Education & Events
Shop Owners & Technicians: Continuing Your Education
Many independent shop owners turn to ASA for information about management education and technical training to enhance their business and train their technicians. As a member of ASA, you will find resources that can help you improve your management skills and operate a more profitable business.
In addition, ASA’s publications and resources give you instant access to information such as technical articles, training seminars and important legislative and industry information.
ASA and its partners offer a number of continuing education opportunities:
ASA’s Webinar Wednesdays is a year-long series of free, hour-long webinars for members and nonmembers that will air on the third Wednesday of each month.
The live versions of the webinars will be free to all ASA members, registered collision shops and mechanical repair shops. The recorded versions of the webinars will only be available to ASA members.
Automotive Management Institute (AMi)
The Automotive Management Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing industry-recognized professional management designations, certificates and career paths to the service and collision repair segments of the automotive industry. AMi collaborates with training providers across the industry, reviewing, recognizing and awarding credit hours for quality management and leadership education.
The organization manages the industry’s respected “Accredited Automotive Manager” (AAM) professional designation and in 2016 introduced new certificates and designations in Office Management and Master-level Accredited Automotive Manager (AMAM).
ASA-Sponsored Educational Events
ASA provides numerous education opportunities on a national level, as well as regionally through ASA affiliate and local chapter events.