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february 2020

Motor Vehicle Repair Forum

August 2019

Online Assessment System Upgrade - 27-30 September

Single sign on is coming...

July 2019

Updated Autoglazing Accreditation routes

June 2019

IMI Mentor qualification development survey

Accreditation routes under review

Planned Online Assessment Maintenace 2nd - 5th August 2019

April 2019

Planned ePortfolio maintenance on Saturday 11 May 2019

Updated Online Assessment Requirements

Updated Equality and Diversity

DfE CONSULTATION: Have your say on the funding of Level 3 and below qualifications

Apprenticeship Standard SOW and practical support packs now available

Updated accreditation routes available for registrations from June

New qualifications now available for registrations in England

New qualifications now available for funding in Wales

New eLearning now available

march 2019

Skillsfirst’s Approach to the Reformed Functional Skills and the Challenges to Centres

January 2019

2019 Recognition Awards Nomination deadline extended to Monday 28 January

December 2018

Claiming and Certification System Upgrade

IMI Regional Network Meetings 2019

November 2018

Notice of qualifications to be withdrawn or extended

October 2018

Could the BMTA Trust help your learners?

Parliamentary petition for sustainable college funding

Apprenticeship Frameworks: last date for starts confirmed as 31/07/20

September 2018

KS4 Overview

Important - GDPR - IMI Customer Data Sharing Agreement - Action Required

Accreditation and Qualifications Updates

Changes to Scottish Qualifications

Requesting Changes Reminder

Registration Requirements for End Point Assessment (EPA)

End Point Assessment (EPA) Update

Retake rule for Technical Level Qualifications

New Customer Service Apprenticeship Standards

July 2018

Changes to 12 Scottish Qualifications

MOT VT8 observation times

Planned closure of IMI eLearning website - 23 July

Egress Email Encryption Guidance

Invigilation Access - Important Notice

Approved Centre Requirements - Reminder

Online Test System Down Time

JUNE 2018

Outstanding Achievers Awards 2018 nominations extended - 16 July

Accreditation Professional Standard 2nd update

IMI Accreditation Standardised Presentation

Planned closure of Online Test System - 23 July

Accreditation Professional Standards

Important - GDPR - IMI Customer Data Sharing Agreement - Action Required

MAY 2018

Important - GDPR - IMI Customer Data Sharing Agreement - Action Required

Important information - IMI L2 Award in MOT Testing (classes 4 and 7) – online assessment

Training and Assessment Dates

Requesting candidate detail changes and transfers that involve Functional Skills

Change to process for non-direct claims

MOT EU changes from May 2018

Meet the EPA Team

MARCH 2018

Light Vehicle Service and Maintenance L3 Apprenticeship Standard Changes

21 IMI qualifications approved for DfE 2020 performance tables

Qualification Wales - Call for Letters of Support


Online Test System Update

January 2018

MOT inspection manual changes overview

Advance notification of 2018-2019 price changes

November 2017

Destination Data

October 2017

Functional Skills Workshops

September 2017

Confirmed Dates for Regional Network Meetings 2017 

July 2017

Light Vehicle Service Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Standard

IMI MOT Qualifications - Eligibility Reminder

Withdrawal of Glass Qualifications

June 2017

What the General Election means for motorists

BS10125 compliance with Electric vehicles

UCAS Points Confirmation for IMI DfE Approved Technical Level Qualifications

May 2017

DfE 2019 Performance Tables - 22 IMI qualifications listed

Functional Skills - Special Considerations

Online Assessment Requirements

England, N. Ireland and Wales: Qualification Extensions and Withdrawals

SVQ Extensions Approved

April 2017

ePortfolio Update

IMI Approved Centre Requirements - Important Reminder

March 2017

REMINDER: Withdrawal of the Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Automotive Studies for Master Technicians (600/6812/7)

IMI KS4 and KS5 Performance Table Qualifications - IMPORTANT UPDATE

National Apprenticeship Week 2017

February 2017

Functional skills - new resources

IMI MOT Qualifications - Centre Requirements

New Apprenticeship Standard Meetings

International Qualifications and UK equivalency

Level 1 ePortfolio update

Business administration and customer service qualification extensions

2017 Customer Satisfaction Survey

January 2017

Language of Assessment

Centre Agreements - Upload Reminder

Paper based knowledge assessments

Update - The bus and coach engineering manager apprenticeship standard


RESOLVED: Centres Hub System


NEW Scottish qualifications in the Introduction Motor Vehicle Industry and Technologies and Transport Maintenance LIVE 1/1/17

December 2016

Level 1 ePortfolio Assessment Updates

November 2016

New Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Automotive Studies

Scotland: New Light, Heavy and Motorcycle Qualifications

Your chance to promote the Motor Industry on BBC!

Candidate Registration Requirements

Centres Offering KS4 and KS5 Graded Qualifications

IMI MOT centres – we are here to help!

