Renton Technical College now Offering ASE Certification Exams

  • Published Tuesday, December 8, 2015

RENTON, Wash. – Renton Technical College is pleased to announce it is now a designated ASE or Automotive Service Excellence testing location.

“RTC has one of the oldest automotive repair training programs in the state. Over the years, we’ve trained many generations of automotive professionals. ASE testing is one of the most recognized symbols of quality in the automotive industry and we’re pleased to be a resource to the industry in yet another meaningful way,” said Gary Neil, a long-time faculty member and instructor in the college’s ITEC program.

Candidates must register through the ASE website to take any of the ASE certification tests. Candidates are then assigned a unique number, after which the individual may make an appointment at the RTC Testing Center. Fees are paid directly to ASE. There are no additional fees to RTC for testing.

The RTC Testing Center is located at 3000 NE 4th St., Renton, Charles DeMoss Building J-218. The building is wheelchair accessible. Parking is free. Pencils, calculator, and scratch paper are provided.

An approved photo ID is required for all testers. Testing is done on the computer and test results are available when the test is completed.

For more information concerning this certification testing, visit the ASE website at For information about RTC’s Testing Center, and all the standardized tests available to the public and students, visit, call 425-235-2352 ext. 5704, or e-mail

More about ASE:

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence was established in 1972 as a non-profit organization to help improve the quality of automotive service and repair through the voluntary testing and certification of automotive technicians and parts specialists. Today, there are more than 300,000 ASE-certified professionals at work in dealerships, independent shops, collision repair shops, auto parts stores, fleets, schools and colleges throughout the country. For more information about ASE, visit the Web site at


Direct all media inquiries to:

Melissa Rohlfs
Renton Technical College
Phone:  425.235.2356