A cornerstone to improving guest satisfaction and brand loyalty is to “Fix It Right the First Time” on every service visit. Toyota strongly believes that taking and passing ASE certification tests ensures that the technician is properly trained and meets the skill level needed to fix customer’s vehicles right the first time!


To promote educational excellence, all Toyota technical training courses have been certified under strict CASE (Continuing Automotive Service Education) standards that were developed by ASE’s separate education foundation, (ASE Education Foundation). These standards are nationally recognized and assure technicians that CASE-approved training programs are designed and implemented using educationally sound processes and practices.These standards are nationally recognized and assure technicians that accredited training programs are designed and implemented using educationally sound processes and practices. The program is administered by the ASE Training Managers Council (ATMC).


Certification Level Tenure ASE Courses
Maintenance None None E-Learning only
None None E-Learning & Instructor-led
Engine 24 Months A1,A8 E-Learning & Instructor-led
Drivetrain 24 Months A2, A3 E-Learning & Instructor-led
Chassis 24 Months A4, A5 E-Learning & Instructor-led
Electrical Hybrid 24 Months A6 E-Learning & Instructor-led
Master 60 Months A1-A8 E-Learning & Instructor-led
Master Diagnostic Technician 24 Months A1, A6, A7, A8 E-Learning & Instructor-led

*Please refer to Toyota Technician Certification Requirements for complete details.


Eligibility: In order to participate in Toyota’s technician certification program, you must be entered into your dealership’s Staffmaster system with a primary job title of Line Technician, Technician Apprentice, Shop Foremen, Team Leader, or Lube Technician.

Important Note: In order to transfer ASE certification test credit into Toyota’s technician certification program, while registering you must select the option that allows ASE to send test information to Toyota. If permission is not allowed, you will not be properly credited for passing ASE tests in Toyota’s technician certification program. Similarly, if you do not provide ASE with your work experience information, you may not be properly credited in Toyota’s technician certification program.

Training & Certification Resources: For additional information on Toyota training course offerings, testing and certification information, please refer to the sites below. These resources can help you track your progress and promote your advancement in Toyota’s technician certification program.

If you have additional questions, please contact your Toyota Region/Private Distributor Training Manager.


If you have never registered for an ASE test, visit and select the Create myASE Account link in the myASE login box. You will then be prompted through several screens to provide information about yourself to set up your account.

Toyota and ASE have an agreement to allow ASE Certification status from the ASE website ( to transfer into Toyota's training website. To enable the transfer of your ASE credentials to Toyota's, you must:

  1. Log in to your myASE account.
  2. Select the Profile tab.
  3. Select the "Release my ASE status to others" checkbox and then select the Submit button.

If you have already created a myASE account, then:

  1. Log in to your myASE account.
  2. Select Company-Assigned ID.
  3. Select the Add Company-Assigned ID button.
  4. Select Toyota from the Company drop-down menu and enter your SPIN ID and then select Submit.
  5. Select the Profile tab to review your information and check on your release status. Confirm that your information is correct.
  6. Select the "Release my ASE status to others" checkbox and then select the Submit button.
  1. Log in to your myASE account.
  2. Select Store link.
  3. Select the checkbox(s) for the ASE Certification Test(s) for which you wish to test.
  4. After going through several prompts, you can schedule your appointment. If you have multiple tests to schedule, you may also select the "Select All" checkbox.
  5. Then you can Find the Test Center that is most convenient for you and select the Schedule an Appointment link to find available locations.
  6. Once you have scheduled your test appointments you will be directed to an Appointment Confirmation page where you should see the correct date/time for your ASE Certification test(s). Select either the Print Registration Ticket button to print your registration ticket, or select Continue to complete the registration process.

The results from ASE are imported from ASE on a weekly basis, but it can take up to four weeks for the University of Toyota to receive certification results after completion. If you have already provided ASE with your Toyota SPIN ID through myASE and your records have not transferred, please contact ASE at (703) 669-6600.

  • Certification Tests (except L1, L2, and L3): $53 each
  • Advanced Level Tests (L1, L2, and L3): $106 each
  • Recertification Tests (except L1, L2, and L3): $53 each. Recertification Tests fees are capped at $159, so the most anyone would pay to recertify in a single order is $193 – no matter how many recertification tests are purchased.
  • Registration Fee: $34 per order
  • Military Tactical Wheeled Vehicles (TWV) Test Fees: $85 each
  • ASE is required to collect sales tax on applicable purchases in AR, AZ, CA, CO, HI, MD, ME, NC, NE, NJ, NM, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA and WV.

Need Help?

If at any point you have trouble during the registration process for your ASE Certification test(s), email us at, or contact ASE Customer Service at 1-800-390-6789 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday-Friday, except holidays. Operators are here to help guide you through the registration process and answer any and all questions you may have.

ASE Contact information



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