THA 143: myASE Renewal APP – There’s an APP for That!
Kevin Lekas is the Project Manager for Special Testing Programs at ASE
Ron Meyer is the COO of Higher Learning Technologies (HLT) our app developer. HLT has an impressive story about their products in the nursing industry.
John Tisdale is the AVP at ASE. John has been on this project since inception. John has been with ASE for over 23 years and has a lot of historical insight about ASE.
Rudolph “Rudy” Mestaz is an ASE Recertified Master Automobile Technician with L1. He has been certified since 2006. He has 3 employers in his profile and all 3 of them are aftermarket. He is in southern California and has been a participant in the myASE Renewal program since the first couple
You get a free three-day trial so you can get a flavor of how the site works
You learn why the answer was incorrect and you get up to three chances to answer a similar questions if you fail to have the correct answer
Based on the certification you’ve earned you will receive one question per month. These are ‘core questions’
30 days later you will get another question (one per month per certification) Every correct question you earn a point and you can earn a one-year extension with eight points per certification. You can earn one point per month per certification if you get the question correct
A Master Technician will receive eight questions a month. One for each certification
Some questions seem manufacturer-specific
ASE replies that they are keeping with late-model technology and leading-edge tech
Learning moments happen when techs look into the answers they may have gotten wrong.
Test takers will learn why an answer is incorrect. The APP is the only vehicle that allows this learning opportunity
You can see others who have left comments.
A test can be taken on android, apple or even a desktop
Download the app on the Apple App Store or the Android Play store
Questions and content is being delivered separately for the app
ASE believes the app adds a higher level of value. Tests don’t teach the app will
ASE has not promoted the app because they continue to be in Beta. They continue to research acceptance of the app and spend time talking to the limited users
Many technicians have let their certifications lapse. This app may just help you get re-certified while learning as you go.
No time off work
No travel to a testing site
There is a private Facebook page for techs that have downloaded the app
ASE wants to focus on leading-edge technology, so there will be questions reflecting the new tech
A special thanks to Kevin Lekas,Ron Meyer,John Tisdale, and Rudolph “Rudy” Mestazfor their contribution to the aftermarket.
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