LEVEL 1 - ENGINE AND EMISSION CONTROL FUNDAMENTALS

68 hrs total

Cost: $1200.00

All Material Included

Level 1 Engine and Emission Controls Fundamentals training is required for Inspector candidates with minimal or no experience.*

Level 1 Training provides students with basic knowledge of engine and emission controls needed to move forward with Level 2 Smog Procedures Training. The training is a minimum of 68 hours and must be completed at a BAR-certified school. To pass Level 1 training, a student must successfully complete a series of hands-on assessments and pass a written examination.

Upon successful completion of this training, students shall, at a minimum, be able to:

  • Describe and demonstrate personal, shop, equipment, and vehicle safety practices.

  • Describe engine theory, design, and operation for both gasoline and diesel vehicles.

  • Demonstrate their knowledge, skills and abilities in identifying engine systems, parts and components.

  • Describe emission control systems theory, design and operation for both gasoline and diesel vehicles.

  • Demonstrate their knowledge, skills and abilities in identifying emission control systems on various vehicle designs.

  • Demonstrate their knowledge, skills and abilities in checking ignition timing on various vehicle designs.

  • Demonstrate their knowledge, skills and abilities in checking the operation of exhaust gas re-circulation systems on various system designs.

  • Demonstrate their knowledge, skills and abilities in checking monitor readiness on vehicles equipped with second generation on-board diagnostics systems (OBDII).

*Experienced candidates may skip Level 1 training if they: Possess ASE A6, A8 and L1 certification; or possess an AA/AS degree or Certificate in automotive technology and have 1 year experience; or have 2 years experience and have completed BAR specified diagnostic and repair training.