BAR Approved Smog Check Repair Technician Update Courses
Smog Check repair technicians are required to complete 16 hours of update training every two years as part of the license renewal process. The Smog Check Repair Technician Update Training course is intended to provide licensee continuing education on automotive technology and related diagnostic and repair practices. Training topics vary by course. Our current course is The UT74PHEV Technology and Safety class was developed to teach technicians how to safely service high voltage vehicles according to Federal Safety Standards. The course will broaden the student’s understanding of EV components, tools, safety and procedures such as glove use and other protocols required by SAE and OSHA.
Level 2 Inspector
This course is a 30-hours in length and is designed for Inspector applicants and covers the following topics: Safety(personal, shop, equipment and vehicle operations); Administrative requirements of Smog Check; Equipment Maintenance; Smog check inspection procedures; Emissions testing procedures; Smog Check inspection procedures; and General Inspection results when completing a Smog Check inspection. Students must successfully pass a series of hands-on assessments and pass a written examination.