Requirements for Authorisation D Issue Date March 2019 48 7 Mandatory Roles and Training 7.1 Authorised Examiner Principal (AEP) 7.2 Authorised Examiner Designated Manager (AEDM) 7.3 Tester 7.4 Site Manager (SM) 7.5 Quality Controller (QC) 7.6 Security Cards Introduction 1 For an AE to be authorised and a site to start testing, MOT specific roles must be appointed to individuals. These identify the individuals responsibilities with regard to the MOT Service and where applicable, allow them appropriate access to the MOT Testing Service. Not all mandatory roles require access to the MOT Testing Service. 2 The following mandatory roles are required for the authorisation of a site to test • Authorised Examiner Principal (AEP); • Authorised Examiner Designated Manager (AEDM); Tester Site Manager (SM Quality Control (QC. 3 Depending on the size and makeup of a business an individual can hold one or multiple roles. The role of AEDM will be appointed by DVSA from the information supplied in the AE’s application, the remaining roles must be appointed by the AEDM. 4 There are additional non mandatory roles, giving varying levels of access to the MOT Testing Service, which AEs may find useful to aid with the running of their business.