Application Requirements for BMW STEP

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BMW STEP offers the ultimate training programs for motivated service technicians. These programs open the door to a promising future with the leading retailer of luxury cars and motorcycles in the United States.

Automotive and Motorrad Training

Interested in BMW, MINI, or Motorrad training? Click the link below to find classes and apply.

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Body and Paint Training

Interested in applying for the Level 1 Body and Paint program? Click the link below to find classes and apply.

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Qualifications to be considered for the BMW Automotive and MINI STEP programs

  • Valid driver’s license acceptable to BMW standards
  • Completion of a post-secondary automotive program
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA at a post-secondary school
  • Student Work Portfolio Required – This new requirement will take effect on 9/30/20
    • Students applying to STEP will now need to submit a document and pictures (Word or PDF) of work they have performed demonstrating hand skills. The work performed can be from:
      • Work at an automotive repair shop (Tire store, garage, national chain)
      • Repairs or work they have done on their own car or family and friend cars
      • Work they have performed as part of their lessons in a post-secondary program
      • Home projects (home repairs, outdoor equipment repairs and maintenance, etc…)
      • Craft projects that involve the use of tools either hand, power or both
  • 95% attendance rate or better at a post-secondary school
  • Willingness and ability to accept a position at a BMW Dealership
  • Ability to support oneself during the training program process
  • Willingness to relocate if necessary
  • Drug screening
  • Background check
Qualifications to be considered for the BMW Motorrad STEP program

  • 3.0 GPA or better
  • Good references
  • A clean driving record
  • Pass an entrance interview with an official of BMW of North America, LLC
  • 95% attendance rate while attending the MMI BMW Certified Technician Program
Qualifications to be considered for the Level 1 BMW Body and Paint STEP program

  • Have a valid driver’s license acceptable to BMW standards
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA
  • 95% attendance rate
  • Drug screening
  • Background check
  • Graduate from an automotive technical college, high school automotive collision repair program, or be currently employed as an entry-level Body and Paint technician at a BMW Certified Collision Repair Center