Pre-Paint Productivity: Free service technician webinar from ASE; next Tuesday

Toronto, Ontario — The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is hosting a free webinar for service technicians on Tuesday, December 5 at 4:00 pm ET.  The name of the webinar is “Pre-Paint Operating Procedures for Increased Productivity,” and will feature guest speaker, Tim McKinney from ITW Evercoat who will show participants why proper […]

Certifying Safety: ASE announces EV, ADAS certification tests

Toronto, Ontario – The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) has recently announced new certification tests for electric and high-voltage vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS).  According to Trish Serratore, senior vice president of communications, the ADAS Specialist Certifications Test L4 requires completion of either the A6 Electrical and Electronic Systems, or the […]

ASE Expands: ASE certification testing expanding in Canada

Toronto, Ontario — The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), an organization that works to improve the quality of vehicle repair by testing and certifying automotive professionals has recently expanded its certification testing in Canada. This expansion was made possible through its acquisition of Vancouver-based Paragon Testing Enterprises by Prometric.  “Prometric has been a […]

Summer Studies: ASE test certification registration now open

Leesburg, Virginia — The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence’s (ASE) summer registration for certification tests is now open until September 30. The testing registration is available throughout the year via the ASE website. There are 50 ASE certification tests available and, following registration, there is a 90-day window to schedule an appointment to take […]

I-CAR and ASE agree to credit techs trained across each association’s programming

I-CAR President and CEO John Van Alstyne, pictured above, joined ASE President and CEO Tim Zilke in announcing an agreement had been reached between the two association's to recognize graduates of each other's programs.

By Mike Pickford Anaheim, California — August 11, 2016 — For the best part of the past two years, a pair of collision repair trainer associations has been locked in negotiations in an attempt to unify industry training, testing and certification. On Wednesday (August 10), the heads of both I-CAR and ASE announced an agreement […]