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IMI Level 3 Diploma In Classic Vehicle Restoration Competence

This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland only.

Who is it suitable for?

This Level 3 VCQ is designed for individuals who are employed in the classic vehicle restoration industry, and wish to develop their studies.

On completion, technicians will be able to practically demonstrate that they have the high level practical competence required to work in the classic vehicle restoration industry and the high level technical knowledge required to support this.


This qualification contains a broad spectrum of units to allow learners the flexibility to develop their high level technical knowledge and practical competence across a range of different disciplines or focus on one specific discipline.  It also develops the learners knowledge of the history and heritage of classic vehicles.

This qualification has been developed by The IMI in conjunction with the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs, employers, training providers and the IMI Sector Skills Council. It is the first qualification to be included in the new vehicle restoration apprenticeship framework.


This qualification forms the competence component of the IMI SSC Vehicle Restoration Advanced Apprenticeship framework. When an apprentice has achieved a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship, they can then choose to broaden their education and training in other ways from this firm base


Practical Assessments, Written assessment and on line tests

Want to know more?

Please contact an IMI approved centre.

View this qualification on the Register of Regulated Qualifications