MOT tester training and annual assessments

Staying qualified as an MOT tester

You must complete training and pass an assessment between April and March every year.

If you’ve recently qualified, you don’t need to start training until the start of the next full year, for example April 2018.

Your MOT tester status will be suspended if you don’t pass the annual assessment.

What you need to do

  1. Do at least 3 hours of training each year and 16 hours in 5 years

  2. Keep a record of your training.

  3. Book and take your assessment.

  4. Record your assessment result.