General Motors ASEP Program

The DMACC General Motors Automotive Service Educational Program (GM ASEP) may be just for you.

 

The GM ASEP program offers students:

  • Paid work experience at a General Motors Dealership
  • 2-year Associate of Applied Science Degree
  • Financial aid and scholarships available to those who qualify
  • Nationwide participation

Sound good? Click on a link on the left to find out more about the GM ASEP program or contact Jerry Burns at 515-964-6504 or email jlburns@dmacc.edu.

 


General Motors Donates Acadia to DMACC's Automotive Program

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General Motors has donated a 2015 GMC Acadia to the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Automotive Service Education Program (ASEP).  The vehicle will be used by the ASEP students to learn about the latest technology installed on GMAC vehicles.  The students who will work on the vehicle include:  Laverne Martin (standing left to right) of Iowa City, Tyler Scott of Sioux City, Payton Klinger of Des Moines, Lucas Herman of Davenport, Nate Vaughn of Ankeny and Vincent Boock of Strawberry Point;   Devan Olson (kneeling, left to right) of Adel, Connor Sackett of Bouton, Mark Smith of State Center, Nick Mona of Des Moines, Austin Nyheim of Altoona, Melissa Mark of Des Moines, Drayton Carter of Des Moines and Brandon Prohl of Manning. The vehicle has a sticker price of more than $48,500 and includes technology such as a forward collision warning system, a lane departure warning system, a rear backup camera and trizone air conditioning.


General Motors Invests in Des Moines Area Comunity College

DMACC Automotive Students with one of the donated cars from General Motors 
 

General Motors, one of the world's largest automotive manufacturers, today donated 17 Engines to Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) for its automotive training program.

These Engines will be used to train aspiring technicians enrolled in GM's Automotive Service Educational Program (ASEP).

"We are proud to support training programs that prepare the next generation of automotive technicians," said Rick Jackson, manager for GM ASEP. "Our commitment to our customers goes well beyond building a quality product. Our dedication to excellence starts at the training level by partnering with schools in communities around the globe to share our collective passion for the automotive industry and educate, inspire and motivate the technicians of tomorrow."

"Des Moines Area Community College plays an important role in helping the auto industry fill a critical need: developing and retaining skilled automotive technicians," said Jerry Burns, GM ASEP Program Chair. "This generous donation from GM enables us to deliver the highest quality education to our students."

 


General Motors Donates Corvette to DMACC's Automotive Program

DMACC Automotive Students with one of the donated cars from General Motors
General Motors has donated a Corvette to the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Automotive Service Education Program (ASEP).   The Corvette has a manufactured suggested retail price (MSRP) of $80,930. DMACC ASEP students (left to right): Kyle Reinders of Des Moines, Michael Miller of Urbandale, Jonah Bassett of Urbandale, Doug Suchomel of Cedar Rapids, Cameron DeMaris of Ankeny, Jeremy Thompson of Ankeny, Evan Shaben of Harlan, Chet Bullington of Runnells, Peter Bailey of Des Moines, Jordan Gosselink of Leighton, Colton Gearhart of Newton, Brad Burchett of Windsor Heights. The Corvette has a 6.2Liter Small Block, 455 Horsepower, 460 lb-ft of torque, Direct Injected, Active Fuel Management, Continuously Variable Valve Timing, Dry Sump Oiling System, 6 speed paddle shift Automatic Transmission, Magnetic ride control, Power Tilt & Telescopic Steering Column, Chevrolet MYLINK with 8” HD color touch screen and Navigation, Premium BOSE audio with 10 speaker surround, Heads up display, Heated and Ventilated seats, and Advanced Theft Deterrent. The vehicle will be used by the DMACC ASEP students to learn about the latest technology on today’s vehicles.  

 


 

General Motors Donates Yukon to DMACC's Automotive Program

DMACC Automotive Students with one of the donated cars from General Motors
General Motors has donated a Yukon to the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Automotive Service Education Program (ASEP).   The Yukon has a manufactured suggested retail price (MSRP) of $67,270. DMACC ASEP students (left to right in back row): Brad Burchett of Windsor Heights, Jonah Bassett of Urbandale, Jeremy Thompson of Ankeny, Doug Suchomel of Cedar Rapids, Evan Shaben of Harlan, Peter Bailey of Des Moines, and, left to right in front row: Colton Gearhart of Newton, Kyle Reinders of Des Moines, Cameron DeMaris of Ankeny, Michael Miller of Urbandale, Jordan Gosselink of Leighton, Chet Bullington of Runnells. The Yukon has a 5.3 Ecotec V8 Engine, 355 Horsepower, 383 lb-f of torque, Direct Injected, Active Fuel Management, Variable Valve Timing, Front and Rear Park Assist, Lane Departure, Side Blind Zone Alert, Rear Vision Camera, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, STABILITRAK, Power Tilt & Telescopic Steering Column, Keyless Start, BOSE Premium Audio System, Heated and Cooled Seats, Power Rear Lift Gate, Rain Sensing Windshield Wipers, and 8” Diagonal Color & Touch Screen Navigation with INTELLILINK. The vehicle will be used by the DMACC ASEP students to learn about the latest technology on today’s vehicles.  

 


 

General Motors Donates Equinox and Silverado Crew Cab to DMACC's Automotive Program

DMACC Automotive Students with one of the donated cars from General Motors
General Motors has donated two vehicles to the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Automotive Service Education Program (ASEP).   The vehicles include a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab 1500 pickup with a manufactured suggested retail price (MSRP) of $46,745 and a 2011 Equinox with a MSRP of $24,300. DMACC ASEP students (left to right) Nihad Dzafic of Waukee, Matt Fullerton of Rockford, Kyle Carnahan of Perry, Matt Scott of Altoona, Madison McLaughlin of Norwalk, Brandon Cornelius of Lake City, Kalvyn Bentler of Mount Pleasant, Brock Travis of Harlan, Wesley Spencer of Marshalltown and Gregg Anderson of Perry stand in front of the donated 2011 Equinox.  The vehicle has a 2.4L ECOTECH direct-injected with variable value timing engine, a six-speed tip automatic transmission with overdrive, anti-lock brakes system with traction control, four-wheel disc brakes and rack and pinion steering.  The vehicle will be used by the DMACC ASEP students to learn about the latest technology on today’s vehicles.  

 


 

General Motors Donates Camaro to DMACC's Automotive Program

GM Donates Camaro

General Motors has donated a direct-injected, six-speed, 2012 Chevrolet Camaro to the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Automotive Service Education Program (ASEP) to be used by students to learn the latest technology on G.M. vehicles. DMACC ASEP students who got a first-hand look at the donated Camaro include:(left to right) Robert Hughes, Kalvyn Bentler, Madison McLaughlin, Sean Oliver, Dylan Windecker, John Pease, Nihad Dzafic, Wesley Spencer, Matthew Fullerton, Brandon Cornelius, Kyle Carnahan, Brock Travis, Matthew Scott, Greg Anderson and Juston Thayer.This marks the 28th ASEP graduating class held at the DMACC Ankeny Campus.The ASEP students will graduate this May and then be hired full-time by their sponsoring dealers.

 


 

General Motors Donates Vehicle to DMACC's Automotive Program

DMACC Receives 2012 Buick LaCrosse for GM ASEP Program
DMACC Automotive Service Education Program (ASEP) students stand next to a 2012 Buick LaCrosse that General Motors is donating to DMACC's ASEP program so the students can learn about the latest technology on today's G.M. vehicles. The 15 ASEP students will graduate in May of this year. Click here for more.