Pennsylvania State Inspection Certification

                      CATEGORY 3 NOW OFFERED!!

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. Student is responsible to bring writing utensil, driver's license, and book (received upon registration) to class each night. Pre-registration is required.

A score of 70% is required on written exams to proceed to the category tactile test(s). If the baseline test is failed, the student may retake the entire course on the next offered date at the cost of $99.00. If the category 1 test is failed there will be a $40 re-test fee. If the tactile is failed there is a $55.00 re-test fee. The tactile test will be scheduled individually between the instructor and the student. Must hold valid driver’s license and must be at least 18 years of age.

SPRING 2020 PA Safety Inspection Mechanic Training dates:
Feb 10-24, 2020                                  Monday & Wednesday Nights  5:30-9:30pm 
Mar 16-30, 2020                                  Monday & Wednesday Nights 5:30-9:30pm
Apr 20 - May 4, 2020                          Monday & Wednesday Nights 5:30-9:30pm


To register for any of the upcoming sessions, please print and complete (in ink) the following forms:


Registration & Payment Form

MV-409s  (Category 4 Enhanced or Certified Document Reviewer only)

Bring these forms and payment, along with a copy of your current valid driver's license to the Lenape Adult Ed office to register, or phone 724-763-5916 for more details. Upon registration, student will receive the appropriate text for the class. 

PLEASE NOTE: Those that hold an IID or Occupational Limited driver's license are ineligible for this class.

This class is WIOA approved.

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Lenape Technical School, an equal opportunity employer, shall not discriminate in their educational programs, activities or employment practices based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, ancestry or any other legally protected classification.  Publication of this policy is in accordance with state and federal laws including Title VI of the Civil Rights of 1964,  Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act.  Inquires should be directed to the Special Programs Coordinator, 503/504 / ADA Coordinator, and Title IX Coordinator, Lenape Tech, 2215 Chaplin Avenue, Ford City, PA  16226.  Telephone: 724-763-7116