The GM Technician Career Training program is a partnership between GM and Universal Technical Institute (UTI), a post-secondary technical school. Offered at UTI’s Avondale, AZ campus, this 12-week GM-specific program is only available to graduates of UTI’s 51-week basic automotive training curriculum.
As a technician in the GM Technician Career Training Program, you’ll experience a blended training program of hands-on and online learning to diagnose, repair and maintain vehicles for the Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac brands.
Program Type: Student-paid elective
Program Length: 12 weeks
- Electrical/Electronics: Understand vehicle networks, vehicle diagnostics, electrical diagnosis, body controls and supplemental restraints
- Brakes: Learn GM braking systems, including service and diagnosis of advanced braking systems and controls
- HVAC: discover how to service and diagnose GM heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems to factory specifications
- Steering & Suspension: Understand steering and suspension systems and chassis controls, including high-tech vehicle handling and stability systems
- Engine Repair: Gain experience on the full range of current GM repair procedures and precision measurements
- Engine Performance: Understand how to diagnose engine performance and emission systems using the GM Global Diagnostic System
- Diesel Engine Performance: Get specialized training on the 6.6L DuramaxTM diesel engine used in GM trucks
- Maintenance and Inspection: Learn how to perform multi-point vehicle inspections and maintenance services
Why choose a career with a GM dealer?
- National presence: GM operates the largest dealer network in the U.S., with over 4,200 locations.
- Opportunity: GM dealers employ over 28,000 technicians.
- Demand: As one of the world’s top manufacturers, GM has over 17 million vehicles on the road.
- Growth: GM continues to manufacture many of the world’s most popular automotive brands including Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac.
- Advancement: GM technicians have the opportunity to achieve Master and World Class Technician status.