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Motor Vehicle – City and Guilds Level 2 Award in MOT Testing (Classes 4 and 7)

Course Type: Adult qualifications and professional, Open to international students Campus: East Brighton Campus Entry requirements: Age 21+, with a valid driving licence for the class of vehicle to test, a Level 3 qualification and a minimum of 4 years experience Assessment: College based and on-site assessment by DVSA inspector Qualification: Level 2 Award in MOT Testing Awarding Body: City & Guilds

Why this course?

If you want to become a qualified MOT tester, you will need to successfully complete this qualification which was developed with the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA). 

Successful completion of the course will lead to your final part of the MOT qualification. This is an onsite assessment by a DVSA inspector of you carrying out a full MOT test.

Please note: To complete this course you must be over 21 and hold a valid driving license for the class of vehicle you wish to test. A minimum of 4 years experience within the trade and a Level 3 qualification are also required.

Further information about becoming an MOT tester can be found on the GOV.UK website. 

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees ?
CM0464-1C 25 Jun 2019 East Brighton 8.30am-4.30pm 4 days £800.00

Discounts may be available depending on your circumstances, please see our finance information.

Entry requirements

You must hold the appropriate industry-recognised qualifications at Level 3 and have an appropriate length of service within the trade (minimum of four years) prior to undertaking the qualification.

You must also hold the required driving licence for the class of vehicle you wish to test.

This course is only open to applicants over the age of 21. 

Entry requirements


Our motor vehicle workshop will provide you with full testing ability from emissions to brake testing and using the latest in MOT testing equipment. Our classrooms all have online computers and are equipped with the best training resources so you will have everything you need in order to successfully pass the qualification.


Links with employers

Our motor vehicle department is well-known in the motor trade business community within the city.

The College has also been the city's biggest provider of trained mechanics since 1946.


On successful completion of this qualification, you can progress on to the Level 3 Award in MOT Testing Centre Management.

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