Program Coordinators

Brad McCombs

Phone: (619) 660-4267
Cell: (619) 701-1226


Ignacio Castaneda Garcia

Phone: (619) 660-4213


Smog Inspector Training

California Bureau of Automotive Repair Approved Emission Training Program

  • The Grossmont Cuyamaca Community College District offers education courses for Smog Technicians through short term semester length classes. Auto 283,L,T BAR Specified Diagnostic Training, Auto 284,L,T Inspector Level I Training, and Auto 285,L,T Smog Inspector License Level II Training.


Smog Inspector Training and BAR Specified Diagnostic Training

  • We have redesigned our Smog Inspector training into 8 week short term classes Level I Inspector Training and Smog Inspector Level II Training. BAR Specified Diagnostic training is available.


Smog Citation

  • BAR Certified training for licensed Smog Check Inspectors who have received a citation by the Bureau of Automotive Repair. As applicable, the training may include a quiz to confirm the training component, a review of the official inspection procedures, hands-on assessments using vehicles with emission control defects or tampers, and a final written exam.

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Related Resources 

ASCCA Associates Degree

Ford ASSET Program

General Motors ASEP Program

Smog Inspector Training