General Motors ASEP program

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.


Program Information

 

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
You are required to pass 4 of 8 ASE exams to qualify for graduation. The exams are given at WSU at the end of each semester.
 
Find test prep guides on the ASE website.


 


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Employment Opportunities

After completing the General Motors ASEP Program, you’ll be fully trained to become a General Motors service technician.

 

Starting Salaries

With an Associate of Applied Science degree, you’ll earn up to $25,000–$35,000 per year.