Automotive services classes on tap in October

Surry Community College offers many classes for those in the automotive services industry. From working on cars to selling them, Surry has multiple course offerings beginning in October in Surry and Yadkin counties.

An Auto NC On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) II Emissions – Inspection Certification and Renewal class will be held Saturday, Oct. 1 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Room V-113 at Surry Community College, 630 S. Main St., Dobson. This class is designed to prepare auto technicians and service personnel as OBD emission inspectors for motor vehicles. Course topics include regulations and test inspection procedures required by the NC DMV.

Upon completion, a student should understand the rules, regulations, and procedures for OBD emission inspections, be able to inspect a vehicle properly, and be prepared to sit for the state certification exam. Advance registration and payment of $71 are required. Call (336) 386-3398 for more information.

A Motor Vehicle Dealer – Renewal six-hour course will be held Monday, Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in room A-217 of The Yadkin Center, 1001 College Dr., Yadkinville. The course meets the requirement of the North Carolina Independent Auto Dealers Association for the NC Division of Motor Vehicles for license renewal. Advance registration and payment of $71 are required. To register, call (336) 386-3580 or (336) 386-3584.

For a complete listing of Surry’s automotive systems course offerings, visit

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