Vehicle Safety Inspection Certification

Lancaster County Career & Technology Center, in cooperation with the PA Department of Transportation, provides the necessary information and testing for Auto Mechanics to
become licensed as PA State Inspection Mechanics. A Commonwealth of PA State Inspection certification card (MV 439) will be issued by the PA Department of Transportation upon successful completion of this course. Four different certification categories are available.

VEHICLE SAFETY INSPECTION CERTIFICATION CATEGORY 1 AND 2 COURSE

  • Category 1—Includes all passenger cars, trucks up to 17,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) and trailers up to 10,000 pounds GVW.
  • Category 2—Includes all motorcycles
  • Located at our Willow Street Campus

SHORT-TERM:
5 days/12 hours
Mon/Tues/Wed/Thu/Fri 4–8 PM

NOTES:
Tactile test time is scheduled by instructor for Thursday or Friday, dependent on number of students enrolled.

DATES:
Mar 5-9, 2018
Apr 2-6, 2018
May 7-11, 2018
Jun 4-8, 2018

TUITION:
The initial Category of licensing costs $175 (includes manual). Subsequent
Category (1 or 2) costs an additional $40

 

CATEGORY 3 COURSE

  • Includes heavy trucks over 17,000 pounds GVW, trailers over 10,000 pounds GVW, and all buses.
  • This course provides instruction on the use of inspection tools and equipment specific to Category 3 licensing.
  • Located at our Willow Street Campus

SHORT-TERM:
2 days/8 hours
Tue/Thu 4–8 PM

DATES:
Mar 13, 15, 2018 – Currently Full
May 15, 17, 2018

For information regarding tuition, fees and other program related expenses, click here

 

CATEGORY 4 ENHANCED INSPECTION COURSE

All vehicles requiring the submission of an MV-426 application for reconstructed, specially constructed, modified, collectible or street rod require the Enhanced Vehicle Safety Inspection.

  • Individuals who currently hold a valid Category 1 state inspection license are eligible to take this category of licensing.
  • Categories 1 and 4 cannot be taken at the same time.
  • Students must study the information provided by the DMV prior to testing.
  • Located at our Willow Street Campus

SHORT-TERM:
1 day/2 hours
Thu 6–8 PM

DATES:
TBD

TUITION:
$40