Course Description

Prepares mechanics for the Authorized Vehicle Inspector certification which permits the inspection and decaling of private and commercial vehicle classes. Course includes: up-to-date information on the inspection program and BC regulations; Inspection Facility responsibilities; performing inspections to current standards; and completing the latest on-line inspection forms. Practical tests and a written test are required for successful completion.


  • A textbook will be required for this course and available for purchase through the bookstore. 
  • You must register two weeks prior to the start date of your course section.
  • CSA approved safety glasses and footwear is required for the practical portion of this course. Footwear must be steel-toed leather, ankle covering, safety approved boots.



Participants must hold a B.C. Trade Qualification or an Inter-provincial Red-Seal Certificate in at least one of the following: Automotive Service Technician, Heavy Duty Equipment Technician, Commercial Transport Vehicle Mechanic, Commercial Trailer Mechanic, or Motorcycle Mechanic. Apprentices who have reached Level 4 in any of the above trades, may also participate in the course, but will not receive their Inspectors Certificate until they become certified mechanics.

As a temporary measure to keep our learners safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, this course is currently not offered. It is under review for the potential to be run face-to-face following strict measures set in place by Camosun’s Safe Start Program. Please register for the interest list below to be alerted when this course will next be offered.


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Unfortunately, this course is currently not open for enrollment or is in the process of being rescheduled. Join Our Interest List below to be notified via email when the course is next available for registration.


Camosun College is located in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia with campuses on the Traditional Territories
of the Lekwungen and WSÁNEĆ peoples. We acknowledge their welcome and graciousness to the students who seek knowledge here.

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