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Continuing Competence Revision Day announced

MVDA Technical Competence training
Great opportunity to 'swot' up on your technical competence and to join the association.
In the run-up to the end of ‘period 3’ of continuing technical competence, the Motor Vehicle Dismantlers’ Association have organised a revision day for both members and non-members.

The requirement for ATF’s to demonstrate technical competence has been with us for a while now, and although some still feel it can be ignored, you do so at your own peril. It is a legal requirement, and to help those with an existing WAMITAB Continuing Competence qualification who wish to update their skills, or those planning to take the qualification, MVDA have put together the day with the help of one of WAMITAB’s leading training bodies, Learning Light.

The day is planned as a series of revision modules, focused on the three ‘generic’ parts of the WAMTIAB multiple choice assessment. This will be suitable for all tests up to April 2016.

The day is planned for Wednesday, November 11th, the day prior the MVDA’s annual general meeting which takes place on the 12th. The price for members is £15 per company for up to 3 people and includes a buffet lunch. The day is open to non-members at a cost of £150 which they tell us will be knocked off the membership fee if you decide to join the association at the event. That would also let you attend the AGM the following day.

On the evening of the 11th, there is an informal MVDA meal and social/networking evening where you can meet and relax with other MVDA members, presenters etc. in a friendly atmosphere. This is a great opportunity to get to make some new contacts in the trade. The cost for the evening is £15+vat for members and £50+vat for non-members. The event will be held at the Gloucester Suite, St. John’s Hotel, Warwick Rd, Solihull, West Midlands B91 1AT. Tel:0121 711 3000

The AGM, held the following day will include three presentations:
  • The department for transport covering the abolition of VIC, the salvage code of practice, and their thoughts about the future.
  • Thatcham will discuss emerging and future vehicle technologies, looking particularly at electronics material technologies plus an update on their reclaimed airbag project.
  • WAMITAB will discuss funding for training.

If you want to know more then full details are on the MVDA blog here, or you can email the MVDA directly for a booking form or to find out more about joining.

October 2015

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