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Pennsylvania State Inspection Certification

The College is authorized by PennDOT to administer an approved course of instruction to prepare, test, and certify automotive technicians for the Pennsylvania State Inspection Program.

NOTE: The Baseline exam must be completed by every new applicant who does not currently hold a valid state inspection license. The Category 1 exam covers cars, light trucks and light trailers. The Category 2 exam covers motorcycles and the Category 3 exam covers heavy-truck and heavy trailers. The fee covers one category only. Additional categories are also available for an additional fee and may be taken concurrently with the basic course or at a later date following completion of the basic course. If you wish to take any of these categories in combination, you must use a separate course reference number (CRN) for each when registering.

Safety Inspection Certification (Baseline)
PDS 7005 / Length: 21 hours
Cost: $150 

CRN 359 Mon & Wed
July 13-29
5:30-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 1449 Mon & Wed
Sept. 14-23
Saturday
September 26
5:30-9 p.m

8 a.m - 3 p.m

Marple
CRN 1500 Mon & Wed
Oct. 12 - 21
Saturday
October 24

5:30-9 p.m

8 a.m - 3 p.m

Marple
CRN 1501 Mon & Wed
Nov 30-Dec 9
Saturday
December 12

5:30-9 p.m

8 a.m - 3 p.m

Marple

Automobile Safety Inspection Certification (Category 1)
PDS 7000 / Length: 21 hours 
Cost: $50

CRN 360 Mon & Wed
July 13-29
5-8:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 494 Mon & Wed
September 14-23
Saturday
September 26

5:30-9 p.m

8 a.m - 3 p.m

Marple
CRN 495 Mon & Wed
October 12-21
Saturday
October 24

5:30-9 p.m

8 a.m - 3 p.m

Marple
CRN 496 Mon & Wed
Nov. 30-Dec. 9
Saturday
December 12
5:30-9 p.m
8 a.m - 3 p.m
Marple

Heavy Vehicle Inspection Certification (Category 3)
PDS 7002 / Length: 21 hours 
Cost: $70

CRN 148 Mon & Wed
July 13-29
5-8:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 802 Mon & Wed
September 14-23
Saturday
September 26

5:30-9 p.m

8 a.m-3 p.m

Marple
CRN 803 Mon & Wed
October 12-21
Saturday
October 24

5:30-9 p.m

8 a.m-3 p.m

Marple
CRN 804 Mon & Wed
Nov 30-Dec 9
Saturday
December 12

5:30-9 p.m

8 a.m - 3 p.m

Marple

Safety Inspection Recertification
The purpose of the course to help prepare students for the PA State Inspection recertification test. It will be held simultaneously with the Safety Inspection Certification class for three evenings.

PDS 7004 / Length: 10.5 hours
Cost: $75 

CRN 214 Mon & Wed
July 13-20
5-8:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 1243 Mon & Wed
September 14-21

5:30-9 p.m

Marple
CRN 1244 Mon & Wed
October 12-19

5:30-9 p.m

Marple
CRN 1245 Mon & Wed
Nov. 30-Dec. 7

5:30-9 p.m

Marple

EEIC Recertification
All Pennsylvania Emission technicians and Emission Repair technicians are required to recertify every two years. This course includes a review of current PA Emission regulations and the online exam. Note: Students must also purchase the online exam from the PA training portal at patrainingportal.com prior to the class. Students must bring their patrainingportal.com “9,000,000” number and their log-in information to class.

PDS 7011 / Length 4 hours
Cost: $95 

CRN 2264 Tues & Thurs
September 1-3
5:30-9:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 1914 Tues & Thurs
Sept. 29-Oct. 1
5:30-9:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 2265 Tues & Thurs
November 3-5
5:30-9:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 2266 Tues & Thurs
December 1-3
5:30-9:30 p.m. Marple

Motorcycle Safety Inspection Certification (Category 2)
PDS 7001 / Length: 21 hours 
Cost: $50

CRN 147 Mon & Wed
July 13-29
5-8:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 799 Mon & Wed
Sept 14-23
Saturday
September  26

5:30-9 p.m

8 a.m - 3 p.m

Marple
CRN 800 Mon & Wed
Oct. 12 - 21
Saturday
October 24

5:30-9 p.m

8 a.m - 3 p.m

Marple
CRN 801 Mon & Wed
Nov. 30-Dec. 9
Saturday
December 12

5:30-9 p.m

8 a.m - 3 p.m

Marple

Enhanced Safety Inspection (Category 4)
PDS 7003 / Length: 4 hours
Cost: $80

CRN 361 Tuesday
July 28
5-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 2262 Tuesday
September 15
5-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 2263 Tuesday
December 1
5-9 p.m. Marple

Pennsylvania Emissions Inspector Certification (EEIC) 
Focuses on the rules, regulations and proper techniques to perform the state required PA Emissions Inspections, mandated by the federal Environmental Protection Agency. Classroom training, a CBT challenge, and a proctored exam are required for a student to certify as an emissions inspector. NEW! Student must purchase a training manual, CBT challenge and online exam from the training portal at patrainingportal.com.

PDS 7009 / Length: 16 hours  | Cost: $275

CRN 124 Tues & Thurs
July 14-23
5-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 362 Tues & Thurs
August 4-13
5-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 492 Tues & Thurs
September 1-10
5:30-9:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 805 Tues & Thurs
September 29- Oct 8
5:30-9:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 493 Tues & Thurs
November 3-12
5:30-9:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 1497 Tues & Thurs
December 1-10
5:30-9:30 p.m. Marple

Emissions Retest 
Only one retest is allowed for a failed emissions course. Failure of a second test requires the student to retake and pass the entire original course to maintain Emissions Inspector status. 

PDS 7012 / Length 4 hours 
Cost: $45

CRN 363 Tuesday
July 21
5-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 364 Tuesday
August 11
5-9 p.m.  Marple
CRN 443 Tuesday
September 8
5-9 p.m.  Marple
CRN 1872 Tuesday
October 6
5-9 p.m.  Marple
CRN 1873 Tuesday
November 10
5-9 p.m.  Marple
CRN 1874 Tuesday
December 8
5-9 p.m.  Marple