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3/23/2006

Eastern Arizona College designated as ASE certification testing site

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By Lori Dugan

THATCHER, AZ —The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) will offer its full complement of ASE certification tests for automotive/diesel repair professionals and parts specialists this spring at Eastern Arizona College over the course of three evenings: May 9, 11, and 16, 2006, at 6:45 p.m. in South Campus Classroom #3.

The tests will be given at over 700 locations throughout the United States and Canada. The registration deadline is March 31, 2006.

ASE offers certification tests in the following specialties: Automobile, Automobile Service Consultant, Medium/Heavy Truck, Truck Equipment, Collision Repair and Refinish, Engine Machinist, Alternate Fuels/CNG, Parts Specialist, School Bus, and Advanced Series.

Registration information for the actual ASE certification tests can be obtained by writing to ASE, 101 Blue Seal Dr., S.E., Suite 101, Leesburg, VA 20175; by calling the ASE toll-free information line at 1-888-273-8378; by calling ASE Customer Service at (703) 669-6600; or by visiting ASE’s website at www.ase.com. When you register to take the test at EAC, make sure you request EAC’s test center code #8753. Catalogs of ASE Tests containing sample questions, test specifications, task lists, and references to study materials, can be viewed or downloaded at no charge from the ASE website as well.

ASE was founded in 1972 as an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of automotive service and repair through the voluntary testing and certification of automotive professionals. ASE-certified professionals wear blue and white ASE insignia and carry credentials listing their exact areas of certification. Their employers often display the blue and white ASE sign. Over 400,000 professionals hold ASE credentials.

For more information, contact Brian Coppola, Division Chair and Automotive Instructor at Eastern Arizona College at (928) 428-8435.