The minimum entry requirement is 3 years experience in a relevant industrial environment.
In order to achieve an irtec licence, a technician must first pass an Under Pinning Knowledge (theory) test consisting of 40 questions at an IMI approved assessment centre, 25 questions will be of a technical content whilst 15 questions will be legislation related. Once the Under Pinning Knowledge test is successfully completed candidates have 12 months in which to complete the practical assessment.
The practical assessments in the Inspection Technician Licence are as follows:
- Inspection of Trailers
Once accredited, irtec technicians agree to abide by the irtec code of conduct, receive a licence card, certificate and are placed on the irtec technicians register. As an additional benefit, irtec licence holders are eligible to apply for a free Halfords Trade Card.
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