Virginia University at Parkersburg
WVU Parkersburg to offer ASE certification exams.
CONTACT: Michele Wilson, coordinator, 304-424-8355.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
West Virginia University at Parkersburg will serve as a host site to administer computer-based Automotive Service Excellence certification exams to area residents. Testing will be offered this month and in August at the college's ACT Center.
ASE certification is a professional credential recognized in many automotive maintenance and repair positions. There are more than 400,000 ASE-certified professionals working in dealerships, service stations, collision repair shops, auto parts stores, machine shops, schools and other institutions throughout the country.
"The certification process is an important step in professional development," noted Michele Wilson, WVU Parkersburg ACT Center coordinator. "Having the ASE exams in computer-based form benefits automotive professionals by allowing more scheduling flexibility - including weekend options. Plus, candidates receive immediate feedback on their scores."
A total of 20 ASE exams will be available through WVU Parkersburg in three areas: automotive/light truck, advanced automotive engine performance and automobile parts.
Registration for the first round of tests will begin Tuesday (July 6) and continue until August 9. Testing will be available from July 19 through August 15. Registration may be accomplished by calling ASE at 800-525-6929. Additional information is available at the ASE help desk, 319-227-1433.
WVU Parkersburg's ACT Center offers computer-based certification and licensure, skill testing and in training services to individuals looking to enhance their employability. Additional information is available by contacting Ms. Wilson at WVU Parkersburg, 424-8355.
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