E3 Ongoing Requirements 1. In addition to meeting the criteria given in Section E, those seeking to become Testers must successfully complete a Level 2 Award in MOT Testing which explains the processes of MOT testing and reinforces the standards set out in the relevant Inspection Manuals. They must also successfully pass a demonstration test invigilated by a DVSA Vehicle Examiner. 2. Testers must keep up to date with current practices and standards by a. studying all relevant Special Notices (and acknowledge on MTS when required, the MOT Testing Guide, Matters of Testing, emailed messages from DVSA and appropriate Inspection Manuals and their amendments b. successfully complete annual training and assessment as stipulated by DVSA; c. training on the use of any new or modified equipment installed at their VTS; d. studying or training on the significance and correct functioning of any new features that are introduced on vehicle types that they are likely to be asked to test. 3. Testers will be required to carryout demonstration tests when requested by DVSA Vehicle Examiners. 4. Testers will be required to undertake additional training or carryout demonstration tests before being allowed to test vehicles in classes that they have not previously been testing. 5. Testers should access their Test Quality Information Reports via the MOT Testing Service, to compare their personal performance with the national averages. Testers should note that there maybe valid reasons as to why their own personal performance may differ from the national average, e.g. average age of vehicle tested. Comparison where a difference is found should lead the Tester to question why the difference exists.