The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence is a not for profit organization created to protect mechanics and consumers. The “ASE” promotes quality assurance in auto services by creating standards. The ASE exams and certifications are the benchmark in the automotive repair industry.

Visit the ASE website

Looking to become ASE certified? You need two years of experience or one year of on-the-job training plus a two-year degree. To maintain your certification, you need to be be retested every five years. Want to try a few ASE practice tests? Visit Mechanic Career Now Tests.

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ECPI Vocational & Degree Courses (VA, NC, SC, FL)

UTI Mechanics Technology Courses (USA)

NYADI Auto-Tech/Diesel/Collision Courses (NY)

PCI Electrician/Mechanic/HVAC Classes (New England)

These schools offer financial aid assistance, evening, weekend and online course¬†options. A quick Goolge search of “ASE mechanic salary” shows lots of jobs in the 50,000+ range. More mechanic training courses:

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