Max's Auto Lab
Smog License School
About

Become A Smog Repair Technician

Welcome to Max's Auto Lab
Max’s Autolab is owned by Max and Ann Thomas. Max is a licensed instructor for the State of California and has been teaching for over 20 years as an instructor and he currently holds over 30 ASE’S. Together Max and Ann have over 50 years’ experience in the Automotive Industry. Max currently also works for Standard Motor Products which is contracted to teach for the O’Reilly Stores. We currently teach Inspectors and Repair Technicians. 


Established in 2006, Max's Auto Lab is a family owned and operated, student-centered automotive training facility dedicated to providing trusted, quality Smog License training programs and other related courses that effectively equip students with the knowledge and skills they need to become effective, reliable automotive inspectors, repair technicians, air conditioning technicians, and others.

We are a California BAR Certified Automotive Training School that teaches all the necessary classes in order to get a Smog License and maintain it. Max Thomas has been a BAR certified instructor for over 12 years. He is an ASE master technician with over 25 certificates. He has taught automotive college classes for many years and really enjoys teaching his students about how to repair vehicles.


​We offer training programs that are specific to each type of license you are planning to apply for. We have the Inspector License Training Program and the Repair Technician License Training Program. We also offer other training programs, which include Brake & Lamp Classes, Hybrid Advance Classes, Air Conditioning Classes, Lab Scope and Reprogramming.