Qualifications available to use on ePortfolio

Proposed changes to the Paint Accreditations

IMI Student Membership is on the rise

Register your interest for F&I Accreditation

October 2016

Customer Satisfaction Survey Review 2016

New Qualifications for Wales

Withdrawn IMI Qualifications

Important Update: DVSA MOT Requirements

Important Functional Skills Notice

IMI Student Membership is now available

September 2016

SCOTLAND: Introduction to Vehicle Technology & Vehicle Maintenance extension to 31/12/16 confirmed

SCOTLAND: Amendments to Communication Core Skills Documentation

Internal Quality Assurance Updates

External Quality Assurance Requirements

Action to withdraw ‘unused’ qualifications

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

August 2016

Update on IMI SSC SVQs and Diplomas

IMI Approved Centres Becoming a Vehicle Testing Station 

Motor Finance Specialist Trailblazer Standard - Consultation Open!

July 2016

AOM 007 Update

Centres Offering Graded Qualifications KS4 and KS5

Centres Offering Service Maintenance L1 & L2

June 2016

IMI MOT Qualifications are Live 

ePortfolio Training Sessions

Centre Management Workshops 

Accredited Assessor Workshops

Assessor and Verifier Workshops 

IMI MOT Annual Assessment is now live!

MOT Update Events

Important update: Maintenance Engineering Level 1 & 2

AOM 007 Updates

Qualifications Wales - Urgent Call Letters of Support

May 2016

Launch of New Level 1 Vehicle Accident Repair and SMART Repair Qualifications

Apprenticeship Framework Withdrawals

Nominations for this year's IMI Outstanding Achievers Awards are open!

UCAS Points Confirmation for IMI DfE Approved Technical Level Qualifications

Advanced Learner Loans

‘Get in Go Far’ Government Campaign – Launches Monday 16th May 2016  

IMI Operating Manual Updates

IMI SSC SVQs and Scottish Diploma (VRQs) Extensions  

2016 Customer Satisfaction Survey Summary 

2016 Customer Satisfaction Survey Results 

April 2016

DfE 2018 Performance Tables 16 - 19 KS5 Technical Levels 

Launch of AOM 133 

Launch of New Transport Maintenance Level 1 Qualifications 

BIS Consultation on FE Maintenance Loans

AllAboutSchoolLeavers Awards Ceremony  - Nominations required

Important Notice: System Updates

IMI Awards Transition Update 

MOT Tester and Manager Changes 2016  

March 2016

AOM133 Accredited Assessor Award  

Launch of new IMI Entry Level 3 Qualifications 

Bus & Coach Trailblazer Assessment Plans 

IMI ePortfolio Updates

Light Vehicle (specific) Trailblazer FAQs

Generic Trailblazer FAQs

MOT Tester and Manager Changes - FAQs

Regulation of Vocational Qualifications in Northern Ireland 

February 2016

IMI Qualifications - AEB and Advanced Learner Loans

Transfer of IMI Documentation to Centres Hub  

New Entry Level 3 Qualifications - Coming Soon ! 

Total Qualification Time (TQT)

BS10125 compliance with Electric vehicles

Important Notice – Rule of Combination (ROC) for Levels 2/3 Diploma in Customer Service and Business Administration

IMI Communications - We want to hear from you! 

January 2016

DfE 2018 Performance Tables: 16 – 19 KS5 Technical Certificates

Process for non-direct claim certification requests

Important Functional Skills Notice

Assessor & Verifier Workshop

Accredited Assessor Awards

Centre Management Workshops

IMI ePortfolio Training Sessions

Removal of QCF and NQF

UK Centre Update on IMI Recognition

December 2015

DfE 2018 Performance Tables: 14 - 16 KS4 Technical Awards

UK Approved Centre Regional Network Meetings – 2016

Revision to Functional Skills Resit Window

Centre Update on IMI Awarding Organisation Recognition

2016 / 17 Prices for UK IMI Approved Centres

Service and Maintenance Engineering Certificate Grading

November 2015

Confirmed Withdrawn Qualifications

Certificate Claims

IMI ePortfolio developments are now live

IMI Accreditation Website Launch

AOM-028 - Now available as Standalone Assessed Outcome Module

Learning Outcomes Breakdown Report

October 2015

IMI eLearning

Valeting Qualifications Funding Removal

Revised Maintenance and Repair Diplomas

September 2015

ePortfolio Development Update

August 2015

NOS Definition

July 2015

Consultation on the draft Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases Regulations 2015 - Northern Ireland (only)

ePortfolio Development Work

June 2015

Important notice for Functional Skills – Windows 10 

19+ Appeal for funding In England- your support is required 

May 2015

SFA Funding - Letters of support needed

New irtec application form

ePortfolio Train the Trainer sessions

Assessor & Verifier Workshops

April 2015

IMI Centre Hub update 

New IMI Member benefits; including support for managers, and careers information and advice service

March 2015

We say goodbye to Alan Mackrill

Apprenticeships’ Administrative Update

A big thank you...

Essential Skills Wales update – all Welsh centres affected

Level 3 Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery Maintenance (VRQ) 601/3092/1: Cross Mapping/Recognition of Prior Learning Guidance

600/3308/9: Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery Maintenance (Construction) new optional units

Ofqual Functional Skills Thematic Review

Accreditation certificate changes

February 2015

IMI ePortfolio Training Sessions

Assessor & Verifier Workshops