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Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

Certification Description
The ASE Damage Analysis and Estimating (B6) Test complements the other tests in the Collision Repair Test series that identify and recognize collision repair technicians and refinishers. This test is specially constructed and intended for those professionals who may not actually repair vehicles, but have the special knowledge needed to assess collision damage, estimate repair costs, and work with vehicle owners. The Damage Analysis and Estimating test is available in either Paper/Pencil or Computer-Based Testing format.

Certifying Organization
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence

Certification Details
● Education and Training Required? No
● Work Experience Required? Yes
● Either training or work experience required, but not both? No
● Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes
● Renewal Required? Every 5 Years
● Renew through Continuing Educational Units (CEU)? No
● Renew through Re-Examination? Yes
● Renew through Continuing Professional Development (CPD)? No
● Does applicant have a choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? No

Collision Repair and Refinish: Damage Analysis and Estimating Website

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