COVID-19 College Update | March 31, 2020


In accordance with Governor Wolf’s directive, the College’s physical campuses and centers will remain closed through April 30. However, all courses, student support services and College operations are occurring remotely. The College continues to serve students and the communities of Delaware and Chester Counties. Please visit dccc.edu/coronavirus for more information.
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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 2207 Mon & Wed
March 23-April 8
5:30-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 2209 Mon & Wed
May 4-13
Saturday
May 16
MW: 5:30-9 p.m.
S: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Marple

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

CRN 2359 Mon & Wed
March 23-April 8
5:30-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 2202 Mon & Wed
May 4-13
Saturday
May 16
MW: 5:30-9 p.m.
S: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Marple

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

CRN 1391 Mon & Wed
March 23-April 8
5:30-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 2204 Mon & Wed
May 4-13
Saturday
May 16
MW: 5:30-9 p.m.
S: 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 1853 Mon & Wed
March 23-30
5:30-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 2205 Mon & Wed
May 4-11
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 2638 Wednesday
April 29
5-9 p.m. Marple

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

CRN 1390 Mon & Wed
March 23-April 8
5:30-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 2203 Mon & Wed
May 4-13
Saturday
May 16
MW: 5:30-9 p.m.
S: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Marple

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

CRN 1393 Wednesday
April 22
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 278 Tues & Thurs
April 7-16
5:30-9:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 1392 Tues & Thurs
May 5-14
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 2633 Tuesday
April 14
5:30-9:30 p.m. Marple