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Automotive Technology - General Motors (ASEP): Career Associate (4570)

The General Motors’ Automotive Service Educational Program (ASEP) prepares students as state-of-the-art technicians for GM dealerships.  A new generation of “high tech” automotive technology demands a new generation of automotive service technicians.  Students are trained on current General Motors products and components.  The latest diagnostic and servicing procedures and equipment are also used.  Students are able to complete the PA State Safety Inspector and Emissions Inspector certifications. In addition, courses in oral and written communications, as well as in the social and natural/physical science areas, help to supplement their studies by providing students with critical and creative thinking skills that may enhance their career opportunities. This program is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) in the eight categories of automotive repair by the Automotive Service Excellence/National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (ASE/NATEF).  The complete program is only available at the Harrisburg Campus. 

Selective Program: Entry into this program is not guaranteed with admission to the College; specific admissions criteria must be met, such as a passing grade on the mechanical aptitude text and the possession of a valid PA Driver's License. Please contact the Faculty Program Supervisor to schedule an appointment to review all of the entrance requirements.

Career or Transfer Opportunities

GM-ASEP training, along with practical work experience and guidance, enables graduates to become factory-certified GM technicians. Other career opportunities such as service advisor, warranty administrator, shop foreperson, or service manager can also be pursued.

This curriculum is designed to prepare students to:

  • Work as a factory-certified GM technician in a General Motors dealership or an A/C Delco repair facility
  • Perform all services and repairs on General Motors vehicles
  • Complete the ASE examinations
  • Complete the Pennsylvania State Emissions Inspector and Safety Inspection License examinations
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