Every inspector is required to complete an online course which is 4hrs. The course is free on the B.A.R. website,  once completed the Inspector is required to submit an application proving the online course completion. 

You can now renewal your application online on the

BAR Update Training: 

You are also required to pay a $20.00 fee submitted with the application and a copy of that online course completion certificate.

This course is required every two years for the license renewal.

If you are a Repair Technician and trying to renew your license, you also are required to complete the online course to keep your inspector license along with a minimum of a 16hr training course. 

This course is also required every two years at certified schools, such as Abram Friedman Occupational Center, Instructor Nate Davis.

License Automotive Smog Instructor for over 25 yrs, you find me on facebook or Instagram

Smog-Update-Training: Required Every Two Years

We offer a different subject every two years in professional growth which meets the BAR requirements to renew your Repair "Smog." License. 

The cost of the course is usually less than $250.00 which includes books, test and registration cost.

We have certified thousands of technicians through the years, and I have a very high return rate.

If you would like to join the class, call the school today and ask for me Nate Davis x2559.

Are message me on my facebook group

The class and are also located on Facebook:

The school's phone number is 1213-765-2400, the address is 1646 S. Olive St. 90015 in Downtown Los Angeles.

Important Links

2017 Update Class:

Comprehensive Component Monitors

OBD II Fuel Trim Monitor

Testing the O2 Sensor 

Diagnosing a Bad Catalyst 

Variable Valve Timing

P0128 Thermostat


2021 - Smog-Update-Training

2020 has been a rough year for everyone but we got you covered our 2021 Smog-Update-Training course, "Using a D.S.O. to Diagnose Ignition and Fuel Systems" by TecHelp has been approved by the state to be conducted online.

The other GREAT News is the registration is free for now, so we are saying you money through these difficult times. 

We know you have the choices of many schools but if you would like to attend ours contact the Instructor: Nate Davis Automotive Emission / Smog Instructor or go to the schools website and fill out the online application.

Listed Below is some of the Subjects we will be teaching this course 

Electrical Theory: Permanent Magnet

Primary Ignition System

Primary Ignition Testing

Waste Spark Ignition Systems

Secondary Ignition Pattern

Fuel Injection Delivery Theory


Emission Control 1:

B.A.R. Smog Check

Inspector Level 1

(Inspector "Smog" License):

Engine Fundamentals  

8am - 12:15 pm 

Summer Class

7/5/2022 -8/5/2022

Class # 799065

Emission Control 2:

B.A.R. Smog Check

Inspector Level 2

(Inspector "Smog" License):

Rules and Regulations

8am - 12:15 pm

Summer Classes

7/5/2022 - 8/5/2022

Class # 799067

Engine Performance 1:

 8am - 12: 15 pm

Date: TBD

Class # 799069

Engine Performance 2:

B.A.R. Specified Diagnostic

and Repair Training

(Repair "Smog" License)

Time: TBD 

Date: TBD 

Class # 799071

Emission Control 1

(Inspector "Smog" License):

5:00pm - 8:45 pm

Date: TBD

Class # 799065

Emission Control 2: 

(Inspector "Smog" License):

5:00pm - 8:45 pm

Date: TBD

Class # 799065

Exhaust Emissions (Update Class):

5:30 pm - 8:45 pm 

Tuesday nights: 

Dates: coming soon 

Class # 796070