National Credential

AS-Aviation Support Equipmentman / School Bus Technician - Electrical/Electronic Systems (S6) Analysis


Military Training: AS-Aviation Support Equipmentman
Certification: School Bus Technician - Electrical/Electronic Systems (S6)  GI Bill resource Navy Bucks
Certifying Agency: National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

Renewal Period: 5 years

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), School Bus Technician - Electrical/Electronic Systems (S6) certification is for technicians who possess knowledge and skills in general electrical/electronic system diagnosis, battery diagnosis and service, and diagnosis and repair of the starting system, charging system, lighting systems, and gauges and instrument warning devices. Candidates must meet experience requirements and pass a written exam.

More information can be found on the certifying agency's website.

School Bus Technician - Electrical/Electronic Systems (S6)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Attainability:    high

Eligibility Requirements (View Details)

  • Credential Prerequisite
  • Experience: 2 years
  • Education
  • Training
  • Membership
  • Other
  • Fee

Note: This credential may have multiple options for a Service member to meet eligibility requirements. Requirements listed here are based on the minimum degree required. To view other options, see the Eligibility tab.

Exam Requirements (View Details)

  • Written Exam
  • Oral Exam
  • Practical Exam
  • Performance Assessment

Exam Administration (View Details)

  • In-person exam
  • Remote proctored on-line exam
  • Third-party test vendor

RECERTIFICATION SUMMARY

Renewal Period: 5 years

  • Continuing Education
  • Exam
  • Continuing Education OR Exam
  • Fee
  • Other

AGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION

National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

1503 Edwards Ferry Road, NE
Suite 401
Leesburg, VA  20176

Phone: (800) 390-6789

Fax: (703) 669-6127
Email: contactus@ase.com

Training and/or Experience REQUIREMENTS

Note: Formal training is just one method of gaining the knowledge required to pass a credential exam. Other factors that might impact your success in passing the exam can include prior service education, training, and experience; military voluntary education (e.g., coursework, degrees); and on-the-job training and experience.

Navy Education/Training System Overview

Written Exam



Written Exam Table 1 of 2

Full = Navy Training fully covers the exam topic
Part = Navy Training partially covers exam topic
(EMPTY) = Navy Training does not cover exam topic


Written Exam Table 2 of 2

Full = Navy Training fully covers the exam topic
Part = Navy Training partially covers exam topic
(EMPTY) = Navy Training does not cover exam topic


There are a number of resources available to help you prepare for the School Bus Technician - Electrical/Electronic Systems (S6) examination:

An additional resource is O'Reilly Learning Safari Books Online, a searchable digital library that provides online access to thousands of books, training videos and conference sessions. See the Educational Resources section on the Related Sites page here on COOL to learn how to get free access.

  • Exam Administration

    Credential exams may be administered in-person at a testing site, proctored on-line remotely, or have options for both. If an exam is administered through a test vendor, the third-party test vendor box will be checked. The following test administration options apply to the School Bus Technician - Electrical/Electronic Systems (S6) credential where checked:

    • In-person exam
    • Remote proctored on-line exam
    • Third-party test vendor
  • For more information on the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) testing process, visit the agency website.

RECERTIFICATION

School Bus Technician - Electrical/Electronic Systems (S6)

Renewal Period: 5 years

The School Bus Technician - Electrical/Electronic Systems (S6) credential has the following recertification information:

  • To recertify, School Bus Technician - Electrical/Electronic Systems (S6) certification holders must pass a recertification test and pay a recertification test fee every five years.

Additional considerations for the School Bus Technician - Electrical/Electronic Systems (S6) include:

  • Those who are certified in tests S1- S6 are recognized as Master School Bus Technicians. Additional information can be found on the ASE website.

In Demand

This certification is considered in demand. The U.S. Department of Labor sponsored CareerOneStop's analysis indicates the certification is frequently mentioned in online job postings.

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Gap Analysis

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LaDR

This credential is recommended on the rating Learning and Development Roadmap (LaDR) for Sailors currently in the pay grade indicated on the icon, BUT MAY BE TAKEN BY SAILORS IN OTHER PAY GRADES.

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COOL Bucks

See your installation Education Service Officer for credential exam information and coordinating instructions.

Navy Bucks

Credential voucher or reimbursement for credential exam, re-certification, or maintenance fee has been approved for payment through the Navy's Credential Program Office. To get a voucher request form, click Menu at the top of any page, then click "2 Complete Voucher and Apply" under Credentialing Steps.

National Certification

Some

Credential is related to some tasks associated with the duties of the military occupation (at least one critical task but less than 80%)

Most

Credential is directly related to most of the major duties associated with the military occupation (at least 80%)

Other

Credential is related to this military occupation, but is more advanced or specialized and therefore will likely require additional education, training, or experience

GI Bill®

Reimbursement for exam fees has been approved for payment through the GI Bill.

Note: GI Bill approval data is updated quarterly. For the latest information, visit the WEAMS Licenses/Certifications Search page. Make sure to select "Both" in the LAC Category Type drop-down before searching.

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ANAB (ANSI)

This credential has been accredited by ANAB (ANSI).

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ICAC

This credential has been accredited by ICAC.

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ABSNC

This credential has been accredited by ABSNC.

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NCCA

This credentialing program has been accredited by NCCA.

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IAS

This credential has been accredited by IAS.

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Low

May be difficult to attain: minimum education requirement is a Bachelor's degree, and/or minimum experience is 10 or more years.

Note: In some cases “years of experience” refers to time actively on duty or while holding a certain occupation or prior certification and not always in consecutive calendar years. Additional years required for certain preliminary stages may not be included in this classification. For requirements measured in hours, 1080 hours was considered a year. For days, 365 days was considered a year. Please review all prerequisites and requirements for eligibility, and additional information for details.

Medium

Moderate ease of attainment: minimum education requirement = Associate's and/or prerequisite and/or minimum experience = more than 2 years and less than 10 years of experience.

Note: In some cases “years of experience” refers to time actively on duty or while holding a certain occupation or prior certification and not always in consecutive calendar years. Additional years required for certain preliminary stages may not be included in this classification. For requirements measured in hours, 1080 hours was considered a year. For days, 365 days was considered a year. Please review all prerequisites and requirements for eligibility, and additional information for details.

High

Highly attainable: minimum education requirement = HS or less and/or minimum experience = 2 years or less experience and no additional requirements.

Note: In some cases “years of experience” refers to time actively on duty or while holding a certain occupation or prior certification and not always in consecutive calendar years. Additional years required for certain preliminary stages may not be included in this classification. For requirements measured in hours, 1080 hours was considered a year. For days, 365 days was considered a year. Please review all prerequisites and requirements for eligibility, and additional information for details.

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Updated: January 29, 2021
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