Skills Training Courses

We offer a vast range of training courses covering a range of vital skills you will need though your career in the motor industry in Northern Ireland.

Skills Training Courses

All our automotive skills training courses are designed to up-skill existing employees to improve knowledge and productivity. Some are advisable pre-requisites for IMI Accreditations and each course can be tailored to individual or employer’s needs.

For more information or to book training /assessment for any professional accreditation programme, please contact Dave Frizell on 02890342400 or email


This is a one day course on the two subjects of Automatic Braking Systems and Supplementary Restraining Systems; it is an ideal refresher course for those undertaking Senior MET ATA or for those wishing to gain a better knowledge of both subjects.

Escribe Awareness and Part A Vehicle Damage

This is a one day course aimed at Bodyshop Estimators who need up-dating on Escribe methods or Estimators who require knowledge of repair technology.

Electronic Fault Finding

This is a one day course for technicians with at least 2 years industry experience working on damaged vehicles, it would be of particular interest to MET technicians wishing to gain Senior MET ATA.

MIG Brazing and Aluminium Welding

This is a one day course and is intended for technicians with VCQ level 3 or 5 years experience welding modern vehicles; it is also informative for technicians wishing to undertake the Senior Panel IMI.

Four Wheel Alignment

This is a one day course intended for technicians of all levels, it covers all the aspects required to meet the MET ATA section on four wheel alignment.

Welding to BSI Standards

This course is intended for qualified body repair technicians who require BSI certification in MIG and Spot welding and also for technicians contemplating Panel and Senior Panel ATA.

Vehicle Refinishing

This is a four day course aimed at delegates with limited knowledge of vehicle refinishing and is practical based.

Plastic Welding and Repair

This is a one day QAA approved course and is aimed at body repair and refinishes technicians who wish to improve their ability to repair modern plastics.

Car-O-Liner Chassis Rectification

This is a one day course intended for body repair technicians who have achieved VCQ Level 3 or have five years’ industry experience.

Colour Matching

This is a two day course for qualified refinish technicians who wish to improve their ability in colour matching on modern vehicles.


This is a one day course designed for new estimators entering into computerised systems.

Health and Safety in a Bodyshop

This is a one day course covering legalisation and EU directives governing safe working practices within the Bodyshop industry.

Interest Estimating

This course is for Bodyshop Estimators with at least one years experience of on the job estimating and is run by Inter-est staff. It would be of particular interest to work providers of Motorcare, or Bodyshops who require a detailed computer based estimate without the expense of a full system.

Introduction to engine management

This is a two day course is aimed at vehicle technicians who have gained an VCQ Level 3 of five years industry experience and wish to improve their diagnostic skills.

F Gas Certification

This is a half-day course followed up by a half-day assessment for individuals working on air conditioning in vehicles. It is mandatory after the 4th July 2019 that every person Europe handling refrigerant holds this certificate.

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