WOULD YOU like to become a License "Smog" Inspector?


There are certain requirement's to become a smog inspector. But the requirements have gotten easier compare to pass years. 


Former Students: Ash Bruce and Doris Ceja License Smog Technicians


For one, there is no experience necessary, you can come from retail selling shoes, flipping burgers a stay a home parent and one day you decide to become a smog Inspector, in my class its possible.  



Let's go over the Requirements to becoming a License Smog Inspector. 


License Smog Inspector Training Option: 1

You must take an Engine and Emissions Control Fundamental Class for a minimum of 68hrs.  The hours may vary depending on the schools semester or term but you must complete at least 68hrs.  



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You must take an Engine and Emissions Control Fundamental Class for a minimum of 68hrs.  The hours may vary depending on the schools semester or term but you must complete at least 68hrs.  

There will be a final examination / test that you will need to pass with score  70% or higher. 



Cathy and Ricardo: former students and now Husband and wife also license smog techs


Once you have accomplish this you are half way through, congratulations. 

Now you will now need to take Level 2. 

Level 2 Smog Inspector training consist of understanding the Smog Inspection Laws and Regulations. 

At the completion of this course will also need to pass a final examination. This course consist of a minimum of 28hrs. Again the time may vary base on the semester or term. 



Danny Former Student: Now shop owner and Inspector

Once you PASS both courses you will submit your application and fee to the B.A.R Licensing Unit.  Once approved you will take the State Licensing Examination.

 
This will be a computer-based examination provided by a State contracted vendor with the nearest location near your home.   

Once YOU PASS the Smog Inspector State Licensing Examination you may inspect vehicles subject to Smog Check at a licensed Smog Check Station
throughout California.   

Congratulations YOU are now a License Smog Inspector !!


Here at Abram Friedman you can get level 1 and 2 in the same course for a very cheap/reasonable price.


Smog Inspector Training class material: 

  • Smog Check Binder Set $45.00 
  • Level 1 Smog Inspector Training Manual $100.00 
  • Level 1 Test $50.00 
  • Level 2 Test $50.00 
  • Retake $25.00 
  • Class Registration with I.D. $120.00 

Total Cost $365.00 

Why pay $1,500.00 - $2,000.00 Dollars? 


Former Students: License Inspectors

Smog Inspector License Training Location: 

My name is Nate Davis and I'm the license B.A.R. Smog certified Instructor here at Abram Friedman Occupational Center. 

You can find the school at 1646 S Olive St. Los Angeles Ca. 90015 

The school's phone number is 1213-765-2400  

Our class is a little different from most schools we will perform an actual smog inspections (if available) or you will get to practice performing a smog inspection during the class  

Dyno and the New OIS equipment! 


Former Students now License Inspectors

License Smog Inspector Training Option: 2 

Now if you have the ASE A6, A8 and L1 certifications you can actually bypass level 1 and go straight to level 2.      

Now you only need a minimum of 28hrs, complete the course, pass the examination and submit the application and fee to the State Licensing Department.  

Once approved you will take the State Licensing Examination. 

Once YOU PASS the Inspector State Licensing Examination you may inspect vehicles subject to Smog Check at a licensed Smog Check Station throughout California.


Former Student: Jerry License Test and Repair Technician 

License Inspector Training Option: 3 

Option 3 is if you have the AA/AS degree in Automotive Technology and have 1 YEAR experience in the engine performance area. 

You can also go straight to the level 2 course bypassing Level 1. After passing the course submit the application and test fees to the BAR licensing Unit. 

Once approved YOU will qualify for the computer base examination for the State Licensing Examination. 

Once YOU PASS the Inspector State Licensing Examination you may inspect vehicles subject to Smog Check at a licensed Smog Check Station throughout California.  


License Inspector Training Option: 4 

If you have a certificate in automotive technology with a min. Of 720 hrs. OF course work that includes a minimum of 280 hours in engine performance area and 1 YEAR experience in the engine performance area.  

You can also go straight to the level 2 course bypassing level 1. After passing the course submit the application and test fees to the BAR licensing Unit. 

Once approved YOU will qualify for the computer base examination for the State Licensing Examination. 

Once YOU PASS the Inspector State Licensing Examination you may inspect vehicles subject to Smog Check at a licensed Smog Check Station throughout California.  


License  Inspector Training Option: 5 

You can also bypass level 1 go straight through to the level 2 class. 

You can also go straight to the level 2 course bypassing level 1. After passing the course submit the application and test fees to the BAR licensing Unit. 

Once approved YOU will qualify for the computer base examination for the State Licensing Examination. 

Once YOU PASS the Smog  State Licensing Examination you may inspect vehicles subject to Smog Check at a licensed Smog Check Station throughout California.  


Contact Information

This page should have answer any questions you may have had if you looking to get a Smog License Class. 

But, if you still have questions you can contact me on facebook, twitter and Google Plus: 

natesmoggdogg@sbcglobal.net 

 Again, the school location is in Down Town Los Angeles 

Abram Friedman Occupational Center  

1646 S Olive St. Los Angeles Ca. 90015 



If you look over to the right column you will see the class hours.  

 Remember other schools are charging FOUR - FIVE times the price and some of them are doing less training.  

 WHY PAY MORE FOR LESS!! 



Nate Davis License Instructor ASE A6, A8, L1 and L3 Certified over 20 years experience in engine performance and Drivability and teaching.  

Smog Technician since 1986 


Important Links

Smog Inspector Application: 

Application for Smog License

Station Application: 

Application for Smog Station

School Website: 

AFOC



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Emission Control 1:

(Inspector  "Smog" License): 8am - 1:45pm 

8/15/2017 - 9/22/2017

11/03/2016 - 11/28/2017

Class # 799065


Engine Performance 1:

 8am - 1:45pm

10/21/2017

Class # 799069


Engine Performance 2:

(Repair "Smog" License) 8am - 1:45pm

close until Jan 2018

Class # 799071


Emission Control 1

(Inspector "Smog" License):6pm - 8:45pm

M/W nights: 8/16/2017 - 12/13/2017

Class # 799065


Emission Control 2: 

(Repair "Smog" License):

close until Jan. 2018

M/W nights N/A

Class # 799067


Exhaust Emissions (Update Class):

5:30 pm - 8:45 pm 

Tuesday nights: 

8/15/2017 - 9/19/2017

09/26/2017 - 10/31/2017

11/07/2017 - 12/12/2017

Class # 796070