Award in MOT Testing Class 1 & 2


Develop the skills to perform MOT Tests on Motorcycles

The Award in MOT Testing Class 1 & 2 has been developed with DVSA/VOSA to give learners the knowledge and skills required to perform the MOT Test Routine on motorbikes. After completing your Award in MOT Testing Class 1 & 2, DVSA will need to observe you complete a VT8 demo MOT test, before you receive your testers license.

This Award in MOT Testing Class 1 & 2 will not expire, and holders will be considered professionally competent for their life time. Once qualified, MOT Testers will be required to complete the DVSA Annual Training.

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Course Overview

The Award in MOT Testing Class 1 & 2 replaces the Nominated Tester Training (NTT) which was formerly run by the DVSA. This qualification is for individuals who are serious about becoming a fully qualified motorcycle MOT Tester. This intensive course will develop your skills around the MOT Testing Routine to help you become a Nominated Tester. You will focus on working safely within a Vehicle Test Centre, Working Relationships, Professional Development, Pre-Test Checks and The MOT Test. Using a blended process of practical and theory study we like make learning easy and memorable by putting in place meaningful assessments that reflect the demands of today’s competitive industry, giving you a solid grounding in key principles and ideas.

Once you have completed your Award in MOT Testing Class 1 & 2 you will need to complete a VT8 Observation, which is the final step in your journey to becoming an MOT Tester.

Who Should Attend?

The Award in MOT Testing Class 1 & 2 qualification has been developed for individuals who would like to improve their career by becoming qualified Motorcycle MOT Testers.

Please contact one of our Training Consultants for more information on 0345 459 0231

Entry Requirements for the Award in MOT Testing Class 1 & 2 Course

For entry onto the Award in MOT Testing Class 1 & 2, it is necessary to have a minimum of 4 years’ experience in a working garage and a full UK driving license for the vehicle class you want to test.

What you can achieve

Successful completion of the Award in MOT Testing Class 1 & 2 will give you a valuable academic qualification recognised by the DVSA that demonstrates your skill and also provides access to complete your VT8 practical observation. This course is structured so that you can expect to successfully complete all the assessments in four days

Course Modules:

To attain accreditation for the Award in MOT Testing Class 1 & 2, you will be required to successfully complete a range of practical and knowledge based assessments.

  • Develop the knowledge required for MOT Testing in the respective classes
  • Develop practical skills for testing
  • Encourage improvements in customer service
  • Prepare the learner for managing CPD requirements
  • Improve safe working in the test centre

After completion of the Award in MOT Testing Class 1 & 2 course you will be able to safely work in a vehicle test centre, manage relationships, understand professional development and you will gain knowledge of how to carry out pre-test checks and carry out MOT tests. Once you have you have passed the final stage of your MOT Tester Training, the VT8 practical observation, you will be a nominated tester.

You need to pass your VT8 Observation in order to receive your MOT Testers License.

We are able to arrange your DVSA VT8 Practical Observation at any of our UK sites.

Please call 0345 459 0231