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GM TECHNICIAN CAREER TRAINING PROGRAM

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12 weeks Length of specialized training from start to finish
17 million+ Number of GM vehicles on the road
11 instructor-led Classroom course credits

GM TECHNICIAN CAREER TRAINING OVERVIEW

The 12-week GM Technician Career Training program provides a mix of hands-on and online learning to diagnose, repair and maintain gasoline and diesel vehicles for the Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac brands.8 You will become familiar with the vehicles, equipment and procedures used at GM dealerships nationwide.

Graduates can earn General Motors course credits towards Bronze, Silver and Gold certification levels in multiple service areas.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN IN GM TECHNICIAN CAREER TRAINING

You’ve made your choice to train on GM vehicles. Now, take the courses specifically developed with GM to prepare you for opportunities at Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealerships.1

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DIESEL ENGINE TRAINING

Get specialized training on the 6.6L Duramax™ diesel engine used in GM trucks.

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SERVICE THE LATEST MODELS

GM knows how important it is for technicians to keep their skills current. That’s why they provide late-model vehicles every year for our students to train on.

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REAL-WORLD INSTRUCTION

GM Technician Career Training is capped at 16 students per class, giving you direct access to OEM-certified instructors with real-world industry experience.

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GM MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION

Learn how to perform multipoint vehicle inspections and maintenance services.

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DIESEL ENGINE PERFORMANCE

Get specialized training on the 6.6L Duramax™ diesel engine used in GM trucks.

SEE WHAT YOU'LL WORK ON

You’ve made your choice to train on GM vehicles. Now, take the courses specifically developed with General Motors to prepare you for opportunities at Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealerships.

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Wide angle photo of cars on lifts in the GM lab

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GM TECHNICIAN CAREER TRAINING ADVANTAGE

Set yourself apart with the 12-week GM-specific training program at UTI. GM Technician training helps prepare you with the practical experience GM employers want.

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OPPORTUNITIES

GM employs over 28,000 technicians in the United States alone.

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EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK

More than 6 percent job growth is projected through 2026 for trained new and replacement automotive technicians, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.13

COURSE OBJECTIVES

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN


The curriculum of the GM Technician Career Training program is designed to prepare you for opportunities at Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealerships. In your GM mechanic training, you can get specialized training on Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac procedures, equipment and vehicles in the following areas:


ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS

Understand vehicle networks, vehicle diagnostics, electrical diagnosis, body controls and supplemental restraints.

BRAKES

Learn GM braking systems, including service and diagnosis of advanced braking systems and controls.

HVAC

Discover how to service and diagnose GM heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems to factory specifications.

STEERING & SUSPENSION

Understand steering and suspension systems, and chassis controls, including high-tech vehicle handling and stability systems.

ENGINE REPAIR

Gain experience in the full range of current GM repair procedures and precision measurements.

ENGINE PERFORMANCE

Understand how to diagnose engine performance and emissions systems of GM vehicles using the GM Global Diagnostic System.

DIESEL ENGINE PERFORMANCE

Get specialized training on the 6.6L Duramax™ diesel engine used in GM trucks.

MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION

Learn how to perform multipoint vehicle inspections and maintenance services.

HOW TO QUALIFY
FOR THE GM TECHNICIAN CAREER TRAINING

Enroll in the GM-approved program at UTI and earn course credits toward GM Bronze, Silver and Gold certification levels. See what you need to qualify below.

CORE PROGRAM TRAINING

Applicants must successfully complete a key portion of UTI’s Automotive Technology program (except for AT12-150, AT12-151, AT12-203, AT12-204).

WHERE YOU’LL LEARN

Start your advanced training with GM Technician Career Training at this UTI campus:

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TRAIN FOR TOMORROW.

The skills and experience gained at UTI could help you prepare for the careers of tomorrow.