How do I find out my MOT level?

There are four main steps to become an MOT Tester:

  1. GO TO COURSE. Pass a Level 3 Pre-Entry Accreditation recognised by DVSA.
  2. GO TO COURSE. Pass the Level 2 Award in MOT Testing Certificate.
  3. GO TO COURSE. Pass the DVSA VT8 Observation at a Premier MOT Training Site.

What does an MOT tell you?

An MOT involves dozens of checks on your car, ranging from the brakes and fuel system to lights, mirrors, seatbelts, windscreen wipers and exhaust system. It doesn’t cover the condition of the engine, clutch and gearbox.

Does MOT retest work 10 days?

If your vehicle fails an MOT and you leave it with the test centre for repair, you’ll have a partial retest. As long as this is done within 10 working days of failing the MOT, it’s done for free. If you take your vehicle away for repairs, and return it before the end of the next working day, the test is normally free.

Can I take my car to another garage if it fails MOT?

If you leave your car with the same garage which conducted the MOT in the first place to complete the repairs, they may be able to carry out a partial retest. This is where only the parts of the car which failed the initial MOT are tested again. This would have to be carried out within 10 working days of the first MOT.

How much does a MOT tester earn?

The average Mot tester salary in London is £31,409. This is 8.7% more than the average national salary for Mot tester jobs.

How do I become an MOT tester with no qualifications?

The IMI has an accreditation route if you do not hold an accepted qualification. To qualify in classes 3 or 5, you must already be a class 4 and 7 tester who holds a level 2 testing certificate and has completed a MOT demonstration test.

What can fail an MOT 2020?

Help your car pass its next MOT Around 1.5 million vehicles fail their MOT due to simple things such as faulty bulbs, too little tyre tread, or even empty windscreen washer fluid bottles. It’s possible to anticipate most of these issues with a quick check of your car.

Is oil level checked in MOT?

Ensure Your Vehicle Has Enough Oil The oil check is an important part of an MOT because without it, the garage will not be able to test emission levels. You can check this by taking a quick look under the bonnet.

Do you get 14 days grace for an MOT?

It is assumed by many people that they have 14 days ‘grace’ after their MOT test Certificate expires to obtain a renewal – This is not the case. However, the MOT test regulations do make the provision for early testing by up to a calendar month to ease the renwal process.

How much do MOT testers get paid UK?

The average mot tester salary in the United Kingdom is £26,500 per year or £13.59 per hour. Entry level positions start at £24,000 per year while most experienced workers make up to £31,000 per year.

Can I become an MOT tester without being a mechanic?

You’ll need to complete annual Training and Assessment each year or else the DSVA can take away your status as a Tester. Conclusion As you can see, it is virtually impossible to become an MOT tester without being a mechanic.

Can an MOT tester test his own car?

Letting MOT guys inspect their own cars is like letting a tax inspector inspect his own taxes. Its simply not fair on the rest of us. You may drive around with your family, and exhaustively test your car. That is obviously the right thing to do.