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 or Fri 4–8 PM

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

DATES:
Nov 4-8, 2019 (FULL)
Dec 9-13, 2019 (FULL)
Jan 6-10, 2020
Feb 3-7, 2020
Mar 2-6, 2020
Apr 6-14, 2020
May 4-8, 2020

TUITION:
The initial Category of licensing costs $170.
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:
Nov 12 & 14, 2019 (FULL)
Apr 14 & 16, 2020
May 19 & 21, 2020

TUITION: $90

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