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Level 2 Award in MOT testing

Learners who achieve this qualification will be able to apply for a licence to become a MOT Tester.

 

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  • Must have a full driving licence.
  • Be a skilled mechanic with at least 4 years full time employment servicing the types of vehicle applicants will test.
  • Have no unspent convictions.
  • Be of good repute – DVSA to decide.

Qualifications or accreditations you need
You must have an accepted qualification or accreditation if you want to test class 3, 4, 5 or 7 vehicles (cars, private buses and light commercial vehicles).
These qualifications and accreditations are accepted.
National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs), Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) and Vocationally Related Qualifications (VRQs)
You can take the MOT testing course if you have a VRQ, NVQ or SVQ in:

  • Vehicle Mechanical and Electronic Systems, Maintenance and Repair (light vehicle or heavy vehicle), Level 3
  • Vehicle Technician, Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (light vehicle or heavy vehicle), Level 3

City and Guilds
You can take the MOT testing course if you have a City and Guilds qualification in:

  • Automotive Qualification, NVQ Level 3
  • Repair and Servicing of Road Vehicles, 383 (full level 2 or 3)
  • Motor Vehicle Craft Studies, modular - part 3 (requires 3 modules)
  • Motor Vehicle Craft Studies, 381 (full part 2 or 3)
  • Motor Vehicle Craft Studies, pre 381 syllabus (full part 2)
  • Light or Heavy Vehicle Mechanics Craft Studies (full part 2 or 3)
  • Motor Vehicle Technician’s Certificate (full part 1)

Other qualifications
You can also take the MOT testing course if you have one of these qualifications:

  • IMI Level 3 National Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (light vehicle or heavy vehicle)
  • National Craft Certification with a specialism of Vehicle Maintenance and Electronic Systems
  • Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC), National Certificate or Ordinary National Certificate (ONC) in Motor Vehicle Engineering studies
  • Scottish Vocational Educational Council National Certificate in Vehicle Mechanics and Systems (part 3)

Accreditations
You can take the MOT testing course if you have an Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) Accreditation or Automotive Technician Accreditation (ATA) in:

  • Light Vehicle Diagnostic Technician
  • Light Vehicle Inspection Technician

You must also have a valid IMI or ATA accreditation ID card. You’ll have received this when you got your qualification.
You can also take the course if you have an ABC Awards Accreditation in Vehicle Technician Accredited Assessment.

Successful candidates may progress onto level 3 MOT management qualification.

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Basic Information

Course Code B63P2MOT9P
Location Wisemore Campus
Level Level 2
Type Part-Time
Fee £495.00 plus £75.00 Registration, other fees: £10 Learning Pass with photocopying & printer credits
Start Date Various

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