Tag: IMI

National Tyres and Autocare approved to award industry accreditation

26th March 2019 | 0 Comments

National Tyres and Autocare, one of the largest independent fast fit tyre specialists in the UK are pleased to announce that they have been approved to deliver the Automotive Technician Accreditation (ATA) in Light Vehicle Inspection. National’s ability to provide rigorous quality training and development was at the core of the approval granted by the Institute of the Motoring Industry (IMI).

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Melksham Motor Spares prepares for hybrid with Delphi Technologies Training

28th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Melksham Motor Spares has begun to bring garages together to train with Delphi on its hybrid electric vehicle course. The company said the training would help to leverage the opportunity offered by the latest hybrid technology. Delphi’s IMI accredited hybrid vehicle training programme has been designed to give technicians the confidence and capability to work safely and effectively on hybrid systems.

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IMI Open evening at Klarius HQ ‘balances engineering and education’

IMI Open evening at Klarius HQ ‘balances engineering and education’

5th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Around forty regional representatives of the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) recently headed to Cheadle, as Klarius Products welcomed visitors to its IMI opening evening and seminar.

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Midwest, Monmore launch new hybrid training course

Midwest, Monmore launch new hybrid training course

18th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Monmore Auto Parts and Midwest Motor Factors have announced details of their latest training opportunity for garages, to help equip technicians with the right skills around hybrid technology vehicles.

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Progress Recruitment offering ‘manufacturer level’ training to all

13th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Norwich-based automotive recruitment specialist Progress Recruitment Solutions (UK) Ltd has launched new skills training aimed at both sales and aftersales professionals. Aimed at increasing sales and improving profits, the six courses include ‘Excellence In Aftersales’, ‘Finance and Insurance IMI Accreditation’ and ‘IMI Quality Assured Vehicle Management’.

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Automechanika Birmingham seminar programme unveiled

Automechanika Birmingham seminar programme unveiled

21st May 2018 | 0 Comments

Automechanika Birmingham’s seminar programme looks set to be the most comprehensive yet with a number of wide ranging topics discussed and technical advice available to visitors.

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Pro-Align’s Kathryn Beaurain recognised for IMI Skill Auto support with award

Pro-Align’s Kathryn Beaurain recognised for IMI Skill Auto support with award

9th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Kathryn Beaurain, marketing director of wheel servicing equipment specialist Pro-Align, has been recognised by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) for her ongoing support of the IMI Skill Auto competitions. Receiving one of five awards presented at the IMI’s Annual Dinner, Kathryn received the award for her Contribution to the Work of the IMI, having supported the industry’s Skill Auto competitions for the last six years.

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IMI stays cool with Bosch air conditioning training

8th September 2017 | 0 Comments

Bosch has been chosen by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) to help provide its technicians with the key training required to assess air conditioning repairs and refrigerant handling. Bosch will provide the required training to achieve IMIAL Level 3 Award in Automotive Refrigerant Handling to a number of the IMI’s External Quality Assurers (EQAs).

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Tyresure launches IMI TPMS training programme at Automechanika

Tyresure launches IMI TPMS training programme at Automechanika

28th June 2017 | 0 Comments

During the recent Automechanika exhibition Tyresure launched its latest training opportunity – an IMI-accredited specialist TPMS course. According to the company, this training is being offered to customers in the UK first and is targeting key distributors and wholesalers in the first instance. Company representatives explained that the course features both theory and practical elements and is about servicing as much as training.

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AALG outlines post-Brexit lobbying position

23rd May 2017 | 0 Comments

The Automotive Aftermarket Liaison Group (AALG) presented its new lobbying position on European issues that affect the aftermarket in a post-Brexit Britain at a press launch today (Tuesday 23 May) at Silverstone race track.

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IMI offers free MOT update session at Automechanika

17th May 2017 | 0 Comments

The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) is providing a free MOT update at Automechanika Birmingham, taking place on Thursday 8 June from 9am – 11.30am in the Concourse Suite 1, NEC Birmingham. Technicians can register to attend and discuss the evolution of MOT training with MOT tester training expert, Kate Street.

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Institute of the Motor Industry presents motorist-supporting Budget ‘wishlist’

2nd March 2017 | 0 Comments

Steve Nash, CEO of the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), has presented UK chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond with his ‘wishlist’ for next week’s Spring Budget. Top of the list is a request for the Chancellor to do more to encourage motorists to adopt new technologies – rather than penalising motorists driving the ‘wrong’ cars.

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Tyresure to offer first IMI-accredited TPMS course

Tyresure to offer first IMI-accredited TPMS course

10th February 2017 | 0 Comments

Tyresure Ltd is preparing to start running the company’s first comprehensive TPMS training course, and will be releasing the available training dates and full details in the near future, with plans for sessions to begin in Summer this year.

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IMI approves latest Klarius Products training

IMI approves latest Klarius Products training

7th December 2016 | 0 Comments

Klarius has backed up the quality of its training after teaming up with the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI). The IMI visited the exhaust manufacturer to validate its latest emissions product training modules. The professional institute for those working in the motor industry offers accreditation for educational courses to help increase knowledge and quality within the industry. Klarius says this mission statement is closely aligned with Klarius’ approach to the market of providing education and supplying high quality type-approved components.

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FMI awards first bursary

FMI awards first bursary

11th November 2016 | 0 Comments

The Fellowship of the Motor Industry (FMI) has awarded its first bursary to Andrew Gault, a body repair technician from Northern Ireland. In winning the Institute of the Motor Industry’s 2016 Outstanding Technical Achievement Award, Gault becomes the first recipient of a bursary scheme launched this year by the FMI to help students and apprentices in the motor industry through their studies.

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