
based on current tuition and fees.

Additional materials and supplies will cost
about $1,829.00*.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.
  Costs may not include books or all materials and supplies.


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Automotive Technology GM ASEP

Term Availability
Spring 2018
Summer 2018
Fall 2018
Spring 2019

* Program availability may vary by location. Depending on program enrollment and prerequisite requirements, there may be a wait for some program courses. Please see the additional information section for details.

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Admissions Requirements

Skills Assessment

An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program; learn more at; or provide official 4-year college transcript indicating proof of graduation to waive your academic skills assessment to the general education level; If you scored 165 or higher on your GED tests we will waive your scores to the general education level.

Bennett Mechanical Assessment

Complete the Bennett Mechanical Assessment.

Credit Transfer Options

They're your credits. Take them with you!

Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.

Transfer In

Many students come to Fox Valley Tech with credits they’ve already earned, either while in high school or at other colleges and universities. It’s also possible to be granted credit for career-related knowledge and skills you’ve already mastered.

Transfer Out

Is a four-year degree in your future? Save time and money by starting here. You can earn your associate degree at Fox Valley Tech, then apply your credits toward a bachelor’s degree. Or easily transfer your credits to other two-year colleges.

Program Outcomes
  • Demonstrate professionalism appropriate for the auto service industry.
  • Demonstrate basic positive communication skills needed for dealing with customers and others in a professional manner.
  • Develop safe procedures and practices for all phases of service and repair of General Motors automobiles, machinery and test equipment and for handling chemicals and solvents used in repair and cleaning. You will participate in, and receive S/P2 safety and pollution prevention certification, or equivalent.
  • Develop a working knowledge of repair manuals and computer programs used by General Motors in the servicing of vehicles.
  • Demonstrate technical abilities and competencies equivalent to the General Motors Hands-On Training; reflective of the GM training credit you will receive.
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of GM automotive internal combustion engines.
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of GM automotive automatic transmission/transaxle systems.
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of GM automotive manual drive train and axles systems.
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of GM automotive steering and suspension steering systems.
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of GM automotive brake systems.
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of GM automotive electrical/electronic systems.
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of GM automotive heating and air conditioning systems.
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of GM automotive engine performance systems.
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of GM light-duty diesel engine systems.
  • Perform diagnosis, service and repair of GM hybrid electric/alternative fuel automotive systems.
  • Perform all tasks as assigned in the GM dealership or ACDelco PSC service department during the mentored internship experiences.
Program Accreditation/Certification
This program is certified by the Automotive Service Educational Program (ASEP) - General Motors.
Additional Information
At the start of the second semester, you'll need to be sponsored by a GM Dealership or AC Delco certified repair facility.
By starting in fall, a minimum of 5 semesters will be required to complete this program. If you are starting in spring, you will be able to register for general education and limited technical studies courses; however, program specific technical studies courses will not begin until fall semester.
Tools will be provided for students to use while on campus.

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