2022-2023 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Nov 29, 2022  
2022-2023 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog

Program Pathway

Automotive Dealer Technician Certificate of Achievement



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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.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Diagnose and repair mechanical problems on gasoline and diesel type engines.
  2. Diagnose and repair hydraulic systems.
  3. Diagnose and repair automotive suspension systems.
  4. Diagnose and repair electrical in hybrid vehicle systems.
  5. Diagnose and repair automotive air conditioning systems.
  6. Diagnose and repair automotive engine performance systems to meet local state and federal standards.
  7. Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems.
  8. Meet the requirements for certification by the California Department of Consumer Affairs/Bureau of Automotive Repair (DCA/BAR) to receive the Basic and Advanced Clean Air Car course.
  9. Demonstrate 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).
  10. Demonstrate skills necessary to work as a fully trained General Motors Automotive Service educational Program (GM ASEP) dealership technician.

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