MOT Annual Training & Assessment

Complete your Annual Training & Exam in house or online

Our in-house CPD training course allows you to complete the required annual training and take the MOT Annual Assessment all in one day, with support and training from our trainers. In addition to covering CPD, and the course content for this year we will also cover Special Notices and General Questions from the MOT Testers Guide.

If you cannot make one of our CPD days, we offer an online e-learning package that allows you to complete your training and exam in your own time, whenever and wherever you want.

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What is included?

We offer Class 1 & 2 and Class 3, 4, 5 & 7 for both of these options.

CPD Day at our centre: This is a full day’s training in a classroom with our expert trainers. They will cover all areas of the training as well as support you to make sure you feel confident in taking the exam. You will be provided with a CPD log, Training certificates and complete the Awarding body exam.

CPD Online: With MOT Online Learning, you can purchase the training or assessment individually or the combined package for just £59.99. This is an e-learning course that you can do on your computer, laptop, smartphone or tablet. There is a CPD log for you to print and training certificates to download once it has all been completed. This is purely and online course and is good for those who feel confident to complete it in their own time and do not need any extra support. If you are a VTS manager and you would like to purchase 10 or more e-learning accounts, please contact us and we can offer you a group discount.

MOT Annual Assessment 2022/2023 CPD Modules

MOT Annual Assessment Topics 2022/2023

Classes 1 and 2

  • Brake Test Procedures
    • Brake performance requirements
    • Use of decelerometer
    • Brake calculations during contingency testing
    • Motorcycles with special controls
    • Disabled rider controls
    • Modified brake controls
    • Damaged brake controls
    • Testing motorcycles fitted with a sidecar
    • Linked brakes
    • Reasons to refuse to test
  • Managing your MTS Account
  • How long you should keep CPD training records for
  • Where to find information on annual assessment
  • What information the training log should contain
  • Implication of not keeping training log (reference new appendix 8)
  • Reminder of declaration
  • What to do if you have a criminal conviction
  • What to do regarding change of address, new email and/or new contact number
  • What information you can give a new employer
  • Multiple accounts, what you should/shouldn’t do
  • Restricted driving licence/road test
  • Test Procedures
  • Retest procedures
  • Free retest items.
  • What action to take if an additional defect is found during a retest.
  • Who can carry out a retest
  • What is a working day
  • What items would not result in a fee if the vehicle were retuned for retest the next working day?
  • PRS How/when it is applied/ rules
  • “Modified” vehicle presented for test
  • Jacking of vehicles
  • Use of headlamp test equipment
  • Testing in more than one site
  • Jacking of vehicles
  • Headlight alignment
  • Wheel alignment
  • Roadtest
  • Disabled controls

The above topics need to cover a minimum of 3 hours and a record of this training must be kept by the MOT tester for inspection by the DVSA.

Classes 4 and 7

  • Brake Test Procedures
    • Brake performance requirements
    • Use of decelerometer
    • Brake calculations during contingency testing
    • Reasons to refuse to test
    • Electrical mechanical parking brake
    • Incline test
    • Dual purpose vehicles
  • Managing your MTS Account
  • How long you should keep CPD training records for
  • Where to find information on annual assessment
  • What information the training log should contain
  • Implication of not keeping training log (reference new appendix 8)
  • Reminder of declaration
  • What to do if you have a criminal conviction
  • What to do regarding change of address, new email and/or new contact number
  • What information you can give a new employer
  • Multiple accounts, what you should/shouldn’t do
  • Restricted driving licence/road test
  • Test Procedures
  • Retest procedures
  • Free retest items.
  • Retest fees
  • What action to take if an additional defect is found during a retest.
  • Who can carry out a retest
  • What is a working day
  • Decelerometer
  • What items would not result in a fee if the vehicle were retuned for retest the next working day?
  • Partial retest
  • PRS How/when it is applied/ rules
  • “Modified” vehicle presented for test
  • Jacking of vehicles
  • Use of headlamp test equipment
  • Seat belt checks
  • Seat tracking for wheel chairs
  • Testing in more than one site

The above topics need to cover a minimum of 3 hours and a record of this training must be kept by the MOT tester for inspection by the DVSA

For our upcoming CPD dates, speak to our team: 0345 459 0231

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