National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence
ASE promotes excellence in automotive repair and service. 330,000 Automotive Technician and Service Professionals hold ASE Certifications. ASE Certified Technicians work in every part of the automotive service industry.
ASE’s mission is to protect the automotive service consumer, shop owner, and the automotive technician. We certify the automotive technician professional so they can offer tangible proof of their technical knowledge. ASE Certification testing means peace of mind for auto service managers, customers.
In addition to passing an ASE Certification test, automotive technicians must have two years of on the job training or one year of on the job training and a two-year degree in automotive repair to qualify for certification.
Bureau of Automotive Repair, STAR licensed
The Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) licenses and contracts with several different types of Smog Check stations to meet the needs of consumers and their vehicles. Stations are required to post a sign so that consumers can easily identify them. Complete Car Care of Encinitas is licensed to perform tests and repairs of your vehicle’s smog device.
STAR stations are Smog Check stations that meet higher performance standards established by the Bureau of Automotive Repair.
State law requires that a percentage of vehicles have their Smog Check Inspection performed at a STAR station. If your DMV renewal notice states your vehicle requires a Smog Check at a STAR station, you can bring your vehicle to us.
Complete Car Care Encinitas is a proud affiliate of TireRack.com and the approved installer of tires purchased from TireRack in North County.