British Columbia Institute of Technology

Automotive Technician GM (ASEP)

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Program Information

School:British Columbia Institute of Technology
Faculty:School of Transportation
Degree:Certificate; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Description:Over a two-year period, students train on a rotational basis with five-eight weeks terms in the classroom and nine weeks of hands-on, paid work experience in a GM dealership. Classroom instructors are trained by General Motors, and are in tune with the latest trends in technology. New vehicles, training components and aids are provided by GM for students to work on and learn from in a closely supervised and structured environment.

The automotive service technician apprenticeship process requires time spent on the job and in-school training. A GM (ASEP) automotive technician apprentice must complete a five-level program including 7,200 workplace hours and 1,200 in-school hours of training. After completion of training, a passing grade on inter-provincial exams will result in the BC Certificate of Apprenticeship and the Certificate of Qualification, with Red Seal Inter-provincial Certification.
URL:Automotive Technician GM (ASEP) at British Columbia Institute of Technology
Length:1200 Hour(s)
Careers:Auto Mechanics/TechniciansAuto Body Repairers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants must be registered apprentices.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on February 17, 2023