IMI Accreditation

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IMI Accreditation Courses

IMI Accreditation is a voluntary scheme which tests current competence of individuals working in the retail automotive industry, who are committed to an ethical code of conduct. Technicians should be working in the Accident Repair Sector of the automotive industry and have at least 3 years’ experience in their specific vocational area.

Senior Paint IMI

Technicians must pass both a theory test and assessments of their practical skill (listed below):

  • Polish Panel (Existing)
  • Colour Identification & Colour Variant
  • Surface Preparation
  • Primed Surface - Flatting
  • Panel Sealing
  • Panel Preparation (New Panel)
  • Wet on Wet Primer (application)
  • 3 Stage Pearlescent Paint (application)
  • Paint Defects & Rectification Procedure

Senior Met IMI

Technicians must pass both a theory test and assessments of their practical skill (listed below):

  • Cosmetic Panel Alignment
  • Cooling Systems Components
  • SRS - Scan Tools
  • Vehicle Electrical - Complex Fault Finding
  • MET – Complex
  • Vehicle Suspension
  • Four Wheel Alignment - Return to Specification
  • Four Wheel Alignment - Interpretation of Data

Panel IMI

Technicians must pass both a theory test and assessments of their practical skill (listed below):

  • Cosmetic Panel Alignment
  • Welded Panel/Section MAG/Bond/Rivet
  • Panel Damage (rectification)
  • Cold filler repair
  • MET - Complex
  • Rectify Bodyshell Misalignment (Setup, measure, adjust)
  • Aluminium Cosmetic Panel

Looking for Apprenticeships or Training courses?

We don't just cater for IMI accreditation, if you are looking for an apprenticeship or training courses specifically designed for the motor industry then follow the links below.

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