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SkillsUSA strives to place people from college
or post-graduate studies in a job after their schooling
has been completed. They aid in preparing these job
candidates for leadership in a world of work through
diligent study and ardent practice. GM ASEP encourages
all schools to participate in SkillsUSA Chapter.
AYES, Inc. (Automotive Youth Educational Systems) is
the catalyst in the development of school-to-work
automotive educational programs at the high school level
on a national level. AYES is a dynamic partnership among
participating automotive manufacturers, participating
local dealers and selected local high schools/vocational
The mission of NATEF (National Automotive Technicians
Education Foundation) lies in an effort to evaluate
technician training programs against standards developed
by the automotive industry, and recommend qualifying
programs for certification by ASE, the National Institute
for Automotive Service Excellence, which, in turn, takes
part in training tomorrow's automotive service technicians
to be leaders in their field. All GM ASEP programs
are required to be NATEF certified.
ASE (National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence)
strives to improve the quality of automotive service
and repair through the voluntary testing and certification
of automotive service technicians. GM ASEP strongly
encourages all students to take their ASE exams as they
go through the program. ASE will grant two years credited
service upon graduation from a GM ASEP program.
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