Become an MOT trainer
How to apply to be a MOT trainer running MOT qualification courses for an approved training provider.
Courses you can run
As a MOT trainer, you can run these Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) regulated MOT qualifications:
- Level 2 Award in MOT Testing (classes 1 and 2 - motorcycles)
- Level 2 Award in MOT Testing (classes 4 and 7 - light vehicles)
- Level 3 Award in MOT Test Centre Management
Apply to be a MOT trainer
Trainers work for training providers, for example, colleges, higher education establishments and specialist automotive training centres.
Training providers have been approved to provide MOT qualification courses by an ‘awarding organisation’.
To apply to be a MOT trainer, contact a training provider to find out:
- if they’re recruiting trainers
- if you’re eligible to be a trainer
- how to register with them
To find a training provider, you can:
- find an MOT course and contact the training provider
- contact one of the awarding organisations who approves training providers - they’ll give you details of training providers in your area
List of awarding organisations
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency doesn’t approve MOT trainers.