14th May 2018
Award to be received
Level 2 MOT Testing Award (Class 4 and 7)
City & Guilds
Who is this course for?
Eligible Skilled Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Technicians.
What do you need to apply for the course?
- Hold a current and full UK driving licence for the vehicle classes 4 or 7 vehicles (cars and light commercial vehicles)
- Be a skilled mechanic with at least 4 years full-time employment servicing and repairing the types of vehicles you’re going to test
- Have no unspent convictions for criminal offences connected with MOT testing or the motor trade, or involving acts of violence or intimidation
- Be ‘of a good repute’ – the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency will decide this to make sure you’re suitable to be an MOT tester
- You must have an accepted qualification or accreditation (accepted qualifications can be found on https://gov.uk/become-an-mot-tester/eligibility)
What are the key things you'll learn?
- Safe working practices in the vehicle test centre
- Working relationships within the vehicle test centre
- Managing own professional development as a vehicle tester
- Carry out pre-test checks for a statutory periodic road worthiness test
- Carry out a statutory periodic road worthiness test (classes 4 and 7)
How you will learn
Study will involve both classroom theory and workshop practical.
Assessments will consist of one multi-choice computer based theory exam consisting of 40 questions and one practical observation of the candidate successfully completing a full statutory periodic road worthiness test.
Where could this course take you?
This qualification is highly desirable for automotive maintenance and repair employers and in a large number of cases is declared as a requirement for the post.
Average salary with this qualification varies between £19,000 to £24,000 per annum.
What costs will you incur?
£525 per candidate (additional cost may occur if the candidate requires more than 3 inclusive attempts of the online exam)