Diagnostic Certification

Today’s vehicles require computerized diagnostics to properly identify problems. Snap-on’s line of diagnostic tools offers technicians and consumers the “fixed-right-the-first-time” confidence, saving time and money. Snap-on diagnostic tools make up approximately 65% of the aftermarket automotive diagnostic tool market.

The capabilities of diagnostic tools change to meet these needs and technicians need to have the skills necessary to operate and understand them. Certification raises the level of excellence for all in the industry which assures vehicle owners and potential employers of technicians that the technician has the skill set to repair computer –controlled vehicles successfully.

  • Students that complete this rigorous training and pass the Snap-on administrated test will be certified on Snap-on diagnostic products.
  • Students and instructors will achieve master user status on Snap-on diagnostic products (top 10% in the country).
  • They represent the most sought after technicians in the industry.
  • The sophistication of the modern automobile now and into the future demands this level of skill and expertise.
  • The status of Snap-on certified technician also means quality and confidence to the consumer. 

The diagnostic tools incorporated in the certification are:


 Ethos Certification - 4 Hours

Ethos is the quick go-to scan tool that complements the Snap-on family of scan tools. It is ideal for an entry-level technician, a service advisor, or a top-tech who wants quick answers to tough problems.

 Modis Certification - 8 Hours

Modis is the all-in-one flagship of the Snap-on Diagnostic family. It combines, multiplies and exceeds the power of Vantage Pro and Solus Pro together into one unit. Its 4-channel lab scope, power graphing meter, component-test meter, scanner and more make it the most advanced diagnostic tool in the industry.


 Solus Pro Certification - 8 Hours

Solus Pro is the next step in the evolution of the Snap-on Scanner. This tool communicates with the onboard computers to read and clear trouble codes, verify input readings, verity input readings, and simulate outputs on today’s advanced computer-controlled systems.



Verus Certification - 8 Hours


Verus is the diagnostics plus information access in one handheld platform.  VERUS puts the answers you need at your fingertips, to manage the complete job from start to finish. With true multitasking and integrated diagnostic functions, now you won’t have to leave the fender to use your repair information system, access technical forums, OEM websites, online parts suppliers, or your favorite internet resources (requires internet service provider).


 Vantage Pro Certification - 8 Hours

Vantage Pro is an enhanced component diagnosing instrument, Vantage PRO™ meter features a two-channel lab scope, fast ARM processor, large sunlight readable color display, expandable hardware architecture and Windows operating system.