Automotive - General Motors Automotive Service Educational Program

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Program Description

Our General Motors Automotive Service Educational program is part of a strategic alliance between students, General Motors, ACDelco, and their dealerships in a true earn-as-you-learn experience. This two-year program combines classroom lectures and hands-on labs with a required sponsorship at a GM dealership which gives you on-the-job training during even-numbered semesters.

The ASEP program teaches exclusively on GM products, giving you an advantage when you work at the dealership. You will graduate from our program with an Associate Degree in Applied Science. Learn more about the GM ASEP strategic alliance at Bring Us Your Talent.

Students entering this program may qualify for the Scott Pathway Scholarship

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Awards Offered: A.A.S. Degree
Locations: Milford
Formats: In-Person
Start: Fall / Spring
Schedule: Full-Time
Estimated Total Cost
$14,572 Associate of Applied Science

You must call our Admissions Office (402-437-2600) to set your start date in the General Motors ASEP program. Follow these steps to finish your application:

  1. Want to learn more about SCC? Come see how SCC will help you achieve Your Path to Possible! Schedule a campus visit!
  2. Need help exploring career opportunities or navigating the admissions process? Schedule an appointment with an Admissions Counselor.
  3. Ready to apply? Complete an Application for Admission.
  4. Submit ACT, SAT, Next Generation Accuplacer, or Accuplacer test scores (reading and math) or official college transcripts showing completion of post-secondary coursework in English and math to the Admissions Office at any SCC location.
  5. Complete and Submit the Dealer Approval Form (PDF) to Admissions at

In addition, you are required to provide or purchase a basic tool set during the first semester. Tools may be purchased at the SCC Campus Store or the SCC Milford Parts Store. You are required to wear program uniforms while in classroom or laboratory settings.

You’re a Good Fit

You will be successful in our General Motors ASEP program if you:

  • have high mechanical ability and basic math skills
  • have good communication skills (must be able to read, understand and follow written directions; must be able to read manuals and computer-generated instructions; and must be able to express oneself clearly verbally)
  • are computer efficient and detail-oriented
  • are a “mind-on” and a “hands-on” person
  • have the ability or willingness to work on a team
  • are a sequential and analytical thinker


Our program prepares you for an entry-level Automotive Technician in a GM dealership. Recent SCC graduates report an average starting annual salary of $41,808.

For more information about the post-graduation achievements of SCC Graduates as well as average starting salaries, refer to the annual Graduate Report (PDF).

For information about the methodologies used to gather the post-graduation student achievement data contained in the annual Graduate Report, refer to the Institutional Research page or contact