You must successfully complete an MOT tester qualification course to become an MOT tester.
The content of the qualification includes
Working safely within a vehicle test centre
Communicating with colleagues and customers
How to manage and maintain their CPD
Carrying out pre-test checks
Carrying out an MOT test
IMI Level 2 award in MOT testing (classes 4 and 7)
Duration: 4 Days
Cost: £850 + VAT
Please contact us on 01902 716 100 or email MOTBookings@novatraining.co.uk for more information, and prices and check available dates (This course is run throughout the year).
This course is available at our bespoke training centre In Bushbury - Wolverhampton.
To be eligible to undertake this qualification in order to be an MOT Tester, a candidate must:
Have a current and full UK driving licence for the vehicle classes they want to test
Be a skilled mechanic with at least 4 years full-time employment in the service and repair of the vehicle types to be tested. (Apprentices who have been employed for 4 years are eligible.)
Have no unspent convictions for criminal offences connected with the MOT testing scheme or the motor trade, or involving acts of violence or intimidation.
Be ‘of good repute’
And to become a nominated tester (NT) for classes 4 & 7 vehicles they must also have an ‘appropriate’ qualification.
The course also includes:
You have to pass both to successfully complete the course.
This qualification is primarily developed for those individuals who wish to enhance their career by qualifying as an MOT Tester.
Achievement of this qualification enables them to apply to undertake the DVSA final observed assessment in order to achieve their Certificate of Competence (CoC), enabling them to become a Nominated Tester.