Automotive Dealer Technician, Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of the Automotive Dealer Technician certificate in partnership with the sponsoring General Motors dealership, the student demonstrates skills necessary to work as a fully trained General Motors Automotive Service educational Program (GM ASEP) dealership technician; meet and exceed the requirements of training in all eight ASE areas: engine repair, automatic transmissions/transaxles, manual drive transaxles, suspension and steering, brakes, electrical/electronics, engine performance, and air conditioning. Students may also receive certification required for air conditioning repair and training for the California Headlamp Adjusters license. The student demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training for career opportunities that are available at General Motors dealerships as: GM Automotive Technician, GM Service Advisor, GM Service Manager or GM Corporate Employee.

The program is certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) in association with the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and the General Motors Corporation (GM). This program is also certified by the California Department of Consumer Affairs/Bureau of Automotive Repair (DCA/BAR) to deliver the Basic and Advanced Clean Air Car course.

Minimum Units Required: 62

Recommended Sequence:

First Semester

Units

AUTO 054

Starting, Charging, and Electrical Systems

6

AUTO 052

Engine Rebuilding

6

INDUS 094

Industrial Mathematics

3

 

or AA degree math requirement

 

Second Semester

AUTO 057

Air Conditioning, Heating, and Electrical Systems

6

AUTO 053

Brakes, Suspension, and Steering

7

AUTO 069V

Internship: Auto Mechanics

1

Third Semester

AUTO 069V

Internship: Auto Mechanics

4

Fourth Semester

AUTO 050

Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles

6

AUTO 056

Fuel Management and Computer Controls

6

AUTO 069V

Internship: Auto Mechanics

1

Fifth Semester

AUTO 051

Manual Drivetrain and Axles

5

AUTO 055

Ignition Systems and Electronic Engine Controls

6

AUTO 069V

Internship: Auto Mechanics

1

Sixth Semester

AUTO 069V

Internship: Auto Mechanics

4

Each course must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher.

Minimum Units 62