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IMI Level 2 Award in MOT Testing (Class 4 and 7)

Course Code - AUME43

Prices from £808.00

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Course Summary

From September 2016, any technician aspiring to become a qualified MOT tester must complete a formal qualification via a training provider, this replaces the course formerly offered directly with the DVSA. This intensive course is a delivered over 4 days and on successful completion of the online test and practical assessment, technicians can progress to the DVSA demonstration test in order to obtain the Certificate of Competence.


Course Prerequisites

To be eligible for the MOT Testing (Class 4 and 7) course, candidates must:

  • Have a current and full UK driving licence for the vehicle class they want to test
  • Be a skilled mechanic with a minimum of 4 years’ full-time employment in the service and repair of the vehicle types to be tested. Apprentices who have been employed for four years are eligible
  • Hold a Level 3 qualification recognised by DVSA (Check your qualifications HERE)
  • Have no unspent convictions for criminal offences connected with the MOT testing scheme or the motor trade or involving acts of violence or intimidation
  • Be of ‘good repute’

Additional Information

The following information is required for IMI registration, please send to at least 1 week prior to the course date.

MOT Tester Application Form HERE

Copy of Level 3 technical certificates which meet the DVSA eligibility criteria

Driving licence check code - this can be obtained from

Photographic ID should be provided on the first day of the training

Please see the link below for additional information in relation MOT manuals and special notices prior to attending

Additional Information

If you have any questions in relation to this course, please do not hesitate to email

**Please Note - Basic IT skills will be required for this course**

Key Benefits

On completion of this course, candidates will be able to safely work in a vehicle test centre, manage relationships, understand professional development and gain knowledge on how to carry out pre-test checks and MOT tests. Once achieved, this qualification enables MOT testers to apply to undertake the DVSA final observed assessment in order to attain their Certificate of Competence enabling them to become a nominated tester.

Who Should Attend?

Skilled mechanics with a minimum of 4 years full time employment in the service and repair of the types of vehicle being tested who wish to become qualified as MOT testers.

Course Certification

IMI Certificated - IMI Certification fee of £78.00 will be added at checkout.

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