Community college offering automotive classes


Surry Community College is offering automotive classes in July for those interested in working in, or advancing their careers in, the automotive industry.

An Auto Safety Inspection – Initial Certification and Renewal class will be offered on Monday, July 17 and Wednesday, July 19 from 6 to 10 p.m. in Room V-113 of Surry Community College, 630 S. Main St., Dobson.

This eight-hour course prepares auto technicians and service personnel as safety inspectors for motor vehicles. The course covers regulations and test inspection procedures and is taught to ensure that the student understands the rules and regulations, can inspect a vehicle properly, and can successfully pass qualification exams for certification as a safety inspector at a licensed inspection station. Advance registration and payment of $71 are required.

An Auto NC OBD II Emissions Inspection Certification and Renewal class will be offered on Monday, July 31 and Wednesday, Aug. 2 from 6 to 10 p.m. in Room V-113 of Surry Community College in Dobson.

In this class, students learn the skills necessary to receive their On-Board Diagnostic Emissions inspection license; this certification is required for any automotive industry professional who wants to be able to conduct inspections on the majority of vehicles on the road today. Advance registration and payment of $71 are required.

For more information, or to register for any of these classes, call (336) 386-3398.

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