Automotive: Vehicle Safety Inspection Course

The Safety Inspection course is a 16 hour standardized curriculum that provides the necessary training and testing for individuals performing vehicle safety inspections. MATC offers a combined 16 hour course for the certification in two of the three separate Vehicle Safety Inspector Certifications: Passenger Vehicles/ Light Trucks, Motorcycles In Utah there are three separate Vehicle Safety Inspector Certifications; Passenger Vehicles/Light Trucks, Motorcycles, and Heavy Trucks/Trailers/Buses.

MATC's 16 hour course only offers training for the certification in Passenger Vehicles/Light Trucks and Motorcycles. MATC does not offer a course for certification in Heavy Trucks/Trailers/Buses. Participants must score 80% or more on the final examination and performance checklist to achieve competency for the course and receive a certificate. Individuals who successfully complete the training will be eligible to apply for their Vehcile Inspection Certification from the Utah Department of Public Safety.

Certificates and Licensures

  1. MTECH Program Certificate in Vehicle Safety Inspection 
  2. Preparation to take the State of Utah Vehicle Emissions Test

Program Snapshot

  Registration Eligibility: Adults and high school seniors only.

  Registration Availability: TDB

  Program Length: 16 Hours.

  Times: Mornings, Afternoons and Evenings. See schedule details below.

  Locations: MTECH Lehi Main and Spanish Fork Campuses

  Financial Aid Eligible: This program is not eligible for Financial Aid or Veterans Assistance.


  High School Students: Students should coordinate with home high school counselors prior to registration.

  New Student Orientation: Students must complete the brief MTECH New Student Orientation prior to first day of class.  To learn more visit

Students need to be able to show that they have some mechanic experience.

  All students must have a valid driver's license, and is recommended to have a 10th grade competency level in Reading & English.

To receive state certification; student must be 18 years old, or 17 years old and enrolled in an automotive apprenticeship program.


SessionLocationRoomStart DateEnd DateStart TimeEnd TimeDays
Summer 2019LehiAuto Bldg7/15/197/18/196:00 pm10:00 pmM-Th
Fall 2019LehiAuto Bldg9/16/199/19/196:00 pm10:00 pmM-Th
Spring 2020LehiAuto Bldg2/17/202/20/206:00 pm10:00 pmM-Th
Spring 2020LehiAuto Bldg4/13/204/16/206:00 pm10:00 pmM-Th

Tuition and Fees

Registration Fee$0.00 
Program Fees$68.00 Includes State Certification fee
total:$101.60 All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.


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