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Preparation for MOT Testing (Revision)

Course Code: MOTP1

Level: 3
Subject area: Engineering, Automotive & Marine
Awarding body: City College Plymouth
Qualification: College Certificate
Course type: Short course
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One day
When you'll study: Various days, 9.00am - 4.30pm

About the course

This course is an great opportunity to revise for the MOTP accreditation. It will enable you to revise a variety of subjects to enhance your confidence in MOT Testing.

What you'll learn

This course includes revision on the following subject areas:

  • emission systems
  • electrical systems
  • braking systems
  • steering and suspension systems
  • vehicle structures
  • vehicle appraisal.
Entry requirements

In order to complete this course, you must be able to work unsupervised. It is advised that you are in full-time employment. You are also required to have at least four years experience to ensure you are familiar with the techniques for vehicle, inspection and system(s) diagnosis.


This course has no exams, however you will be asked questions during the revision process.

What's next?

Once you have completed the one day revision and are confident, you can completed the MOTP accreditation, this will give you a level 3 qualification and enable you to carry out the MOT Tester course.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2022/23 (August 2022 – July 2023). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2023/24.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

Please note; this course is run subject to numbers. If you would like to apply, please complete an application form and we'll be in touch with a date for you to start the course.