Printed on 6/6/2023

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Automotive Technology GM ASEP

Locations Summer 2023 Fall 2023 Spring 2024 Summer 2024
Some courses may be available at multiple locations.

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Estimated Cost

Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies. Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.

Cost based on current tuition and fees
Additional materials and supplies

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.


Skills Assessment

An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program or the following: High School GPA of 2.75 or higher (last 10 years) OR provide completion of associate’s or higher degree OR; 165 or higher on your 2014 series GED tests OR; ACT OR SAT OR Accuplacer OR Companion OR Compass (last 3 years) to waive to the general education level; The cost of the Accuplacer assessment is $15; Catalog #: 94100100; Learn more at

Bennett Mechanical Assessment

Complete the Bennett Mechanical Assessment.

Additional Information

During your first semester in the Automotive Technology GM ASEP program, we will assist you in locating a paid internship to be started during your second semester.

The remainder of training alternates between 9 weeks at your paid internship and 9 weeks on campus, Monday-Thursday, leaving you the opportunity to earn additional income on Fridays and weekends. Many students also work mornings, since our classes run from noon to 6 pm.

Some required general education classes are offered in the mornings and Monday nights.

You may also be eligible for additional benefits including employment and tuition reimbursement. You’ll have the opportunity to purchase tools at a substantially discounted rate during your first and third paid co-op internships to use after graduation.

Tools will be provided for students to use while on campus

This program may require professional licensure or certification; FVTC has determined that this program meets professional licensure requirements in the state of Wisconsin; however, FVTC has not determined if this program meets professional licensure requirements for other states.

For the first and third co-op courses, you have the option of purchasing discounted Snap-on tools as part of the program. If you choose not to purchase tools during the co-op, the cost of additional materials and supplies noted in the Estimated Program Cost will be greatly reduced.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate professionalism appropriate for the auto service industry
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of automotive automatic transmission/transaxle systems
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of automotive brake systems
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of automotive electrical & electronic systems
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of automotive engine performance systems
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of automotive heating and air conditioning systems
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of automotive internal combustion engines
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of automotive manual drive train and axles systems
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of automotive steering and suspension systems


This program is accredited by the nationally recognized Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Education Foundation.

This program is certified by the Automotive Service Educational Program (ASEP) - General Motors 
- General Motors Technician Certification meeting over 80% of GM Service training standards.

Students can obtain Federal 609 Mobile HVAC certification to repair mobile air conditioning systems.

Beyond The Classroom

Student Clubs

There are over 45 different clubs and organizations available for students. Many clubs are directly related to programs offered at FVTC, so you can develop professional connections while meeting other students.

Student Resources

We’re here to help you succeed. You’ll find a broad network of support at Fox Valley Tech. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you need help.

Employment Services

Employment Connections is here to help you with your employment needs. Our services begin when you enroll as an FVTC student and continue throughout your employment career.

One-on-One Help

Let us guide you through the admissions process from beginning to end.

Phone: 920-735-4740
Text: 920-294-1738