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Level 2 Award in MOT Testing (Classes 1 & 2)

Course Overview


This is a three day course for experienced technicians who would like to become an Motorcycle Tester.


Course Structure


Over three training days the course will cover:


  • Relevant acts and regulations

  • Tools for the job

  • When you can refuse to begin a test

  • Use of the testing manual

  • Standards and procedures

  • Documentation and security

  • Use of the online MOT testing service

  • Routine inspection

  • Classes of vehicle




On completion of the course, a candidate will be qualified as an MOT tester, having achieved the National Occupational Standard for the role. Once this qualification has been awarded, a candidate will be able to apply to the DVSA to be authorised as an MOT tester. 




To be eligible, candidates must:


  • Be a skilled technician with a minimum of 4 years' full time employment, permitted by law, in the service and repair of the vehicle types to be tested

  • Have current and full UK driving licence for the vehicle classes you want to test

  • 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'.

Due to the changes to MOT training, candidates are no longer required by DVSA to be nominated by an MOT Manager before attending a training course. Instead an MOT manager needs to verify an individual's employment upon completion of the course.

Application Forms

All candidates wishing to take this course must complete the below forms, to process your application and to ensure that you meet DVSA's minimum requirements for the course. 

Click here to download the required forms

Once this is completed please return these documents via:



Please send documents to RMI Offices as below:

FAO: RMI Academy Administration


2-3 Allerton Road



CV23 0PA


RMI Members: £575 + VAT


Non-RMI Members: £730 + VAT

This course can be carried out on site (depending on facilities). 

Course Calendars

If you cannot find a suitable course date at your nearest academy, please call us and we will try to accommodate your requirements.


To book this course, contact us here or call us on 01788 538399

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