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Owensboro Community and Technical College has been named as a new Prometric Satellite Test Center. This designation expands exam offerings and ensures the security, quality and reliability of the industry specific exams. OCTCs initial offering will be for ASE Certification Tests for area automotive technicians. ASE, is short for the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. ASE is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to improve the quality of the vehicle repair and service industry by testing and certifying automotive professionals. Take advantage of our local test center by registering for a certification testing today. Interested automotive professionals can register at ase.com or call Prometric at 1-877-346-9327. Once registration is complete, you will receive an ASE Eligibility Number, then contact Christi Bowman the OCTC Coordinator of Assessment Services at 270.686.4456 or via e-mail at christi.bowman@kctcs.edu, to schedule your exams. These tests will be administered at the OCTC Downtown Campus, 1501 Frederica Street, Owensboro.

OCTCs transportation programs teach ASE industry recognized standards to our students and now we have an opportunity to allow them convenient access to become ASE credentialed. Our industry partners recognize and appreciate the ASE standards and certifications because this raises the bar on service. Our goal is for our students to become the most sought after technicians in the industry. The ability for them to sit for the ASE exam at their home campus gives them access to an additional tool they can include on their resume, thus setting them apart to employers commented Mike Rodgers, OCTC Associate Dean of Transportation Technologies.

Prometric, is a trusted provider of technology-enabled testing and assessment. Its market-leading test development and test delivery solutions allow clients to develop and launch global testing programs as well as accurately measure program results and data. Prometric reliably develops, delivers and administers more than 10 million tests a year on behalf of approximately 400 clients in the academic, financial, government, healthcare, professional, corporate and information technology markets. It delivers tests flexibly via the Web or by utilizing a robust network of more than 10,000 test centers in more than 160 countries.