The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence, known by the initials ASE, is a nationally recognized testing and certification program for auto repair technicians. Their website, www.ase.com is a valuable resource for information not just for technicians but for shop owners and car owners as well. For techs, the website offers testing dates, categories for certification, study guides and tips for successfully passing the tests. They can also order patches, plaques and other display material to let people know they are proud to be certified. For shop owners, it provides resources for becoming recognized for employing highly trained and certified technicians. Signs and badging to be displayed to make it easy for customers to find reputable shops that employ ASE certified techs. For car owners, there is lots of information to choose from. From getting good auto repair, to finding a repair shop in their area, to a Blue Seal Spotlight that highlights the best of the best and resources and tips for when things go wrong. So if your behind the wheel, look for the seal and take some stress and strain out of the frustration of car repair.
September 28, 2013