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Latest Qualification & Accreditation Updates

The following page has been developed to provide you with an update relating to IMI qualification and accreditation developments. Below you will find a list of current products in development or under review along with completed developments scheduled to 'go live'.


New Paint Accreditations and Re-accreditations

We have updated our paint and senior paint accreditations with new modules. The new accrediations will be available from January 2018 

The new documentation can be found in the downloads section of this page.

If you require any further information about the new documentation please send an email to


MOT Changes

The changes to the (draft) MOT inspection manual being introduced from May 20th 2018 are to bring MOT testing in the UK in line with European Directive 2014/45/EU.

The IMI has updated the current MOT qualifications and draft copies of the assessment criteria is available to view in the download section of this page. These documents are still under review and further changes may be made until 20th May 2018

If you require any further information please contact

  • Scottish SVQ's and Diploma for Parts, Body and Paint

  • Level 1 Certificate Qualification for Key Stage 4

  • Level 2 Technical Award Qualification for Key Stage 4

  • IMI Accident Repair Accreditation Assessment Strategy

  • Level 2 Certificate in Maintenance & Repair Automotive Related Vehicle or Machinery

  • IMI VDA Accreditated Assessor Award

  • IMIA-AOM-VDA-3-12 IMI Accreditation VDA-Reaccreditation

  • IMIA-ATA-VDA-3-12 IMI Accreditation Vehicle Damage Assessor

  • 600/7971/X IMI Level 3 Diploma for Assessors of Accident Damaged Vehicles