Ford ASSET (Automotive Student Service Educational Training)Student apprenctice program

The Ford ASSET (Automotive Student Service Educational Training) program is an alliance among Ford Motor Company, Ford and Lincoln Mercury dealers and local participating community colleges. The ASSET program allows technical and vocational students to get on-the-job training at a sponsoring Ford or Lincoln Mercury dealership while earning an Associates Degree in Automotive Technology at a local, participating community college.


General Motors ASEP (Automotive Service Educational Program)

Responding to the need for qualified service technicians, the General Motors Automotive Service Educational Program (ASEP) allows GM dealerships and TSS ISCs to participate in programs that bring students together their dealerships or service center. GM ASEP incorporates advanced automotive technical training with a strong academic foundation of math, reading, and electronics, in both analytical and technical skills. Students earn an Associate Degree while working and learning on the job resulting in a solid education combined with invaluable work experience.

GM ASEP is a strategic alliance between students, GM, GM dealers, ACDelco TSS service centers and over 80 carefully selected colleges and universities in North America. Since 1979, General Motors' continued commitment to identify and support GM ASEP colleges and universities has produced over 13,000 graduate service technicians.


DaimlerChrysler CAP (College Automotive Program)

The College Automotive Program (CAP) is available in over 30 colleges and universities in the 27 states throughout the U.S. Through CAP, DaimlerChrysler is able to supply dealers with specially selected, entry level technicians who have received training on current DaimlerChrysler vehicles using DaimlerChrysler authorized tools and procedures.

Upon completion of the program students earn a two-year Associates of Applied Science degree in Automotive Technology (or similar study). Along with classroom instruction, CAP offers on-site training at sponsoring dealerships under the direction of technician mentors. Students rotate class time and internships until fulfilling the requirements to receive their degree.