Our Courses

MOT Consultancy

Is your garage rated amber or red? are you in danger of being ceased? or just a bit stuck and not sure where to turn? Need some guidance or help?

IMI Level 3 Light Vehicle Inspection Course

The Level 3 Light Vehicle Inspection course is your first step in becoming a qualified MOT tester. This course will give you the skills and knowledge required to perform a vehicle inspection.

Level 2 Award In MOT Testing (classes 1 and 2)

To test classes 1 and 2 you will need to complete two consecutive days of MOT tester training. No qualifications or accreditations are necessary to undertake this course.

Level 2 Award In MOT Testing (classes 4 and 7)

Achievement of this qualification enables you to apply to undertake the DVSA final observed assessment (VT8) in order to become a MOT Tester.

Class 3 MOT Training

This course will cover the theory and practical training in order to become a class 3 MOT tester.

Class 5 MOT Training

This course will cover the theory and practical training in order to become a class 5 MOT tester.

MOT Manager Course

If you’re looking to become an MOT manager, this is the most truthful and informative course you will attend if you are a new start up station or taking over an existing site.

MOT Annual Training

We have created a range of training packages for existing testers to undertake the MOT annual training and annual assessment.

Refrigerant Handling (air conditioning)

The Air Conditioning route is intended for technicians whose job role involves the maintenance and repair or accident repair of light vehicles and will have contact with the vehicle Air Conditioning system during their work activities.

Find Out More About Us

Here at The Test Centre Training we strive to deliver informative, fair and unbiased Accreditations within the Automotive Industry.

Our assessors and the team behind them are handpicked to meet our high standards and your high expectations.

Filming with The IMI

Check out this video of our filming with the IMI. Richard O’Brien visits The Test Centre Training in Dartford, and Barry Williams updates us with some important changes in the world of MOT.

Latest News

MOT Tester Career

Considering a career as an MOT tester?

Becoming an MOT tester can be a highly rewarding career, especially with some employers paying up to £35,000 a year. With several training providers to choose from, it can be somewhat confusing as to which MOT training centre to book your course with. To make things a little easier, we […]

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The MOT inspection manual is changing from 20th May 2018- are you up to date?

Big changes are coming to the MOT inspection manual. The manual as we know it will no longer exist. From 20th May 2018 the MOT manual will have a major update. A draft version of the MOT inspection manual can be found here. Please note, once the new manual is […]

Class 5

DVSA Changes to Test Classes 3 or 5

DVSA recently announced changes that will affect MOT testers wishing to test classes 3 or 5. In order to test vehicle classes 3 or 5, MOT testers must have completed the class 4 and 7 MOT qualification and a VT8 demonstration test. The new changes, effective from 14th August 2017 mean […]

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What Our Customers Are Saying

5 Stars

“Top class training centre, all the staff were really helpful and gave me the training and confidence I needed to get through this! Would recommend it to anyone looking to become an mot tester”

Jamie Masher May 16, 2018

5 Stars

“I would like to thank every one there especially Wayne with all the training help to get me through”.

John Parker March 24, 2018

 5 Stars

Great course, had a good laugh as well which made it easier I think. Thank you Wayne for all your help”

Thomas Munt January 26, 2018

5 Stars

“Great course, great bunch of guys, massive thank you to all at The Test Centre and an even bigger thank you to Wayne for all his help, what a sense of humor that man has, absolutely fantastic”

Paul Artis January 26, 2018

5 Stars

“Great course, informative and a good laugh at the same time! Great bunch of lads! Mega thanks to the ‘Peregrine Falcon’!”

Jamie Grant January 26, 2018

5 Stars

“Many thanks to Wayne Morley for putting up with us rabble. Great course well informed pleasant environment and still able to have a few jokes”.

Jeremy Jeffery October 27, 2017

5 Stars

“As a female within the industry I am extremely happy with the way I have been welcomed and looked after. I highly recommend this place. Amazing in every way.”

Jeni Farlam February 25, 2017

5 Stars

“Very good training there’s nothing worse than going on a course and all they care about is money not at this place. They want you to learn as much as you can and thrive of you passing and doing well, staff was amazing very friendly and made me feel welcome thank you guys !!”

Peter Davis March 4, 2017

5 Stars

“Great course over the 3 days, very thorough training and a really nice and friendly staff and environment.”

James Svensen March 3, 2017

5 Stars

“Excellent test centre! Elle was fantastic – helped me book my team swiftly and efficiently and has been great throughout! Team have all passed and their qualifications are up to date! Thank you for everything :)”

Daniela Reynolds March 1, 2017

5 Stars

“Found the company on Facebook and instantly booked my Level 3 vehicle technician and inspection and after passing this I’ve booked my award in MOT testing which I also passed.
For both courses I was looked after really well and I would strongly recommend the service they provide!!!”

Venny Vasilev February 15, 2017

5 Stars

“Very good. Nice and easy and very helpful.”

Aaron Webb May 16, 2017