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:

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.

ASA-Sponsored Educational Events – ASA provides numerous education opportunities on a national level, as well as regionally through ASA affiliate and local chapter events.

Affiliated Association Events

ASA, along with its affiliated associations and chapters located throughout the United States, hosts various educational events. For more information, visit an affiliate’s website.