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 qualified after 1 April 2018, you do not need to start training until 1 April 2019.

Your MOT tester status will be suspended if you do not 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.