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Automotive Certification Courses

Auto Safety Inspection Certification

This eight-hour course certifies safety inspectors according to state law. The course includes lecture, lab and exit examination. The textbook is the North Carolina Transportation Division of Motor Vehicle Enforcement Section Manual. You may print it from the NCDOT website.

Upcoming Dates

Event NameEvent TypeWhenWhere
Auto SafetyCourseSeptember 14, 2015 - September 16, 2015
Mondays, and Wednesdays
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4213
Auto SafetyCourseOctober 12, 2015
Mondays
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
North Campus
Building – 200
Room – 215
Auto SafetyCourseNovember 9, 2015 - November 10, 2015
Mondays, and Tuesdays
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4213
Auto SafetyCourseDecember 2, 2015 - December 3, 2015
Wednesdays, and Thursdays
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4213

AUT-3200 Small Engine Mechanic

This course is designed to cover both four stroke and two stroke engine theory of both hand held and gasoline powered small engines. The students will gain knowledge on small engine fundamentals through seminars containing power points, text and work books and web base training from Honda and Briggs & Stratton. They will receive hands on experience with the tear down and inspection of Honda four stroke engine in accordance to manufacturer’s specifications. Students will then rebuild the engine and test run and tune to manufacturer’s specifications.

The course also covers servicing and troubleshooting of small engines. Students will be given an engine with a problem or issue and demonstrate how to troubleshoot and solve the issue with the engine. Students may use school engines or bring in their own engine for this section.

This course covers shop safety practices and the use of general and specialty hand and measuring tools. The course will also briefly cover jobs in the field of small engine repair.

Instructor: Dan Burns

Upcoming Dates

Event NameEvent TypeWhenWhere
AUT-3200 Small Engine MechanicCourseAugust 17, 2015 - November 30, 2015
Mondays
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
North Campus
Building – 200
Room – 230

OBD II Certification

This eight-hour course certifies vehicle inspectors in On-Board Diagnostics II Emissions testing procedures as established by state law. The course includes lecture, lab and exit examination. The textbooks are the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicle On-Board Diagnostics (OBD II) Emissions Certification Course Inspection Procedures Manual and the North Carolina Transportation Division of Motor Vehicle Enforcement Section Manual. You may print both from the NCDOT website (book one and two).

Upcoming Dates

Event NameEvent TypeWhenWhere
OBD II CertificationCourseSeptember 28, 2015 - September 29, 2015
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4213
OBD II CertificationCourseNovember 16, 2015 - November 17, 2015
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4213

OBD II Re-Certification

Students must have and bring to class proof of certification. This course recertifies vehicle inspectors in On-Board Diagnostics II Emissions testing procedures as established by state law. The course includes lecture, discussion and exit examination. The textbooks are the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicle On-Board Diagnostics (OBD II) Emissions Certification Course Inspection Procedures Manual and the North Carolina Transportation Division of Motor Vehicle Enforcement Section Manual. You may print both from the NCDOT website (book one and two).

Upcoming Dates

Event NameEvent TypeWhenWhere
OBD II RecertificationCourseSeptember 22, 2015
Tuesdays
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4213
OBD II RecertificationCourseOctober 13, 2015
Tuesdays
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
North Campus
Building – 200
Room – 215
OBD II RecertificationCourseNovember 6, 2015
Fridays
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4213
OBD II RecertificationCourseDecember 8, 2015
Tuesdays
1:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
North Campus
Building – 400
Room – 4213