Automotive Student Service Educational Training (ASSET)
Drive your passion and make it a career with the ASSET program. ASSET is the only program with a paid internship allowing you to earn while you learn. Students alternate for six to eight weeks in the classroom and six to eight weeks with their sponsoring Ford or Lincoln dealer over a two year period. At the end of the two years, they earn an Associate’s Degree and valuable in dealer experience.
Ford Accelerated Credential Training (FACT)
Race your way to a career by choosing FACT; get a good base with a one year core program and then accelerate with 15 weeks of specialized Ford training. Because FACT partners with Universal Technical Institute (UTI), the opportunities for employment after graduation are nationwide.
Maintenance & Light Repair (MLR)
Ignite your passion with MLR. Learn core skills needed to begin your career while specializing in Ford’s key areas that are needed to compete in the fast growing automotive retail market. You will come out of this program ready to join the work force immediately.
Automotive Career Exploration (ACE)
Ford Automotive Career Exploration is a partnership program between Ford Motor Company, Ford / Lincoln dealerships, and secondary and post-secondary educational institutions.
The intent of the program is to raise awareness and increase interest in career opportunities within the automotive industry, ultimately as a service technician.
There are no fees to educational institutions to participate in the Ford ACE program. The only requirement for a school to participate is to be sponsored by a local Ford / Lincoln dealership.
Veteran Careers Program
The Ford Veteran Careers Program is a 24-month U.S. Department of Labor and GI Bill® approved registered apprenticeship. Every hired candidate will begin their new Ford Technician career with full-time employment at a participating dealership.
Once on board at the dealership, the candidate will complete 8 weeks of eLearning and practical exercises prior to attending a 4 week intensive Instructor Led Course at a Ford Service Training Center.
Once the training is complete the candidate's learning will continue with selected activities and on the job training at the dealership. Successful participants will become a certified Ford Chassis Technician.