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Scottish qualifications 'Introduction to Vehicle Technology' and 'Vehicle Maintenance' to be extended to 31/12/16

 

On the advice of SQA Accreditation, today (Friday 2nd September) the IMI submitted an extension request for the following qualifications from 30/9/16 to 31/12/16.

R057 04 IMI Award for the Introduction to Vehicle Technology                      
R058 04 IMI Certificate for the Introduction to Vehicle Technology               
R059 04 IMI Diploma for the Introduction to Vehicle Technology                     
R025 04 IMI Certificate in Vehicle Maintenance                                                     

The qualifications above will be replaced on 01/01/17, as follows:   

R025 04  IMI Certificate in Vehicle Maintenance, will be replaced by the following qualifications.  R025 04 has 31 units covering a variety of subject areas; however when developing the replacement qualification/s the IMI received feedback that there was a need for more flexibility, choice and progression pathways. 

Therefore the following 7 qualifications are the result:

•    IMI Award in Transport Maintenance
•    IMI Award in Vehicle Accident Repair                                                                                           
•    IMI Certificate in Transport Maintenance                                                                                          
•    IMI Certificate in Vehicle Valeting                                                                                                          
•    IMI Certificate in Vehicle Accident Repair
•    IMI Diploma in Transport Maintenance  
•    IMI Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair         

R057 04 IMI Award for the Introduction to Vehicle Technology will be replaced by IMI Award for the Introduction to Motor Vehicle Industry and Technologies             
R058 04 IMI Certificate for the Introduction to Vehicle Technology will be replaced by IMI Certificate for the Introduction to Motor Vehicle Industry and Technologies               
R059 04 IMI Diploma for the Introduction to Vehicle Technology will be replaced by IMI Diploma for the Introduction to Motor Vehicle Industry and Technologies   
    
As soon as the IMI receive formal confirmation of the extension from SQA Accreditation all systems and processes will be updated.