The ASE Entry-Level tests have been developed by the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence Educatoin Foundation in cooperation with SkillsUSA and are accredited by NATEF. These tests are well recognized and are the industry standard certifications for all automotive service technicians. Some employers require technicians to obtain ASE certifications as a condition of employment. The entry-level tests lay the foundation for students to begin a career as an automotive service technician.
Students who are enrolled in Automotive Body Technology II will have the opportunity to obtain the ASE Entry-Level Painting and Refinishing Certification. Students enrolled in Automotive Technology II will take the complete ASE Automobile series which includes 10 tests: Automatic Transmission/Transaxle, Automobile Service & Technology, Brakes, Electrical/Electronic Systems, Engine Performance, Engine Repair, Heating and Air Conditioning, Maintenance and Light Repair, Manual Drive Train and Axles, and Suspension and Steering. These tests will be given once during the end of the first semester and any retakes needed will be taken at the end of the second semester.