Course overview

irtec (Inspection Technician) City of Bristol College

This two-day, short course is for vehicle technicians in the HGV, Trailer and PSV sectors.

You will work towards gaining an irtec licence, or a re-accreditation (please advise of this at enrolment). This is a nationally-recognised Licence.

This qualification demonstrates to employers in the road transport industry that an inspection technician has reached the required standard to undertake vehicle inspections.

Employing irtec-qualified inspection technicians is best practice and protects OCRS scores.

Prior to registration for irtec, you will need to send evidence to meet the minimum entry requirement; 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. 

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irtec (Inspection Technician) Parkway Centre
Bristol
Course Code
FPP0395D01-1
Dates
01/01/1970 - 01/01/1970
Duration
Flexible, contact College
Days
Groups (mixed days)
Hours per week
12.00
Start Time
09:00
Location
Parkway Centre
Fee
This course costs £450. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
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irtec (Inspection Technician) Parkway Centre
Bristol
Course Code
FPP0395D01-1
Dates
01/01/1970 - 01/01/1970
Duration
Flexible, contact College
Days
Groups (mixed days)
Hours per week
12.00
Start Time
09:00
Location
Parkway Centre
Fee
This course costs £450. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire Apply
Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
FPP0395D01-1 Variable Dates Flexible, contact College Groups (mixed days) 12.00 09:00 Parkway Centre
This course costs £450. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
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FPP0395D01-1 Variable Dates Flexible, contact College Groups (mixed days) 12.00 09:00 Parkway Centre
This course costs £450. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire Apply

Additional information

Who is this course for?

This course is for technicians working in the commercial vehicle sector. You need to be aged 19+ to join the course.

What you'll learn

During this short course, you will work towards gaining an inspection licence. This will show employers that you are qualified to carry out vehicle inspections.

Course entry requirements

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.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

In order to achieve an irtec licence, you must carry out an underpinning-knowledge test before completing a practical assessment. Both assessments can be carried out at an irtec-approved centre.

Future career and study opportunities

This course can help you progress your career in the sector. For instance, it could help you progress into a management role or become a Senior Technician.

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