Ford ASSET

A student works on an engine in the Automotive Lab at Central Maine Community College

The Ford ASSET 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.


Alignment of program learning outcomes to courses in the program.

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