Grossmont-Cuyamaca Corporate College


Smog Inspector Training

California Bureau of Automotive Repair Approved Emission Training Program

Car repair

The Grossmont Cuyamaca Community College District offers continuing education courses for Smog Technicians through its Corporate College. All classes occur at the Cuyamaca College Automotive Complex.



Smog Check Update Training

This course is designed to familiarize students with a standardized diagnosis approach to vehicle smog failures. Students will understand how to utilize the BAR Diagnostic Data Form to create a comprehensive diagnostic strategy which will result in repairs with long lasting effectiveness. Discussion of the variety of diagnostic tests and real-life lab scenarios are designed to inform students about the complete diagnostic approach process. Upon course completion, students will be able to understand the advantage to using the Diagnostic Data Form to make efficient and cost effective emission repairs within the BAR guidelines, and deliver an exceptional service experience though out the repair process when assisting consumers who vehicle failed the Biennial smog inspection.

This course meets the 16 hours of automotive technology update training required every two years for license renewal. Cuyamaca College is at a BAR-Certified School.

To pass an update course, students will be required to:

  • Complete all home work assignments
  • Successfully complete all laboratory assignments
  • Attend all scheduled course hours
  • Pass course examination – (minimum score is 70%)

NOTE: You must bring picture identification and smog license number (if you have a license) to class.

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