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:
Dec. 3-7, 2018
Jan. 7-11, 2019
Feb. 4-8, 2019
March 11-15, 2019
April 8-12, 2019
May 13-17, 2019

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:
December 11 & 13, 2018
February 11 & 13, 2019
April 15 & 17, 2019
May 28 & 30, 2019

TUITION: $90

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