This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government
Petition Licence the Automotive Repair Sector
With vehicle technology advancing at such a pace repairs to vehicles need to be done at the highest standards and following manufactures guidelines. The scope of repairs is needed to be done by a qualified technician.
Modern vehicles are almost impossible to repair without training and specialist tooling either electrical or mechanical. Making it mandatory to have a licence would enable technicians have sufficient training to ensure vehicles are repaired correctly to workshop repair guides.
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