XDRV 0630 - Commercial Vehicle Inspection Program

Thompson Rivers University is an authorized delivery provider of the mandatory Authorized Inspectors (AI) Program. Program eligibility requires participants to hold Trade Qualification (TQ) in Automotive, Truck and Transport, or Heavy Duty, or at a minimum be a 4th year apprentice awaiting their pending TQ where AI status will be granted upon journeyman certification. This 20 hour course is comprised of theoretical and in-shop training and will cover the following content: 

  • Classes of motor vehicles
  • Motor Vehicle Act and Regulations
  • Designated Inspection Facility Program
  • Preventative Maintenance Program
  • Inspector Qualifications and Responsibilities
  • Responsibilities of Facility Operators and Inspectors
  • Commercial Vehicle Inspection manual
  • Forms completion and decal application
  • Vehicle Inspection e-forms general procedures and how to sign up
  • Authorized Inspectors examination 

Required Materials: 2016 Vehicle Inspection Manual (hard copy), CSA approved footwear, safety glasses

FALL 2021

November 5 - 7, 2021


January 21 - 23, 2022
March 25 - 27, 2022

Course Duration: 20 classroom/lab learning hours

Friday 6-10 pm, Saturday & Sunday 8 am - 5 pm

Course Fee: $429

Feel free to call or email to be added to a waiting list for our next offering.

To order textbooks, visit TRU Bookstore


XDRV 0632 - Designated Inspection Facility Operator

Thompson Rivers University is an authorized delivery provider of the mandatory Designated Inspection Facility (DIF) Operator Training Course. This course is designed to ensure that new DIF operators receive the required knowledge to effectively participate in the Vehicle Inspection Program and ensure that all vehicles inspected at their facility meet all applicable safety standards for on highway use. Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement (CVSE) has established a DIF Operator Training Course. The DIF Operator Training Course provides a consistent platform of instruction to ensure DIF business operations are in compliance with all applicable regulations, legislation, program requirements and standards.

Required Materials: 2016 Vehicle Inspection Manual (hard copy) To order textbooks, visit TRU Bookstore.

Email csinfo@tru to be added to the interest list

Course Duration: 7 classroom learning hours

Course Fee: $249