Professional Certification

Automotive Certification Courses

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

 

Upcoming Classes

Aug 20

OBD II Certification

August 20 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Aug 23

Auto Safety

August 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sep 03

Auto Safety

September 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sep 06

OBD II Certification

September 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sep 11

Small Engine Repair

September 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Oct 07

Auto Safety

October 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Oct 14

OBD II Certification

October 14 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oct 21

Auto Safety

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Nov 08

Auto Safety

November 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Nov 15

OBD II Certification

November 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 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.