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MOT Testing Award Level 2 at South & City College Birmingham

Course description

A nominated tester (NT) is someone who's approved to carry out MOT tests. To become a MOT nominated tester (NT), you'll need to complete this course, depending on the vehicle classes that you want to test.

Entry requirements

You need to show that you:meet the qualifying criteria to become an NThold a relevant qualification or have passed the NTTA examYou'll need to:Show that you're eligible to become an NTSuccessfully complete a nominated tester training (NTT) courseOnce qualified you will need to do annual training and pass an assessment each yearNominated tester accepted qualificationsYou need to have an accepted qualification in order to apply for the course to become an MOT tester for test class 3 4 5 or 7 vehicles.You can apply for the course if you are eligible and have either:An accepted vehicle qualification or accreditationA qualification or accreditation equivalent to those that are acceptedYou will need to show evidence of your qualification with your application.Accepted vehicle qualifications and accreditationsAutomotive Technician Accreditation (ATA) inLight Vehicle Diagnostic TechnicianLight Vehicle Inspection TechnicianYou must also have a valid ATA ID card.VRQ NVQ or SVQ in:Vehicle Mechanical and Electronic Systems Maintenance and Repair (light vehicle or heavy vehicle) level 3Vehicle Technician Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (light vehicle or heavy vehicle) level 3City and Guilds qualification in:Automotive Qualification NVQ level 3Repair and Servicing of Road Vehicles 383 (full level 2 or 3)Motor Vehicle Craft Studies modular - part 3 (requires 3 modules)Motor Vehicle Craft Studies 381 (full part 2 or 3)Motor Vehicle Craft Studies pre 381 syllabus (full part 2)Light or Heavy Vehicle Mechanics Craft Studies (full part 2 or 3)Motor Vehicle Technician‰Ûªs Certificate (full part 1The Institute of Motor Industry (IMI) IMI Level National Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (light vehicle or heavy vehicle) VRQ level 3Or one of the following qualifications:National Craft Certification with a specialism of Vehicle Maintenance and Electronic SystemsBusiness and Technology Education Council (BTEC) National Certificate or Ordinary National Certificate (ONC) in Motor Vehicle Engineering studiesScottish Vocational Educational Council National Certificate in Vehicle Mechanics and Systems (part 3How to applyFill in a VT78 nominated tester training application form.Post it to DVSA with your evidence.Book your course online - you'll be sent 2 emails with instructions on how to do this when your application has been accepted.

Financial information

STANDARD_FEES: £ 1,105.00
. Our course fees vary depending on your circumstances.For full fee information do not hesitateto call us on 0800 111 6311

Future opportunities

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Further information

Please contact our admissions team on 0800 111 6311 or email You can also visit our website and apply online.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South & City College Birmingham directly.

Last updated date: 19 September 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Course code: 1251/17TP03DF
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