To help automotive professionals get the recognition they've earned, Lower Columbia College provides Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) testing and certification.

ASE stands for the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence, an independent non-profit organization working to improve the quality of vehicle repair and service by testing and certifying automotive professionals.

How to Register and Test

  1. Register and pay for your exam at ASE Registration or call ASE at (877) 346-9327
  2. Schedule your test online through our online scheduling system. Online scheduling provided by RegisterBlast.

You will need your ASE ID to schedule your exam (Example: ASE-1234-5678)

Costs and Fees

ASE Certification Test Fees (paid to ASE) at time of registration:

  • Registration fee to ASE: $36
  • Certification tests: $33 each (except L 1 and L2)
  • Advanced level tests: $66 each
  • Re-certification tests: $33 each (L 1 and L2 $66 each)
  • $99 fee cap for re-certification

 Call to Schedule
(360) 442-2353

  Testing Hours
Mon - Thur: 10 am - 5 pm

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