Free webinar today: introduction to lab scopes

by | Feb 7, 2023 | 0 comments

 The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is hosting a free webinar for service technicians on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 4:00 p.m. ET entitled “Introduction to Lab Scopes.”

James Wilson with ATech training will provide an introductory look at lab scopes and their role in today’s diagnostics. Topics include: 

  • DMM vs Lab scope
  • Types of Lab scopes
  • Lab scope terms
  • Settings to use 
  • Adjusting to get a good pattern
  • Primary automotive electrical signals
  • Serial/DATA/CAN 
  • Examples of waveform types

This is a video-based presentation. For the best results, ASE recommends attending this session on a desktop or laptop device. The use of mobile devices is not recommended.

For more information or to register, click here.

About the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

Established in 1972 as a non-profit organization, the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is a driving force in the transportation industry.

As an independent third party, ASE upholds and promotes high standards of service and repair through the assessment, certification and credentialing of current and future industry professionals, and the prestigious ASE Blue Seal logo identifies professionals who possess the essential knowledge and skills to perform with excellence. 

Today, there are approximately 220,000 ASE Certified professionals at work in dealerships, independent shops, collision repair shops, auto parts stores, fleets, schools and colleges throughout the country.

ASE offers three options for testing and recertification: in-person testing conducted days, nights and weekends at more than 450 secured, proctored Prometric test centers; the ASE renewal app for recertification of unexpired automobile certifications (A1-A9); and ProProctor remote testing for online recertification of all ASE tests, excluding L1 and L2.

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