ATA Light Vehicle Inspection Technician Course

If you already hold a Level 3 ATA Light Vehicle Inspection Technician certificate, or any other Level 3 qualification recognised as a route to become a MOT Tester, you can jump straight to the Award in MOT Testing Training course.
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Awarded by the IMI, Institute of the Motor Industry, the ATA Light Vehicle Inspection Technician Certificate is a recognised qualification by the DVSA/VOSA as the pre-entry qualification to MOT Testing.

Once completed, you will gain your ATA Light Vehicle Inspection Technician Accreditation which is accepted as the first step in achieving your MOT Testers License.

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Course Overview

The ATA Light Vehicle Inspection Technician Course will develop your skills around vehicle inspection techniques and engine and electrical diagnostics. The ATA Light Vehicle Inspection Technician Certificate is a recognised qualification by the DVSA. You will focus on all vehicle systems from steering, suspension, wheels and tyres, body, corrosion, vehicle and braking systems.

We try to make learning easy for you. By using 90% practical with 10% theory based study, with meaningful assessments that reflect the demands of today’s competitive industry, thus giving you a solid grounding in key principles and ideas.

Once complete you will gain your ATA Light Vehicle Inspection Technician Accreditation which is accepted as the first step towards achieving your MOT Testers License.

Who should attend?

Formerly known as the ATA Accreditation, the ATA Light Vehicle Inspection Technician course is for those who are involved in the inspection, maintenance and repair of light vehicles. We offer 3 different routes for the  course, tailored to your specific  needs:

  • Assessment only
  • 4-day
  • 8-day

Assessment Only

For skilled and experienced technicians who are of a standard to complete the assessment only with no training. The assessment can be completed in one day, subject to being of the appropriate standard.

4 Day

Ideal for skilled and experienced technicians who want some brushing up and refreshing on key areas before starting the assessment.

8 Day

This is our most popular option for technicians with 4 or more years experience, with good background knowledge. This fast track route is ideal for someone who needs assistance in specific areas of the Inspection Technician before undergoing assessment.

Entry requirements for the ATA Light Vehicle Inspection Technician Course

For entry on to the ATA Light Vehicle Inspection Technician course, you need to have a minimum of 4 years’ experience in a working garage and a basic understanding of MOT testing. With the four different routes available, and courses running in our 3 centres every week, you can choose to study in a way that suits your requirements and availability.

 

 

 

What you can achieve

Successful completion of the Level 3  ATA Light Vehicle Inspection Technician Course will give you a valuable academic qualification recognised by the DVSA that demonstrates your skill and also provides access to the next stage in your journey to becoming a qualified MOT Tester. This course is structured so that you can expect to successfully complete all the assessments in one to twelve days, depending on your experience and according to your training preference.

What’s included?

The following is included when you book the ATA Light Vehicle Inspection Technician course:

  • One to one with a dedicated training consultant
  • A welcome pack to help commencement of your studies
  • A dedicated one-to-one tutor to provide comprehensive support throughout the course
  • Course materials that include structured lecture notes, practical applications giving real world examples
  • Case studies that challenge you to apply your knowledge
  • 6 months unlimited E-Learning with access to assessment materials
  • E-library that contains recommended study texts and references for online reading
  • Online sample papers
  • Support Teachers
  • IMI Professional Registration for 3 years
  • 5 Practical Assessments

Course Modules:

You must successfully complete a range of practical and knowledge based assessments to attain accreditation.

  • Introduction
  • Steering suspension, wheel/tyre inspection
  • Emissions inspection and diagnostics
  • Appraisal inspection and reporting
  • Vehicle electrical inspection/fault finding
  • SRS inspection and diagnostics
  • Vehicle body and corrosion inspection
  • Braking System Inspection
  • Finally pass an online Assessment

After completion of the course you will be able to calibrate emission test equipment before testing a vehicle, accurately inspect a vehicle, diagnose faults and correct repair requirements. You will also gain the knowledge and skills in the appropriate wiring diagram required for the electrical systems.

Progression

Successful achievement of the ATA Light Vehicle Inspection Technician Certificate will allow for progression onto the MOT Tester Training Course.

IMI Accreditation (Formally Automotive Technician Accreditation – ATA)

Contact one of our Training Consultants to find the best route for you

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About Premier MOT Training:

Where:

We have offices based in Essex, Berkshire and Derbyshire for easy access from all areas of the UK.

When:

Various dates throughout the year.

How to book:

To confirm convenient dates and book this course please speak to the Premier MOT Training Team on 0345 459 0231.