|Nickname||Automotive Service Excellence|
|Formation||June 12, 1972|
|Founded at||Washington D.C.|
|247,621 – Certified service professionals|
The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is a professional certification group that certifies professionals and shops in the automotive repair and service industry in the United States and parts of Canada. It is an independent, non-profit organization created in 1972 in response to consumers needing to distinguish between potentially incompetent and competent automotive technicians. The organization aims to improve the quality of vehicle repair and service through the testing and certification of repair and service professionals.
ASE offers certification tests for automotive professionals through Prometric Test Centers. These