Gwinnett Technical College’s Automotive Technology Program Earns 5-Year Accreditation

GWINNETT – Gwinnett Technical College’s Automotive Technology program has been approved by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) for a five-year accreditation. This accreditation assures students receive a quality education in automotive technology which is current with emerging technologies and requirements in the automotive industry. In addition, the accreditation assures potential employers graduates of the program have completed the program and have the ability and knowledge to make immediate contributions to their organization.

Student working on a vehicle in GTC's automotive prgram

Gwinnett Tech is one of 11 public colleges in Georgia to hold this level of certification. “The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is recognized throughout North America and Canada for industry-leading technician training and certification. Our instructors are all Master ASE certified, which demonstrates our exceptional automotive knowledge and experience. Becoming an ASE Education Foundation Accredited program is a long and rigorous process that is difficult to achieve. Being ASE accredited ensures our students receive the most up-to-date and relevant automotive education. This gives our students the best opportunity to enter the automotive industry and enjoy a long successful career,” states Automotive Technology Program Director Bob Baumann.  

Dr. D. Glen Cannon, president, states, “The automotive industry is consistently growing and looking for a highly skilled and trained workforce. Here at Gwinnett Tech, we are dedicated to providing our students with a quality education that will allow them to excel in the automotive industry. This accreditation will help students feel confident and assured they will be workforce ready upon program completion.”

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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 its community. The College offers more than 140 associate degree, diploma, and certificate programs and hundreds of seminars, workshops, and courses providing specialized training. Gwinnett Tech is Gwinnett County’s largest corporate training provider and serves residents and businesses in north Fulton County. 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 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 A unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.