MOT Furlough – Tester Training FAQs

MOT Furlough. Your questions answered.

Can MOT testers do their mot training whilst on furlough? Are you an MOT tester on furlough?  Are you an employer of MOT testers who have been furloughed? Do you have any questions regarding MOT tester annual training? Will completion of MOT tester training compromise furlough payments?

Read on to find out the answers to these questions and more.

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MOT Annual Training Whilst Furloughed

MOT Annual Training Whilst Furloughed – Will completing MOT Tester annual training affect furlough payments?

In our opinion, no. It will not.

Read on for a detailed explanation of why completing MOT  annual Training whilst furloughed will not affect payments under the current Job Retention Scheme

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Lockdown for MOT Testers – how to make the most of it.

Lockdown for MOT Testers – How to Survive and Thrive During the Coronavirus Crisis and Beyond

It has been yet another week of lockdown for MOT testers and for pretty much everyone else.  There has been unprecedented policy change across business and wider society. The legislation involving our industry in particular has been like nothing we have ever experienced before.

What is the best thing to do to survive this Lockdown for MOT Testers?

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COVID-19 TESTING SOLUTION – MOTOR TRADE COULD MOBILISE 26,000 LOCATIONS + 130,000 STAFF TO FIGHT COVID

 A COVID-19 testing solution is right under our noses

The Government will always be slow to react and so its time the private sector started to wade in.

We have the unrivalled opportunity to provide a COVID-19 testing solution via our network of 26,000 locations across the UK supported by 65,000 trained and registered staff who all work with admin teams at each site giving a combined workforce of over 130,000 people who are ready to help.

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How to wash your hands properly poster

How to wash your hands properly. Information and a poster you can download.

Knowing how to wash your hands properly and then doing so is one of the best ways to slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Help control the spread of coronavirus by putting this poster up at your place of work.

Click this link below, download, print and display the poster.

How to wash your hands properly – download the poster for your workplace

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MOT Manager Roles – Bear Trap One

MOT Manager roles are clearly defined by the DVSA. Do you know what they all are?

For a site to be authorised to test the Authorised Examiner (AE) must appoint individuals to certain MOT Manager roles .  These roles define the individuals responsibilities to the MOT Service.

You must have these roles appointed and you and the individuals must understand the responsibilities that go with them.

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MOT Managers – 4 regulatory bear traps the DVSA are setting for you

MOT Managers.  Read this to stay ahead of the game. Be smarter than the average bear. Be prepared for the bear cull to come.

Are you one of these MOT managers? AE, AEDM, AEP, DM or SM?

Yes? Then this is for you.  We have put together a series of blogs that distil the regulations and responsibilities that apply to you as an MOT Manager.

I’ll also discuss the importance of applying the regulations in light of the changes we see in how the DVSA are policing the industry.

Read this and be smarter than the average bear. Don’t get caught in one of the DVSA’s regulatory bear traps.

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Threat of MOT cessation notices from the DVSA. What are the implications?

Threat of MOT cessation notices from the DVSA. What are the implications?

A very interesting email landed  the other day from the DVSA essentially threatening MOT cessation notices. The actual subject line was:

More rigorous application of rules for motorcycle MOT standards’

Why are the DVSA threatening a more rigorous application of the rules?

  • Is this a message for just bike testers or should everyone be paying attention?
  • Does that mean testers have been getting away with missing failure items and not being punished?
  • Has there been a spate of motorcycle accidents due to missed items?

Or is it just a storm in a teacup and someone feels the need to make a bit of noise to keep everyone in order?

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Why MOT Site Assessment Targeting by the DVSA is a Danger to Your Business and 6 Things you Need to Fix Now

MOT site assessment targeting by the DVSA is a serious risk to your business  

This blog contains vital information about MOT site assessment targeting.

What 6 things do you need to make sure you have in hand and a bonus pointer that may help you move your risk score from red to green.

If you think the DVSA is a toothless tiger think again.  With Test Logs and TQI at their disposal the DVSA can peer into your MOT site like never before. Continue reading “Why MOT Site Assessment Targeting by the DVSA is a Danger to Your Business and 6 Things you Need to Fix Now”

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