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Automotive Course Schedule

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
Spring 2024
163114Auto Safety Inspection4/18Th2p-10:30p$75CIT 102
161802Auto Repair II3/27-5/16W,Th6p-9p$130.55CIT 113
161197Escort Vehicle Operator Certification4/20Sa8a-4:30p$100CIT 102
161422Commercial Driver's A License3/18-4/18$2700
161581Commercial Driver's A License4/22-5/23$2700
161453Commercial Driver's B License3/25-4/18$1700
161454Commercial Driver's B License4/29-5/2$1700
Summer 2024
163540Auto Safety Inspection5/23Th2p-10:30p$75CIT 102
163541Auto Safety Inspection6/20Th2p-10:30p$75CIT 102
163542Auto Safety Inspection7/25Th2p-10:30p$75CIT 102
164327Basic Auto Repair I5/29-7/25W,Th6p-9p$130.55CIT 113
164325Auto Repair II8/28-10/23W,Th6p-9p$130.55CIT 113
164769Escort Vehicle Operator Certification10/19Sa8a-4:30p$100CIT 102
164767Escort Vehicle Re-Certification8/10Sa8a-4:30p$75CIT 102
161581Commercial Driver's A License4/22-5/23$2700
162014Commercial Driver's A License5/27-6/27$2700
161681Commercial Driver's A License7/1-8/1$2700
161454Commercial Driver's B License4/29-5/2$1700
161549Commercial Driver's B License6/3-6/27$1700
161580Commercial Driver's B License7/8-8/1$1700
163544OBD Emissions Control Inspections5/29W2p-10:30p$85CIT 102
161836DMV Auto Dealer Prelicensing*6/19-6/21W,Th,F5p-9p$75online
163953DMV Auto Dealer Prelicensing*10/7-10/9M,T,W5p-9p$75online
163569DMV Auto Dealer License Renewal*6/17-6/18M,T5p-8p$75online
163572DMV Auto Dealer License Renewal*10/10-10/11Th,F5p-8p$75online
Fall 2024
161681Commercial Driver's A License7/1-8/1$2700
161580Commercial Driver's B License7/8-8/1$1700

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>>We are not offering the OBD Emissions 5-hour Recertification at this time.

Course Descriptions

Auto Safety Inspection

Pitt Community College is approved by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles to offer the Vehicle Safety Inspection course. This eight-hour course is designed to prepare auto technicians and service personnel as safety inspectors for motor vehicles. Pre-registration and pre-payment is required. Instructor: Norman Lilley. 8 hours. $75. For questions or help with registration, please contact Lisa Webb at lawebb292@my.pittcc.edu.

Basic Auto Repair I

This course will cover automotive repair safety, tools and shop equipment, basic inspections both under hood and under car, basic tire and wheel service, bake components both disc and drum, suspension components and basic servicing, fasteners and tightening procedures. Students finishing this course will have an understanding of servicing mechanical systems of vehicles and the tools used. They will also learn how to work safely in a shop environment. Instructor: Luis Clemente. 48 hours. $130.55. For questions or help with registration, please contact Gail Nichols at gpnichols316@my.pittcc.edu.

Auto Repair II

This course will build upon the knowledge and skills taught in the Basic Auto Repair class. A more in-depth explanation and training of the inspections, tire and wheel service, brake components, suspension components and servicing, fasteners and tightening procedures will be taught. Students will have an understanding of the servicing mechanical systems of vehicles and the tools used. Instructor: Richard Alligood. 48 hours. $130.55. For questions or help with registration, please contact Gail Nichols at gpnichols316@my.pittcc.edu.

DMV Dealer License Prelicensing

This course offers the training needed to obtain a dealer’s license in the state of North Carolina. *Students are required to have a webcam and microphone on their computer or tablet to attend class. Smartphones are not allowed. Instructor: Dennis Mauk. 12 hours. $75. Register now. For questions or help with registration, please contact Wendy Dunbar at wwdunbar973@my.pittcc.edu.

DMV Dealer License Renewal

This course provides the necessary hours to renew and keep the dealer license current. *Students are required to have a webcam and microphone on their computer or tablet to attend class. Smartphones are not allowed. Instructor: Dennis Mauk. 6 hours. $75. Register now. For questions or help with registration, please contact Wendy Dunbar at wwdunbar973@my.pittcc.edu.

Escort Vehicle Operator Certification

The NC Department of Transportation administers this program to certify Oversize/Overweight Load Escort Vehicle Operators as required by G.S. 20-119, and detailed in 19A NCAC 02D.0644. This course includes instruction in safe and effective escort skills, an examination that verifies course comprehension and a certificate which provides recognition of satisfactory completion of the program. Instructor: Karen Gardner.
• Students must be 21 years of age or 18 years of age with a CDL A License
• Possess a valid driver license without restrictions other than corrective lenses and have not received a citation for operating a vehicle in a reckless manner or driving while impaired in the previous 12 months.
• Documentation of completion of a defensive driving course that has been approved by the National Safety Council. (online or face-to-face is approved)
8 hours. $100. For questions or help with registration, please contact Gail Nichols at gpnichols316@my.pittcc.edu.

Escort Vehicle Re-Certification

The North Carolina Department of Transportation administers this program to re-certify Oversize/Overweight Load Escort Vehicle Operators as required by G.S. 20-119, and detailed in 19A NCAC 02D.0644. This course includes instruction in safe and effective escort skills, an examination that verifies course comprehension and a certificate which provides recognition of satisfactory completion of the program. Instructor: Karen Gardner. 4 hours. $75. For questions or help with registration, please contact Gail Nichols at gpnichols316@my.pittcc.edu.

Commercial Driver’s A License (CDL) 5 Week Class

This class prepares students to first obtain their Class A CDL permit by completing and passing the online Bumper-to-Bumper class. Once the permit is obtained, the student goes on to complete the 120 hours of day and night driving. Students must be 18 years old, have a current Social Security Card, possess a valid driver’s license, and pass the physical, background check, and drug testing. 200 hours. Cost is $2700. Classes start every 5 weeks. To register call 493-7246 or 493-7625 to set up an appointment. Tuition assistance may be available if you qualify. 

Commercial Driver’s B License (CDL) 5 Week Class

This class prepares students to first obtain their Class B CDL permit by completing and passing the online Bumper-to-Bumper class. Once the permit is obtained, the student goes on to complete the 90 hours of day driving. Students must be 18 years old, have a current Social Security Card, possess a valid driver’s license, and pass the physical, background check, and drug testing. 160 hours. Cost is $1700. Classes start every 5 weeks. To register call 493-7246 or 493-7625 to set up an appointment. Tuition assistance may be available if you qualify. 

OBD Emissions Control Inspections

This eight-hour course is designed to prepare auto technicians and service personnel as OBD Emissions Inspectors. For initial certification, you must attend eight (8) hours of training. Pre-registration and pre-payment is required. Instructor: Norman Lilley. 8 hours. $85. For questions or help with registration, please contact Lisa Webb at lawebb292@my.pittcc.edu.