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Bevill State Hamilton Campus Automotive Program Receives Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Re-Accreditation

December 12, 2022

Bevill State Community College’s automobile technician-training program on the Hamilton Campus has received Master Automobile Service Technician re-accreditation through 2027 from the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Education Foundation. This is the highest level of program accreditation recognized by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. This certifies that Bevill State’s lead instructors are professionals and can provide advanced-level instruction that prepares students to take ASE Certification tests.  

The BSCC Vehicle Technology and Repair Program (VTR) prepares technicians for employment in new vehicle dealerships, independent repair establishments, auto body repair shops, fleet service centers, and rental organizations. Students are educated to work on current model vehicles in this comprehensive, Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified training program. Through classroom and lab activities, students gain the knowledge and experience necessary to obtain an Associate in Applied Science degree, long-term certificate, or short-term certificate (obtainable in three semesters), allowing them to pursue employment in vehicle repair industries. To learn more about Bevill State’s VTR Program visit www.BSCC.edu/programs/career-tech/vehicle-technology-repair.

The ASE Education Foundation is a non-profit organization that evaluates and accredits entry-level automotive technology education programs against standards developed by the automotive service industry. It develops career-readiness education for students that fuses together local partnerships, rigorous standard-based education, workplace experience, and mentorship. For more information, visit aseeducationfoundation.org. 

Accreditation through ASE Education Foundation signifies that a program meets the highest industry standards and speaks to the quality of the program’s faculty, curriculum, and overall operations. For local employers, it ensures a pool of highly trained entry-level technicians, whose education has been aligned with those industry standards. According to the ASE Education Foundation, accreditation is a five-step process in evaluating a college’s automotive service program, its structure, processes, resources, materials, and mission.

“Bevill State Community College is committed to delivering the highest standard of education across all of our programs,” said Dr. Joel Hagood, President of Bevill State Community College. “The successful ASE re-accreditation validates the hard work and commitment of Bevill State’s faculty in striving for program excellence.”

About Bevill State Community College (BSCC):
Bevill State Community College is a public, two-year, "open door" institution, committed to providing comprehensive education and educational support services for people in West Central Alabama and beyond. Bevill State is a member of the Alabama Community College System. Bevill State's four main campuses, and one instructional site, offer university parallel and applied technology educational opportunities to over one-quarter million people in a seven-county area. This service area spans over 4,600 square miles, from the Birmingham city limits to the Mississippi state line.

For more information contact Tana Collins-Allred at 800.648.3271 ext. 5742 or by email at tana.collins@bscc.edu.  Please visit our website at www.bscc.edu.