Motor vehicle repair categories which require state certification

Agency: State

Automobile and Light Truck repair categories for vehicles under 10,000 pounds G.V.W. include:

  1. Engine Repair
  2. Engine Tune-up/Performance
  3. Front End, Suspension & Steering Systems
  4. Brakes & Braking Systems
  5. Automatic Transmission
  6. Manual Transmission
  7. Electrical Systems
  8. Heating & Air Conditioning
  9. Collision-Related Mechanical Repair
  10. Unitized Body Structural Repair
  11. Pre-1973 Vehicles

 

Heavy-Duty Truck repair categories for vehicles over 10,000 pounds G.V.W. include:

  1. Engine Repair - Gasoline
  2. Engine Repair - Diesel
  3. Drive Train
  4. Brakes & Braking Systems
  5. Suspension & Steering Systems
  6. Electrical Systems

 

Other repair categories for on-road vehicles include:

  1. Motorcycle
  2. Recreational Trailer
  3. Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device (BAIID).

Please note that an additional certificate through the Administrative Hearings Section is required to install BAIID devices.  Please contact your BAIID manufacturer with additional questions.

 

Individuals certified in all of the first 8 categories of Automobile and Light Truck repair is a Master Automobile mechanic. Similarly, a mechanic certified in all of the first 6 categories of Heavy-Duty Truck repair is a Master Heavy-duty truck mechanic. Individuals having certification in Motorcycle are also given a Master status. A mechanic certified in less than the first 8 automobile and light truck categories, or less than the first 6 heavy-duty truck repair categories or other category is considered a Specialty Mechanic.