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Start Date: Wed, 01/06/2016
End Date: Fri, 31/03/2028
Certificate End Date: Sat, 31/03/2029
Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is for individuals who want, or need to become MOT testers. To be eligible to undertake this qualification in order to be an MOT Tester, a learner must:
This qualification is primarily developed for those individuals who wish to enhance their career by qualifying as an MOT Tester. Achievement of this qualification enables them to apply to undertake the DVSA final observed assessment in order to achieve their Certificate of Competence (CoC), enabling them to become Nominated Tester.
The content of this qualification has been designed to reflect the contents of the National Occupational Standards for MOT Testers.
The content of the qualification includes:
The size of the qualifications is 29 guided learning hours (GLH); of which a minimum of 8 hours must be practical.
The content of these qualifications has been designed to cover the requirements for all prospective Nominated Testers. It is based on the suite of National Occupational Standards (NOS) developed by the IMI in conjunction with DVSA and the MOT industry in 2015.
These qualifications are subject to externally set and externally marked assessment in the form of online tests delivered through the IMI online testing platform.
Therefore IMI has developed a bank of questions that will be randomly selected to cover the knowledge requirements of the qualification. This test will consist of 40 questions, to be answered in 75 minutes and will span the breadth of the content for each of the units.
In addition to the externally set and externally marked online tests, learners must successfully undertake practical assessments provided by IMI.
It is not acceptable for an approved centre to develop their own practical assessments, in the place of the IMI practical assessments provided.
If you are an existing IMI Approved Centre, you can apply to offer the new MOT qualifications via Centres Hub using a qualification approval application form. Before applying, you are required to complete the Approval Guidance checklist, to ensure that your organisation meets all of the criteria. As part of your application, you will need to upload the completed checklist and the following evidence in the ‘staff and physical resources’ section of the application form:
If you have any queries about the requirements outlined in the checklist, please email email@example.com.
Centres will be subject to an application fee to offer these qualifications, please refer to the fees and charges section of the website for further information.
If you are not currently an IMI Approved Centre and are considering offering the new MOT qualifications, please visit our Become an IMI Approved Centre page for details of how to apply.
The extension of this qualification was supported by the DVSA.
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