Professional Certification

Automotive Certification Courses

For more information, please contact Chris Hartley or the Navigation Station at 704-216-7222 or email coned@rccc.edu.

 

Upcoming Classes

Select the event below for more information on a class.

Mon 25

OBD II Certification

January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Feb 05

OBD II Certification

February 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Feb 08

Auto Safety

February 8 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Feb 12

Auto Safety

February 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Feb 16

OBD II Certification

February 16 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mar 17

Auto Safety

March 17 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mar 19

OBD II Certification

March 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mar 26

Auto Safety

March 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Apr 09

Auto Safety

April 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Apr 13

Auto Safety

April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Class Information

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 Safety and Emissions Inspection Regulations Manual. You may print it from the NCDOT website, but a copy of the manual is provided to each student at the beginning of class.
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

Hybrid Vehicle Overview & Basic Safety - NEW
Students will gain skills needed to understand hybrid vehicles, basic maintenance on hybrid vehicles, basic safety when working on hybrid vehicles and where to locate important information about hybrid vehicles.
OBD II Certification
This course now covers both initial certifications, as well as re-certifications. For re-certifications, students must have and bring to class proof of 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 textbook is Safety and Emissions Inspection Regulations Manual. You may print from the NCDOT website, but a copy of the manual is provided to each student at the beginning of class.