ASE promotes excellence in vehicle repair, service and parts distribution. Over a quarter of a million individuals hold ASE certifications. ASE Certified professionals work in every part of the transportation industry.
ASE exists to protect the automotive service customer, shop owner and service professional. We test and certify automotive service professionals so that the shop owners and service customers can better gauge a technician’s level of expertise before contracting the technician’s services. We certify the service individual so they can offer tangible proof of their technical knowledge. ASE Certified professionals mean peace of mind for auto service managers and customers.
In addition to passing an ASE certification test, automotive technicians must have two years of on-the-job-training or one year of on-the-job-training and a two-year degree in automotive repair to qualify for certification.
The tests are challenging. Only two out of every three test takers pass on their first attempt. To remain ASE Certified, professionals must retest every five years to keep up with ever-advancing automotive technology.
ASE Certification tests are written in workshops by panels of seasoned automotive industry professionals and executives, including working technicians, automobile manufacturers, aftermarket manufacturers, and educators – not by any single person at ASE.
Tests are segmented by sub-specialty such as automobile, medium/heavy truck, truck equipment, school bus, collision repair, and more. There are 52 tests each designed to discern the service individual’s knowledge of job-related skills.
Across the country, there are hundreds of thousands of auto professionals who are ASE Certified in dozens of specialty areas, including many professionals who are certified in multiple areas. learn more
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All you need to prepare for, earn, and maintain your ASE certification and grow in your career.
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ASE is helping improve education for tomorrow’s automotive service professionals.
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ASE For Drivers

Promoting Excellence in Auto Service and Repair.

For today’s car owner, auto repair is more complicated than ever. Vehicles keep getting more complex, while technology and diagnostic tools constantly change as well.

As a result, finding a competent, knowledgeable automotive professional can be a real challenge. Fortunately, over a quarter of a million professionals across the country choose to show their knowledge becoming ASE Certified — a benefit to their customers as well as themselves.
Thanks to the ASE certification program, everybody wins: car owners can easily find ASE Certified professionals who have proven themselves to be knowledgeable professionals. Repair shops can get additional visibility in their markets by qualifying for the Blue Seal of Excellence Recognition Program. And certified auto professionals can get the respect and recognition they’ve worked so hard to earn.

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