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April 09, 2007
Gwinnett Tech to Offer GM Automotive Training Diploma
Gwinnett Tech is one of only two colleges in the nation chosen to offer a diploma level General Motors training program, an expansion of the college’s existing GM ASEP associate of automotive technology degree program.
The new GM diploma program features embedded GM certificates that may be earned each quarter of study.
This innovative program offers students the opportunity to prepare for a career with a General Motors dealership. The need for trained service and repair technicians continues to grow and is a career which demands comprehensive academic and technical training.
Unique to the diploma program is a co-op structure that will have students spending the first half of each quarter on campus in class and lab and the second half on-site at their sponsoring GM dealership.
The curriculum features a sequence of courses designed to train students on the latest GM technology, preparing students for the ever-changing, high-tech world of automotive service and providing invaluable real-world working experience with a GM dealership.
Graduates of the GM automotive technology diploma program at Gwinnett Tech enter the field as service technicians at a GM dealership.
The GM automotive technology diploma can be completed in approximately five quarters.
Learn more about the GM diploma program by calling Gwinnett Tech at 678-226-6259 or visit online at www.GwinnettTech.edu.
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About Gwinnett Tech
Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia's largest technical colleges, is committed to delivering relevant knowledge to meet the workforce training needs of the region it serves. The college offers more than 50 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs and hundreds of seminars, workshops and courses providing specialized training. Gwinnett Tech's service area includes Gwinnett and North Fulton counties. Gwinnett Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College. In addition, some college programs hold separate licensure or accreditation status with appropriate agencies. For more information, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu.
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