The employees of Van Handel Automotive have approximately 75 years of combined automotive technician experience. We employ quality ASE certified master technicians equipped with the latest technology and diagnostic tools. In addition, our service manager has 30 years of parts experience. We service all foreign and domestic cars and light trucks. Our staff of professionals is dedicated to create an efficient and pleasant auto repair experience. Van Handel Automotive was established in 2007. Formerly Sisters Car Care, this location has serviced the community of Sisters and the surrounding area for many years. We are always striving to further improve our available services and customer experience. We understand that your vehicle is a major investment. Therefore, we care for each customer’s vehicle as if it was our own. Come by and visit our clean and professional shop in Sisters, Oregon.
Van Handel Automotive is ASE-Certified: ASE is short for the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. Since 1972 this industry recognized independent non-profit organization has worked to improve the quality of vehicle repair and service by testing and certifying automotive professionals.
ASE promotes excellence in automotive repair and service. over 300,000 Automotive Technician and Service Professionals hold ASE Certifications. ASE Certified Technicians work in every part of the automotive service industry. ASE certifies the automotive technician and service professionals not the auto shops.
To protect the automotive service consumer, shop owner, and the automotive technician. ASE tests and certify automotive professionals so that shop owners and service customers can better gauge a technicians level of expertise before contracting the technician’s services. ASE certifies 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. The exams are not easy. Only two out of every three test-takers pass on their first attempt. To remain ASE certified professionals must be retest every five years to keep up with ever advancing automotive technology.
ASE Certification tests are written in workshops by a national panel of seasoned automotive industry professionals and executives, including working technicians, automobile manufacturers, aftermarket manufacturers, and educators. Not by any single person at ASE. Exams are segmented by sub-specialty such as automobile, medium/heavy truck, truck equipment, school bus, collision repair, and more. There are 40-plus exams each designed to discern the automotive service technician’s knowledge of job-related skills. See more @ www.ase.com