Automotive Technology Ford ASSET Program
ASSET is a partnership between Ford Motor Company, its dealers and Central Maine Community College designed to develop entry-level service technicians by providing a unique two-year work/study program that leads to an associate degree in automotive technology.
Ford ASSET will teach students to:
• Apply advanced operating theories
• Apply automotive operating principles
• Diagnose malfunctions in automotive systems
• Develop skills in service, repair and test procedures
ASSET is a two-year program divided into two parts: eight weeks of classroom instruction (five weeks in the summer) followed by eight weeks of paid co-op work experience at a sponsoring Ford, Lincoln/Mercury or Mazda dealership. Upon completing the ASSET program, every participant is equipped with the basic skills and experience to be a successful service technician.
Please click here (PDF) for complete program description and curriculum.