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Thursday Update: EFSC's Palm Bay Campus is open today, with all classes and exams taking place as scheduled. A power outage canceled late afternoon and evening classes and final exams at Palm Bay on Wednesday. Students should check with their instructors for any impact on Wednesday's Final Exam schedules. Updates will be posted here and on social media as needed.

Automotive Service Technology Industry Certification

National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE):
EFSC's Automotive Technology program meets the stringent requirements of ASE (National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence) and is ASE/NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) master certified in all eight areas of automotive service specialization. All instructors are ASE-certified in the areas they teach, and full-time instructors are ASE-certified master automotive technicians. Students are encouraged to take each ASE specialty certification test soon after completing the corresponding EFSC automotive course. ASE offers the certification tests eight times per year.

Ford Motor Company Certification:
EFSC offers the same training and certification available at Ford
factory schools. While enrolled in the courses at EFSC, students are required to attain the Ford Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) certificate. Ford MLR consists of Ford-accredited coursework in
Electrical and Electronic Systems, Heating and Air Conditioning, Suspension, Steering and Alignment, and Automotive Brake Systems with instruction from Ford-certified instructors. (Students must complete the MLR course work with a score of 80 or better.)