Automotive Technology – Ford ASSET
The Ford ASSET associate in applied science degree at Central Maine Community College is a state-of-the art program alternating classroom and laboratory training with paid, on-the-job experience in a Ford dealership.
GRADUATES ARE PREPARED TO PERFORM ALL NATEF (P-1) TASKS TO DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR:
- Systems associated with automotive chassis components
- Assemblies associated with automotive engine and power transmission systems
- Components associated with any electrical and electronic control systems, as well as accessory ergonomic systems
DEVELOP SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE IN:
- Dealer practices
- Electrical systems
- Brakes, steering, suspension and drivelines
- Engine repair/climate control
- Computer controlled systems, engine performance, fuels and emissions
- Automatic/manual transmissions
GRADUATES MAY PURSUE CAREERS AS:
- General technicians
- Specialists in areas such as: Front-end alignments, brakes, and automatic transmissions
GRADUATES MAY PURSUE CAREERS WITH:
- Automotive Dealerships
- Service Stations
- Companies with Large Vehicle Fleets
- Automotive Part Supply Stores
The Ford ASSET program is a collaborative effort of Ford Motor Company, Ford dealers, and Central Maine Community College.
Room & Board for Ford ASSET students:
Ford ASSET & Dealer Track students living on campus for 1/2 the semester when they are on-site for dealer training will be charged 1/2 the room/board rate for each semester they are doing on-site training, beginning the 2nd semester of their schooling at CMCC.