MOT TESTER ANNUAL TRAINING

AND ASSESSMENT 2023 – 24

RAISING THE STANDARD OF MOT

TESTERS ACROSS THE UK

The MOT Training & Compliance Group Ltd can provide you and your MOT Testers with an online training package including all they need to complete their annual training and assessment.

 

All testers for vehicle test group class 1 and 2 or class 3, 4, 5 and 7 must:

  • complete a minimum of 3 hours of training every year
  • pass an annual assessment
  • Have completed training logs and certificates for the past 5 years available for DVSA inspection

    This course enables candidates to work at their own pace and choice of time and location (internet access essential), ensuring minimum time spent out of the business.
    This assessment is for all current MOT Testers – any tester not passing their assessment before 31 March 2024 will be suspended from testing.

    IMI Approved MOT Training provider MOT Tester Annual Training
    Annual training

    Do you/your testers want a change from sitting alone in front of a screen taking the annual training and assessment?  Get in touch with Karena and the team to arrange attendance at one of our classroom sessions or to discuss an onsite training session.

    Classroom dates for Kings Langley WD4 8AU training are:

    14th February 2024 at 8.30am

    3 hours of training will be covered, plus candidates will take their assessment and complete the DVSA-required annual training log.

    Topics for 2023/24 CLASS 1 & 2

    Registering a vehicle for test – to include:

    • correctly identifying the vehicle and the class of vehicle
    • what to do if the vehicle identification number (VIN) or registration does not match
    • what to do if the incorrect registration has been recorded
    • what to do if the vehicle cannot fit on your equipment due to its wheelbase, distance between wheels, lowered, length or size
    • what to do if the wrong model variant is noticed on the first test
    • how to create a new test (first test)
    • Q plates.

    Use of equipment – to include:

    • calibration of equipment
    • what to do if the equipment stops working
    • what to do when the decelerometer is sent for calibration
    • how to raise or jack vehicles
    • aligning headlamp equipment/distance from beam tester.

    Test procedures – to include:

    • what to do if the vehicle is damaged during the test
    • what to do if the headlamp patterns on the vehicle are different from those in the appropriate manual
    • which checks and standards apply to vehicles fitted with spoked wheels.

    MOT inspection Manualto include:

    • declining or refusing a test
    • when to abandon or abort a test, whether a fee can be charged, and what action to take if the test cannot be completed
    • whether a vehicle can be refused or declined if the vehicle is exempt from testing but the customer still wants to have it tested
    • what happens if an exempt vehicle fails its MOT test
    • MOTs for vehicles not fitted with lights
    • whether you can still be a tester if you lose your licence due to a medical condition
    • what to do if a customer requests an MOT test for a vehicle with a police or DVSA prohibition notice on it
    • what to do if the presenter does not know the weight or power output of the vehicle
    • an additional stop lamp fitted to a top box but not working (wiring visible/not visible)
    • mirrors that are fitted but broken, or cannot be adjusted to provide a view to the rear
    • chopper style bikes fitted with lamps but no indicators
    • imported bikes (2012) with combined indicator/stop lamps.

    Topics for 2023/24 CLASS 4 & 7

    Registering a vehicle for an MOT test – to include:

    • correctly identifying the vehicle and the class of vehicle
    • what to do if the vehicle identification number (VIN) or registration does not match
    • what to do if the incorrect registration has been recorded
    • what to do if the vehicle cannot fit on your equipment due to its wheelbase, distance between wheels, lowered, length or size
    • how to create a new test (first test).

     Using MOT testing equipment – to include – 

    • calibration of equipment
    • what to do if connected equipment is not working correctly (class 4 and 7 vehicles only)
    • what to do when the decelerometer is sent for calibration
    • aligning headlamp equipment/distance from beam tester.

     MOT test procedures – to include:

    • what to do if the vehicle is damaged during the test
    • what to do if the headlamp patterns on the vehicle are different from those in the appropriate manual
    • which checks and standards apply to vehicles fitted with spoked wheels
    • which standards to apply to Q plates (date of first use, horn, emission smoke (class 4 and 7 vehicles only).

     The MOT inspection manual for cars and passenger vehicles – to include: 

    • declining or refusing , aborting, abandoning tests
    • what happens if an exempt vehicle fails its MOT test
    • what can be done if a vehicle was mistakenly tested by the VTS before it was due (for example, a one year old vehicle with a private plate tested by the site in error)
    • what to do if a vehicle has more than one different VIN but appears to be standard in all other aspects, is
    • a multistage build or has been subject to a conversion (motor home class 4 and 7 only)
    • whether you can still be a tester if you lose your licence due to a medical condition
    • what to do if a customer requests an MOT test for a vehicle with a police or DVSA prohibition notice on it
    • whether a car over 3000kg can be tested at a class 4 site
    • what class of vehicle a minibus with 8 passenger seats and wheelchair tracking for 6 additional wheelchairs would be
    • checking imported vehicles that cannot have a standard size number plate fitted to them.

    HOW DO I ACCESS MY ANNUAL CPD TRAINING?

    Ready to get started?

    Send Us An Email:

    karena@themotgroup.co.uk