Vehicle Safety Inspection

Next class starts: 4/24/2023

View full schedule here.

Registration Eligibility: Adults & High School Seniors

High school students must be age 16 or older.Learn more.

Transfer Credit Opportunity

Credit hours for completing this program can be transferred to UVU. Learn more.


Lehi Trades & Tech Building
Spanish Fork Auto Building


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MTECH’s  Safety Inspection course is a 16 hour standardized curriculum that provides the necessary training and testing for individuals performing vehicle safety inspections. 

MTECH 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.

MTECH’s 16 hour course only offers training for the certification in Passenger Vehicles/Light Trucks and Motorcycles. MTECH does not offer a course for certification in Heavy Trucks/Trailers/Buses. 

Upon completion of the program, 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 Vehicle Inspection Certification from the Utah Department of Public Safety.

For more information, contact the Program Coordinator.
Laddy Penovich

Adults and high school seniors only.

Registration Fall 2022 opens April 20, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. online on the MTECH Student Portal and remains open until classes are full. It is recommended to create your MTECH Student Portal account in advance.

  • Students should coordinate with home high school counselors prior to registration.
  • 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.
Summer 2022
Lehi Trades & Tech1107/18/20227/21/20226:00 PM10:00 PMM – TH
Fall 2022
Lehi Trades & Tech1109/19/20229/22/20226:00 PM10:00 PMM – TH
Spring 2023
Lehi Trades & Tech1104/17/20234/20/20236:00 PM10:00 PMM – TH
Summer 2023
Lehi Trades & Tech1106:00 PM10:00 PMM – TH
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Total hours: 16

Course NameCourse HoursTuition ($2.10/hour)Course Fees
Vehicle Safety Inspection16$33.60$68.00
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Application Fee: $0.00Tuition/Fees Subtotal:$101.60
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  • State of Utah Safety Inspection Certification
At MTECH, you will join an exclusive group of graduates who benefit from a commitment to excellence shared by everyone at the school. From instructors who deliver a relevant, industry-driven curriculum to academic and career counselors focused on ensuring you have the tools you need to succeed, we all share the same goal: your success as a student.

Vehicle Safety Inspection

Program length
1 week
Total cost
Lehi Trades & Tech Building
Spanish Fork Auto Building
Program length
1 wk
Total cost
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