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Automotive Safety Inspector (Maryland)

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Program Description

Maryland Safety Inspectors work in an automotive repair or service outlet. They inspect and monitor transportation equipment, vehicles or systems to ensure compliance with state regulations and safety standards.

CCBC offers two classes to help experienced automotive technicians prepare for Maryland’s written and hands-on safety inspection exams. These classes are not required for the exam, but are offered to help technicians prepare for the exams.

Program Outcomes

Successful Completion:

CCBC Credential:

Students will have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript). Students will be awarded a Continuing Education Workforce Training Certificate.  Students will be prepared to apply to take the state exam to become a Maryland Safety Inspector.

Certifying Organization:

Maryland State Police Automotive Safety Enforcement Division

Career Opportunities:

Automotive technicians can get multiple certifications and become master technicians or world class technicians. Technicians can also become supervisors, owners, inspectors and instructors.

Program Length

3 days

Courses are usually offered on Saturdays at CCBC Catonsville.

Program Requirements

Students must be experienced automotive technicians to register for classes.

Application Process

Open Entry – No screening or documentation required.

Program Course Sequence

1. Preparation for MD State Safety Inspection Test: ARP 294

  • Textbook/Materials:
    • Textbook provided in class

2. Maryland State Inspection Hands-On Test Preparation: ARP 732

  • Textbook/Materials:
    • Textbook provided in class.

Program Costs

  • Tuition/Fees: $648 (Tuition-$212/Fees-$436)
  • Textbook/Materials: N/A

Program Contact Information


Kathleen Hebbel     


Catonsville, BESS 100

Administrative Assistant:

Ollie Wright


Catonsville, BESS 100

Financial Aid and Payment Options

  • Continuing Education Opportunity Grant
  • Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)
  • Tuition Waiver for Senior Citizens and Individuals with Disabilities
  • Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
  • Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
  • Local Office of Workforce Development

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