PennDOT - Safety Inspection Mechanic Training

This Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Safety Inspection Mechanic training course instructs participants to inspect motor vehicles under the Vehicle Equipment and Inspection Regulations. Both written and hands-on tactile examinations must be passed for successful completion of the course. All materials are provided. Bring photo ID/driver's license to class.

Safety Inspection Cat III licenses (Buses/Trucks) will only be available during the months of April thru September.  

Note: The 60-minute tactile exam is scheduled additionally at a designated time and date after the last class date. If registering online, download a copy of the training manual and review before the start of class or pick up your copy at Main Campus, Center for Business and Industry room C1-09.

Course Dates and Times

Date and Times Location Course Cost/Fees
Saturdays
Apr. 10, 2021 to Apr. 17, 2021
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
(1 hour lunch break)
Main Campus, 
Center for Business and Industry
$170
Saturdays
May 15, 2021 to May 22, 2021
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
(1 hour lunch break)
Main Campus, 
Center for Business and Industry
$170
Saturdays
Jul. 17, 2021 to Jul. 24, 2021
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
(1 hour lunch break)
Main Campus, 
Center for Business and Industry
$170
Saturdays
Aug. 14, 2021 to Aug. 21, 2021
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
(1 hour lunch break)
Main Campus, 
Center for Business and Industry
$170
Saturdays
Sept. 11, 2021 to Sept. 18, 2021
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
(1 hour lunch break)
Main Campus, 
Center for Business and Industry
$170
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Oct. 19, 2021 to Oct. 28, 2021
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
(last class ends at 9 PM)
Main Campus, 
Center for Business and Industry
$170
Saturdays
Nov. 13, 2021 to Nov. 20, 2021
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
(1 hour lunch break)
Main Campus, 
Center for Business and Industry
$170
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Dec. 7, 2021 to Dec. 16, 2021
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
(last class ends at 9 PM)
Main Campus, 
Center for Business and Industry
$170

 Course Hours: 10 Hours + 1 Hour Exam