Annual MOT Assessment Topics for 2022-23

The MOT annual training and exam topics for 2022-23

The 2022-23 DVSA annual training and exam year starts on 1st April 2022 and ends on 31st March 2023. Following on from the previous 6 years, the proposals for the 2022-23 year is to include the following:

The annual MOT exam topics for vehicle classes 1&2 are:
(Group A)

Brake Test Procedures

– Brake performance requirements;
– Use of decelerometer;
– Brake calculations during contingency testing;
– Motorcycles with special controls;
– Disabled rider controls;
– Modified brake controls;
– Damaged brake controls;
– Testing motorcycles fitted with a sidecar;
– Linked brakes;
– Reasons to refuse to test.

Managing Your MOT Account

– How long you should keep CPD training records for;
– Where to find information on annual assessment;
– What information the training log should contain;
– Implication of not keeping training log (reference new appendix 8);
– Reminder of declaration;
– What to do if you have a criminal conviction;
– What to do regarding change of address, new email and/or new contact number;
– What information you can give a new employer;
– Multiple accounts, what you should/shouldn’t do;
– Restricted driving licence/road test.

Test Procedures

– Retest procedures;
– Free retest items;
– What action to take if an additional defect is found during a retest;
– Who can carry out a retest;
– What is a working day;
– What items would not result in a fee if the vehicle were returned for retest the next working day?;
– PRS How/when it is applied/rules;
– “Modified” vehicle presented for test;
– Jacking of vehicles;
– Use of headlamp test equipment;
– Testing in more than one site;
– Headlight alignment;
– Wheel alignment;
– Road test;
– Disabled controls.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

The MOT Inspection Manual for motorcycles and sidecars

The annual MOT exam topics for vehicle classes 4&7 are:
(Group B)

Brake Test Procedures

– Brake performance requirements;
– Use of decelerometer;
– Reasons to refuse to test;
– Electrical mechanical parking brake;
– Incline test;
– Dual purpose vehicles.

Managing Your MOT Account

– How long you should keep CPD training records for;
– Where to find information on annual assessment;
– What information the training log should contain;
– Implication of not keeping training log (reference new appendix 8);
– Reminder of declaration;
– What to do if you have a criminal conviction;
– What to do regarding change of address, new email and/or new contact number;
– What information you can give a new employer;
– Multiple accounts, what you should/shouldn’t do;
– Restricted driving licence/road test.

Test Procedures

– Retest procedures;
– Free retest items;
– What action to take if an additional defect is found during a retest;
– Who can carry out a retest;
– What is a working day;
– What items would not result in a fee if the vehicle were returned for retest the next working day?;
– PRS How/when it is applied/rules;
– “Modified” vehicle presented for test;
– Jacking of vehicles;
– Use of headlamp test equipment;
– Testing in more than one site;
– Headlight alignment;
– Wheel alignment;
– Road test;
– Disabled controls.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

The MOT Inspection Manual for cars and passenger vehicles

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.

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