Automotive Safety Inspector (Maryland), Continuing Education Certificate

Maryland Safety Inspectors work in an automotive repair or service outlet. They inspect and monitor transportation equipment, vehicles or systems to ensure compliance with state regulations and safety standards.

CCBC offers two classes to help experienced automotive technicians prepare for Maryland's written and hands-on safety inspection exams. These classes are not required for the exam, but are offered to help technicians prepare for the exams.

Program objectives

Successful Completion:

CCBC Credential:

Students will be awarded a Continuing Education Workforce Training Certificate, and will have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript). 

Certifying Organization:

Maryland State Police Automotive Safety Enforcement Division

www.mdsp.org

Students will be prepared to apply to take the state exam to become a Maryland Safety Inspector.

Financial Aid and Payment Options

  • Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)
  • Tuition Waiver for Senior Citizens and Individuals with Disabilities
  • Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
  • Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
  • Local Office of Workforce Development

Program Length

3 days

Courses are usually offered on Saturdays at CCBC Catonsville.

Program Requirements

Students must be experienced automotive technicians to register for classes.

Application Process

Open Entry – No screening or documentation required.

Program Course Sequence

Course Number

Course

Title

Course Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)

Costs

T=Tuition/F=Fees

ARP 294

Preparation for MD State Safety Inspection Test

 

6

Textbook provided in class.

$249

T-$87/F-$162

ARP 732

Maryland State Inspection Hands-On Test Preparation

16

Textbook provided in class.

$399

T-$125/F-$274

Course Series:

22

 

$648

T-$212/F-$436

Additional Information

Career Opportunities:

​Automotive technicians can get multiple certifications and become master technicians or world class technicians.  Technicians can also become supervisors, owners, inspectors and instructors.

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Program Contact Information

Program Coordinator:                       

Nancy Kukay

nkukay@ccbcmd.edu     

443-840-4171    

Catonsville, BESS 100

 

Administrative Assistant:

Ollie Wright

owright@ccbcmd.edu

443-840-4476

Catonsville, BESS 100