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

This qualification is developed for those individuals who wish to qualify as an MOT Tester for classes 1 and 2. Achievement of this qualification enables them to apply to undertake the DVSA final demonstration test, enabling them to MOT test motorbikes. To test classes 1 and 2 you will need to complete two consecutive days of MOT training. No qualifications or accreditation’s are necessary to undertake this course.



To become a motorbike MOT tester you need to:

  • Have a current and full UK driving licence for classes 1 & 2
  • Be a skilled mechanic with at least four years in full-time employment in the service/repair industry
  • Have no unspent convictions for criminal offences connected with the motor trade, or involving acts of violence or intimidation

Course Content

There are 5 parts to the course, including theory & practical training:

  • Safe working practices in the vehicle test centre
  • Working relationships within the vehicle test centre
  • Managing your own professional development as an MOT tester
  • Carrying out pre-test checks for an MOT test
  • Carrying out an MOT test