IMI - Award in MOT Testing (Class 4 and 7) - Level 2
This course is for people aged 19 or over
Faculty of Engineering, Aerospace and Automotive
Level Location Start Date End Date Day Time Fee Reduced Ask Apply
Level 2 Exeter College Technology Centre Please see below* Please see below* Mon-Fri Variable £675 None

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

The course consists of 4 days of theory and one day practical assessment in preparation for DVSA authorisation. On completion of the 4 days you will be required to pass an online assessment, the practical demonstration will be assessed on the fifth day, both elements need to be passed for progression onto the DVSA test in the workplace.

*This Course will be repeated every term. Spaces can be booked on request and providing capacity is available.

Course dates are:-

  • 4th December 2017
  • 8th January 2018
  • 29th January 2018
  • 19th February 2018
  • 5th March 2018
  • 19th March 2018
  • 23rd April 2018
  • 14th May 2018
  • 21st May 2018
  • 11th June 2018
  • 25th June 2018
  • 2nd July 2018

You will experience the process of identifying data and information provided via the MOT handbook, you will be given training from current MOT testers who are live in industry so therefore have a great deal of understanding of the demands of being an MOT tester. Training alongside other candidates who are in industry provides a great platform for peer learning and support and enhances the whole course experience. The course length of study per day is intense and a great deal of focus and self-reflection will be required to achieve a pass.

To find out more:
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What topics will I study?

The content covers health and safety, legal requirements and underpinning knowledge of vehicle systems to include braking, steering and suspension, vehicle electrics and engine emissions.

What are the entry requirements?

This course is for people who hold a Level 3 light vehicle technical qualification and have 4 years’ experience in the motor vehicle industry. Please contact to ensure that your qualifications meet requirements.

Please complete the IMI registration form as well as the college enrolment form (using the apply button above).

For further information on entry criteria please click here.

What facilities are there?

A live MOT test bay provides a realistic working environment, up to date PC access and modern resources relevant to industry.

Parking is available at the Technology Centre and FREE to MOT candidates. 

What can the course lead on to?

This course provides the entry point to full authorisation to carry out ministry testing.

We also offer MOT annual training, please click here for more information.

Are there any additional costs?

It is important that you pay for your course at least 3 weeks before the course starts to ensure that you will have access to all the facilities and resources in your first week.

It is important that you apply and pay for your course at least one week before the course starts to ensure that you will have access to all the facilities and resources in your first week.
Please be aware that there are no car parking facilities at Exeter College city centre sites, but public car parks are available across the city.

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