IRTEC Accreditations

IRTEC is the Industry Standard for HGV and PSV technicians and is an independent accreditation to validate the competence of technicians. It is valid for 5 years. Lloyd Morgan Group are a recognised leading approved centre for the IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry) and as a result are approved to deliver IRTEC awards.

An IRTEC licence is for the individual rather than the employer and lasts 5 years before a re-assessment is needed.

To undertake any IRTEC accreditation the candiates must meet specific guidelines set by the IMI. Please see the relevant page for the awards.

The awards for IRTEC that are available:

Service Maintenance Technician (SMS)

Inspection Technician

Advanced Technician

Inspection Technician Light Commercial Vehicles


Benefits of IRTEC Accreditation

As a result of obtaining an IRTEC licence, technicians demonstrate a greater level of commitment to maintaining high standards within a company because of higher levels of professionalism and expertise. 


  • Improves confidence in vehicle safety
  • Gain a competitive advantage
  • Identify training needs


  • Demonstrates commitment to Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Validate current skills
  • Recognition of knowledge and expertise
  • Eligible to apply for a Halfords trade card, providing discounts on a range of products and services

Why choose Lloyd Morgan Group for IRTEC Acceditations?

Industry Recognised Qualification

Recognised centre for the IMI (Institute of Motor Industry) and are approved to offer IRTEC awards.

Flexible Delivery to Suit You

Accreditations can be completed on site for your convenience. Or via one of our IRTEC approved centers nationwide.

Improved Vehicle Safety

Technicians that acquire the accreditation have demonstrated a high level of competence in maintaining vehicles.

Excellent Service

Trainers with a wealth of experience who have acquired their IRTEC accreditations themselves.

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 Directory. As an additional benefit, IRTEC licence holders are eligible to apply for a free Halfords Trade Card.

Here is what our customers say

SMT IRTEC Accreditation:
“This course was very well presented an explained in an understandable manner”

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