A licence to act as a VRT Tester is issued by Transport Malta in terms of the Motor Vehicle (Roadworthiness Test) Regulations (S.L. 65.15). Such a licence authorises the tester to carry out testing on vehicles in approved VRT Stations and to certify that such vehicles are roadworthy and safe to be used on public roads.
The following are the requirements to become a licensed VRT Tester:
The prescribed application form needs to be submitted to Transport Malta at the Techncial Unit, Hornworks Ditch; Floriana FRN 1221. Together with the completed application, the applicant must submit: A copy of his/her ID card; a Police Conduct Certificate; a copy of level 2 Technician’s Certificate; and work experience supporting documentation.
Upon submission of the application, an aknowledgment letter will be sent by Transport Malta to the applicant and in the case of an incomplete application, the applicant will be informed about the need to supply any additional documentation.
Upon submission of a complete application, the applicant will be informed accordingly. The details of the applicant will be forwarded to the Employment and Training Corporation (ETC) to be listed for the VRT Tester’s Course. The applicant will then be notified by the ETC when the course is due. Once the applicant has successfully completed the VRT Tester’s Course, the VRT Tester Licence will be issued by Transport Malta against a one time fee of €25.
Where Transport Malta decides to refuse an application, Transport Malta will inform the applicant by notice in writing, stating the reasons for such refusal.
Validity of Licence:
A VRT Tester’s Licence is issued for an indefinite period and is subject to continued compliance with the requirements of the Motor vehicle (Roadworthiness Test) Regulations.
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