General Motors ASEP Program
Program Status: Enrollment Closed
Prepares you to become an expert in servicing General Motors vehicles, including those made by Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC.
If you have a passion for American-made cars, the General Motors Automotive Service Educational Program (ASEP) is for you.
Associate of Applied Science
This 2-year degree program includes classroom training and supervised experience as a paid service technician in a General Motors dealership or ACDelco TSS service center.
Why to Choose This Program
- WSU is one of only 80 institutions in the United States partnering with General Motors for this program.
- You will gain on-the-job experience as a paid service technician.
- You will complete 900 hours of hands-on lab work on late-model GM vehicles to practice and develop skills.
- We provide Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES) students with continued education and sponsorship opportunities.
What You'll Learn
Working in a dealership or service center, you will learn to identify and analyze problems and apply real-world solutions. You will work on real vehicles for real customers.
Your instruction and training at WSU covers:
- Shop safety, S/P2 hazardous waste handling and pollution prevention practices
- Theory, diagnosis and operation in all 8 NATEF automotive areas on a vehicle
- Scan tool usage (GM Tech-2 and MDI)
- Diagnostic and troubleshooting skills with an emphasis on GM’s common diagnostic process
Certifications You'll Prepare to Earn
- ASE Master Technician certification
- EPA Clean Air Act Amendment of 1990 (Section 609) Air Conditioning Certification
- Emissions inspection and maintenance certification where applicable
- Utah safety inspection certification for Utah-based students
- ASEP Lab Locations
- List of ACDelco TSS service centers
- Supervised Work Experience
- Tool Requirements
- GM Special Service Tools
- GMSTC Embedded Courses
- GM Dealerships
- ASEP Advisory Committee
- GM Corporate Website
- GM Training Website
- ACDelco Technical Training
- Utah Safety Inspection Program
- Safety and Pollution Prevention S/P2 Online Training
- ASE Certifications Website (includes ASE's EPA 609 Certification)
- NATEF Website
After completing the General Motors ASEP Program, you’ll be fully trained to become a General Motors service technician.
With an Associate of Applied Science degree, you’ll earn up to $25,000–$35,000 per year.