“The U.S. Department of Labor Statistics projects a 7 percent increase in employment for automotive service technicians and mechaCertified Entry-level Techniciannics nationwide from 2014 to 2024, a lack of qualified technicians could prevent these jobs from being filled.”
ASE Certified Entry-level Technician
Candidates training in secondary, post-secondary or entering the workforce can have the opportunity to earn the ASE Certification right in the classroom through a secure computer-based testing (CBT) or Internet Based Testing (IBT) with an authorized proctor. Candidates will receive immediate results and have the ability to print their own electronic certificate.
Automobile Service Technology
Heating and Air Conditioning
Maintenance and Light Repair
Manual Drive Train and Axles
Suspension and Steering
COLLISON REPAIR & REFINISH
Mechanical and Electrical
Non-structural Analysis and Damage Repair
Painting and Refinishing
Structural Analysis and Damage Repair
Brakes Diesel Engines
Steering & Suspension
The National Institute for Automotive Excellence (ASE) developed the certification exams in partnership with Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES), National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), and Automotive Training Managers Council.
There are two test windows each school/academic year, as follows:
August 1 - January 31
March 1 - June 30
Order Tests Online
Pay With Credit Card or Purchase Order
Site administrators and instructors in schools with active accounts can now use a credit card or purchase order to order tests online. Schools that have not tested previously must establish an account by placing an initial order using the order form link provided on this home page.