Benefits of Accreditation

Accreditation of an automotive training program brings with it program credibility, prestige, recognition, and overall program improvement. The accreditation process benefits everyone: schools, students, future employers, and the automotive service industry. Specific benefits of program accreditation are noted below:

    For schools, program accreditation:
  • Increases potential for funding from public and corporate sources
  • Provides a mechanism for recruiting students based on demonstrated program excellence
    For students:
  • Provides a means of identifying quality programs meeting national standards
  • Ensures that training received is current, complete, and applicable
    For employers:
  • Ensures a pool of well-trained' entry-level technicians
  • Encourages involvement with the schools through the advisory committee
    For the automotive service industry:
  • Encourages respect for professions within automotive service
  • Increases professionalism within the industry


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