AERA MEMBER BENEFITS
As an AERA member, you have toll-free access to our ASE-certified Master Machinists to help you find answers to tough technical questions. Visit our TECH CENTER to learn more…
PROSIS PRO utilizes the latest interactive web technology to help you find engine specs efficiently, accurately and easily. This new web application encompasses all the features of our original PROSIS, PROSIS SA and PROSIS Web programs. PROSIS PRO allows you the full functionality of a desktop version with a faster, more efficient, web-based framework. Only available to AERA members. 30-day free trial included with membership; additional fee after trial period ends.
You will receive Engine Professional magazine on a quarterly basis. This publication is packed with highly technical, application-driven articles that will help you and your business thrive.
You will receive one copy of each of our five specification manuals: Cylinder Head and Block, Connecting Rod, Crankshaft, Flywheel and Valve Lash, as well the current edition of our Failure Analysis Manual. That's a total of six manuals — FREE! (A $475.00 value!!)
AERA offers a comprehensive online training program (not just a test) leading to diploma-quality certificates in Cylinder Heads and Engine Machinist. Technicians who successfully earn either certificate will hold proof that they have a professional understanding of automotive machining fundamentals, measuring tools, shop safety, fasteners, engine theory, engine diagnosis, engine disassembly, component cleaning, inspection, crack detection and repair, component reconditioning and cylinder head and block resurfacing.
Regional conferences provide technical presentations and unique shop skills instruction to all who attend. Along with the outlined technical programs, leading manufacturers of engine building/rebuilding tools, supplies, services, parts and machinery are invited to attend these conferences. Meeting suppliers in a relaxed atmosphere is a great way to begin lifelong relationships that will help you prosper.
Grants to attend Tech & Skills Regional Conferences
The Engine Rebuilders Educational Foundation (EREF) will provide grant money to students enrolled in engine rebuilding classes who register for a Tech & Skills Regional Conference. The scholarship is limited to FIVE selected students each regional conference. This amount, up to $175 per student, will include the registration fee and can be used to pay for gas, hotel and meals. The student must attend and will be reimbursed after providing us with receipts, after the seminar is held. The student is requested to get an instructor signature on the form to verify attendance at a member school. Click here for an Application Form.
Special Discounts from AERA Corporate Partners
AERA has partnered up with a number of companies to help AERA members reduce costs by offering special discounts on credit card processing, insurance, shipping, utilities and conferencing.
- BASYS Credit Card Processing Program
- UPS® Savings Program
- AERA Freight Savings Program (small parcel and LTL shipping discounts)
- Sentry Insurance (business insurance plans)
- Member Conferencing Program from InterCall
- Lower Electric and Natural Gas Bills
- AERA Affinity Program for Canadian Members (health, dental, life, travel insurance and more)
A Voice in Washington
A voice in Washington, D.C. helps keep government representatives informed of our industry’s interests.