Classes are currently being taught online. All physical facilities are closed to the public at this time, and employees are working remotely.Please visit
dcccd.edu/coronavirus for additional information and to
find contact information for various departments.If you need additional assistance, please visit
My Community Services and our
Community Employment Resources.
Automotive InstructorGeneral Motors Training Center
“After high school, I began a career as an automotive technician with no formal training. After seven years of working in various independent shops, my skills had definitely improved, but I realized that without some type of formal training, I would never fully understand everything I needed to become a highly skilled technician.
“Upon reviewing the GM-ASEP program, I decided that it was the way to go. I couldn’t have been any more correct. The two-year program was probably the best career decision I have made. It was an amazing experience and some of the most informative training that I could have possibly received. I was sponsored by a local dealership, where I continued to work for about four years after graduation. The training I received had, without a doubt, turned me into the highly skilled technician that I always wanted to be and even sharpened diagnostic skills that I never knew I had.
“My college experience also taught me to think for myself and to become more resourceful. Receiving my associate degree also opened doors that I had not initially imagined. I now have a career that I enjoy and have promise for the future.”
David Raef earned an Associate in Applied Sciences degree as a Service Technician in Automotive Technology. He trains GM dealership technicians in diagnosing and working on new vehicles and specific vehicle systems. He is a GM World Class Technician and ASE Master Automotive Technician, and has received the Mr. Goodwrench Leadership Award.