Annual MOT Assessment Topics for 2021-22

Find out what topics to train on for the 2021-22 exam

The 2021-22 DVSA annual training and exam year starts on 1st April 2021 and ends on 31st March 2022. Following on from the previous 5 years, the proposals for the 2021-22 year is to include the following:

For vehicle classes 1&2
(Group A)

New Technology

– Lighting systems;
– Electric, hybrid and hydrogen;
– Health & safety relating to alternative fuel vehicles;
– Carbon fibre components.

Test Procedures

– Correct methods to raise suspension;
– Linked brake systems and decelerometers;
– Headlamp patterns;
– Assessing repaired lamps;
– Additional stop lamps;
– What defines a motorcycle as “off-road” in relation to lighting requirements.

MOT Testing Requirements

– VE powers and procedures;
– Training logs;
– Equipment failure;
– Test equipment and operating instructions;
– Recording of vehicle details;
– PRS;
– Emissions test;
– Major – Minor – Dangerous;
– How to deal with technical enquiries.

Corrosion and Standards of Repair

– Prescribed areas;
– Frame arrangements including sidecars;
– Suitable materials;
– Bonded repairs;
– Repairs to steel and alloy wheels;
– Carbon fibre components;
– Brake pipes.

For vehicle classes 4&7
(Group B)

New Technology

– Lighting systems;
– Electric, hybrid and hydrogen;
– Health & safety relating to alternative fuel vehicles;
– Carbon fibre components;
– ‘Fly by wire’ steering systems.

MOT Testing Requirements

– VE powers and procedures;
– Training logs;
– Equipment failure, including linked equipment;
– Test equipment and operating instructions;
– Recording of vehicle details;
– PRS;
– Emissions and smoke test (BET test procedures, smoke test temperature etc);
– Major – Minor – Dangerous;
– How to deal with technical enquiries.

Corrosion and Standards of Repair

– Prescribed areas;
– Chassis types
– Suitable materials;
– Bonded repairs;
– Repairs to steel and alloy wheels;
– Carbon fibre components;
– Brake pipes.
Important

The above topics need to cover a minimum of 3 hours and a record of this training must be kept by the MOT tester for inspection by the DVSA. If a tester is qualified as both a Group A and Group B tester, they must carry out a total of 6 hours of training ensuring they cover the minimum requirement of 3 hours per vehicle class group.

Looking to book your 2021-22 Annual Training and Exams?

Buying for yourself as a tester? Create your FREE MOT Juice Lite account today.

Free 2021/22 annual MOT tester training resources

Download training log template for recording your training sessions
Click here to download a free training log template.

MOT Juice company logo

Get started with MOT Juice free for 30 days

No credit card required. See for yourself why over 7,500 people choose MOT Juice.

no credit card required

MOTJUICE

Copyright © 2014-2021 MOT Juice Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
Registered in England & Wales VAT Number 180 928 193
WordPress Lightbox Plugin