I am honored to serve as the 33 chairman of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). As a non-profit, cross-industry organization, ASE was chartered in 1972 to improve the quality of Automotive Service through voluntary technician certification. I believe that the mission of ASE is as important today as when it first began.
As a student in an automotive technology class, you are acquiring the basic skills and knowledge you’ll need to succeed as an entry-level technician. It’s a good beginning to what will become a familiar part of your chosen career. Ongoing training is as much a part of becoming a successful technician as a good set