Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

OBD Emission Control Inspection

OBD Emission Control Inspection

This 8-hour course is designed to prepare auto technicians and service personnel to become OBD emission inspectors for motor vehicles. Course topics include regulations and test inspection procedures required by the NC DMV - Enforcement Selection - for OBD emission inspectors. Upon completion, a student should have knowledge of the rules, regulations and procedures for OBD emission inspections, is able to inspect a vehicle properly and is prepared to sit for the state certification exam.

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Admission Requirements

No additional requirements for this course.


In accordance with the North Carolina Community College System, tuition for this occupational extension continuing education course is $72.

Future Classes

The OBD Emission Control Inspection course is taught throughout the year. Visit the Online Schedule page to see when OBD Emission Control Inspection classes are scheduled.



Licensure: Authorization granted to CCC&TI to provide instruction within another state does not imply or provide guarantees of any kind that an individual will be granted professional licensure by another state as a result of completing coursework at CCC&TI or receiving professional licensure in North Carolina. It is the sole responsibility of the individual/student to determine whether another college or license-awarding agency in another state will accept CCC&TI coursework and/or award licensure through a reciprocity agreement with the State of North Carolina.


For Additional Information:
Contact the Continuing Education and Workforce Development Department at 828.726.2242.
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