The RSA is responsible for granting authorisation to become a new CVR Tester and for amending authorisations to add additional test categories. Find out more about the authorisation process.
For applicants for Authorisation as new CVR Testers the following qualifications/experience requirements apply.
|New CVR Tester applicants who have an Advanced Certificate Craft, National Craft Certificate or an equivalent qualification from another country to at least level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) or a Senior Trade Certificate or Record of Attainment from the Further Education and Training Authority (SOLAS) demonstrating competencies equivalent to the standards for a National Craft Certificate in the skill area of Light Vehicle, HGV, Agricultural or Construction Mechanic.
|New ADR/Tractor (category T vehicles) Tester applicants applying for an amendment to their authorisation to conduct ADR/Tractor (category T) tests must have been authorised to test HCV vehicles for at least one year immediately preceding their commencement of the relevant training course with the nominated training provider.
Further information on the training courses can be found in our training section.
Send the completed form to:
CVR Authorisations Section,
Commercial Vehicle Testing,
Road Safety Authority,
Following Authorisation CVR Testers will be subject to ongoing supervision by the RSA.
For additional information please contact CVRAuthorisations@rsa.ie