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Level 2 Award in MOT

Testing (Classes 1 and 2)




The IMI Level 2 Award in MOT Testing (Classes 1 and 2) was developed with Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to perform the MOT Test Routine on mopeds and motorcycles. 

Once you have successfully completed and passed this award, the final stage will be to complete a VT8 demonstration MOT test with a DVSA assessor to receive your certificate of competence.  This will normally be conducted in your own Vehicle Testing Station (VTS) and successful completion will allow you to commence testing motorcycles with immediate effect. 

Course Overview.

The main topics covered during the course are:

Our courses are ran using a blend of practical and theory based study in small groups of 4 candidates in order to maximise on tutor contact time. 
Upon application, we will send you some pre-course learning materials and videos to study that will fully prepare you for what is a very demanding course and assessment.  Completion of this work forms part of the guided learning hours for this course and is therefore mandatory.   Candidates failing to complete this work may be refused entry onto the course.
Who Should Attend

The IMI Level 2 Award in MOT Testing (Classes 1 and 2), has been developed for individuals who would like to improve their career by becoming qualified MOT Testers for motorcycles and mopeds.

The course is ran over three days with your final assessments being conducted on day 3. 

The assessments consists of an online test of approximately 40 questions and a demonstration MOT where you will be observed carrying out a full MOT demo test. 

The theory part of the test is 'open book' which means you will be able to use reference materials such as the MOT Testers Manual during the test.  The pass mark for this test is 80%.

Learners wishing to undertake this course MUST possess a good standard of written and spoken English as all MOT training and testing is conducted in English.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible to undertake theThe IMI Level 2 Award in MOT Testing (Classes 1 and 2), you must:

  • have a current and full UK motorcycle driving licence
  • be a skilled mechanic, with at least 4 years full-time employment in the service and repair of motorcycles
  • have no unspent convictions for criminal offences connected with the MOT testing scheme or the motor trade, or involving acts of violence or intimidation
  • and be of good repute.

What you will achieve

Successful completion of the IMI Level 2 Award in MOT Testing (Classes 1 and 2),  will give you a valuable academic qualification recognised by the DVSA that demonstrates your skills and knowledge in conducting MOT testing.

 Cost of Course

The cost of this course is £795 + VAT per candidate.