IMI offer three types of Accreditation:
IMI Accreditation is suitable for technicians working in a variety of sectors within the automotive industry (e.g. light vehicle or motorcycle maintenance, roadside assistance, accident repair, autoglazing, parts distribution and customer service, sales and finance and insurance etc.)
IMI Accreditation Management focused on management and leadership
Institute of Road Transport Engineers Certification (irtec) focused on commercial vehicle, trailer and passenger carrying industries.
Accreditation is a voluntary assessment of an individual’s competence against accepted standards. All of the accreditations offered have been developed in conjunction with the industry to enable practical and relevant assessments on day-to-day activities. There are over 20 disciplines available through IMI Accreditation Technical, IMI Accreditation Management and irtec, each with a range of levels enabling recognition of advancement and the opportunity for career progression.
The accreditations are quality assured by IMI and provide recognition of an individual’s current competency for specific routes.
To ensure that your centre meets all the registration and photo card specifications required for IMI Accreditation, please read through the following document carefully IMI Accreditation Reg Guide Web
Important note for irtec centres: Please complete the Technician Application form, found here, when registering your technicians with IMI and then send the form to the SOE, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Important note for Assessors: Assessment Strategies, as well as other relevant information, for IMI Accreditation and irtec can be found on the main information pages from the links above.