IRTEC Inspection Technician



Stephenson Campus
Thornborough Road
LE67 3TN







In order to achieve an IRTEC license, a technician must first pass an Underpinning Knowledge (theory) test consisting of 50 questions at an IMI approved assessment center, 35 questions will be of technical content whilst 15 questions will be legislation related. Once you have completed the Underpinning Knowledge test you will complete the practical  assessment.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for anyone who works as a passenger carrying vehicle technician.

What existing knowledge is needed?

The minimum entry requirement is 3 years industrial experience OR a Level 3 S/NVQ (or equivalent qualification) plus at least one year’s experience in a relevant industrial environment. The technician must be able to work unsupervised and ideally be in full time employment to ensure they are familiar with the skills, knowledge and techniques associated with vehicle inspection.

What could I progress on to?


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