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Furgerson's Automotive & Smog Training is North County's newest BAR-certified Automotive and Smog Technician Training Program. We are offering Smog Inspector Level 1, Smog Inspector Level 2, Smog Repair BAR Specified Diagnostic and Repair (Alternative ASE) classes to automotive professionals looking to obtain their Smog Inspector/Repair license through the Bureau of Automotive Repair.

We also offer BAR Repair License Update and Smog Citation classes.

In addition to our smog certification program, we offer various classes in automotive repair:
Basic Electrical & Computer Controls & Circuits
Engines & Emission Systems
Fueling & Diagnostics

BAR Update

Level 1 
Starts Jan 8!
($800 if paid in advance)
8 HR
4/16 & 4/18

28 HR
4/9 - 4/30

BAR Specified:
Starts Jan 8!
($975 if paid in advance)


Come to class early and grab dinner at Beachside Bar and Grill directly across from Furgerson's Garage. 
All F.A.S.T. students receive 20% OFF their order*
Check them out at www.beachsidebarandgrill.com
Some restrictions may apply. Discount card required*


We offer a wide variety of class options and packages.

Check our Upcoming Classes for dates that fit your schedule the best.
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For more information regarding the smog program, applications and rules and regulations, please visit
Bureau of Automotive Repair

For more information for certified smog technicians, please visit
California ARC: A Community for California Smog Check Professionals
We accept the following forms of payment:


Cash & Checks Accepted on the 1st day of class. Company P.O.s also accepted.
Furgerson's Garage
807 Second Street
Encinitas, CA 92024
(In the ally @ G Street)
Latest News
  1. Jan 8 - Mar 19
    BAR Specified Classes
    BAR Specified Diagnostic and Repair Training represents one of four options a Repair Technician candidate may choose to qualify for the initial state licensing examination. Specifically, candidates with at least two years of engine performance repair experience may complete this training to qualify for the state licensing examination. The training provides students with comprehensive knowledge related to the diagnosis and repair of Smog Check failures. The training is a minimum of 72 hours. BAR Specified Diagnostic and Repair Training is valid for 5 years. BAR Specified Diagnosis & Repair Starts 1/8/19 - 3/19/19
  2. Jan 8 - Mar 19
    Level 1 Classes
    Level 1 Smog Inspector series classes start October 25, 2018. Level 1 consists of 3 modules - Basic Electrical, Computer Circuits/Controls, Engines/Emissions, & Fueling/Diagnostics. Training provides students with basic knowledge of engine and emission controls needed to move forward with Level 2 Smog Procedures Training. The training is a minimum of 68 hours and must be completed at a BAR-certified school. Price: $1000 ($800 if paying in advance) Level 1: Starts 1/8/19 - 3/19/19
  3. Jan 19 Saturday!
    BAR Update Class $200
    UT059 - Circuit Testing Tools & Strategies The next BAR Update classes is scheduled to for December 8, 2018. This class will cover Schematic Based Electrical Diagnosis and Trouble Shooting. Smog Check Repair Technicians are required to complete 12 hours of automotive technology update training every two years for license renewal. This class is good for licenses expiring in 2019 & 2020. Price: $200 BAR Update 1/19/2019