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Skill Auto finalists head to Birmingham

IMI Skill Auto competitors are heading to Birmingham NEC today for the final stage of the competition. The event will take place from 19-21 November and 18 finalists compete for gold at the UK Skills Show in Auto Refinishing, Auto Tech or Auto Body.  Around 100,000 people are expected to visit the UK’s largest careers event, which provides a world-class platform for […]

Government must focus on ‘quality’ apprentices

With the UK skills shortage under intense scrutiny – businesses say ‘quality over quantity’ is key to future business success and productivity improvements.  Motor industry employers, including garages, dealerships and accident repair centres, are today calling on the Government to focus their efforts on the quality of training rather than the number of new apprenticeships available to help their businesses […]

IMI to deliver MOT testing qualification

IMI, the leading awarding organisation for automotive qualifications, will be delivering new qualifications for DVSA MoT testers and MoT managers and continual assessment process across their network of IMI training centres. The new system will replace the DVSA scheme and will ensure all MoT Testers are trained and equipped with the necessary skills to complete a vehicle’s annual MoT. This […]

Allianz Global Assistance wins IMI award

Allianz Global Assistance UK technical training manager, Mike Donley, has been announced as the winner of the Outstanding Accredited Professional (technical) award at the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) Outstanding Achievers Awards 2015. The awards which were held on the 22 October at Silverstone, focus on recognising the talent of those in the motor industry. Mike Donley has worked […]

IMI raises concern over AFV regulation

A new survey conducted by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), shows that 53% of drivers planning to buy or lease a new car in the next two years are considering an electric or hybrid vehicle. The professional body for the retail motor sector worth £152 million a year, shows dramatic growth in demand for alternative fuelled vehicles from the […]

Allianz Global Assistance develop training programme

Allianz Global Assistance UK is working closely with the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) to develop its own customer roadside technician training course. Based on a three year ‘Continuous Development Programme’ for each technician, the technical training initiative is part of Allianz Global Assistance’s partnership with the IMI. Back in 2005, Allianz Global Assistance worked in partnership with the […]

IMI introduces BS10125 module

The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) has introduced an accreditation module to help bodyshops meet the standard for the new BS10125.  The Assessed Outcome Module (AOM) has evolved due to demand from bodyshops wishing to maintain the BSI standard as it evolves to BS10125. The new AOM will allow individuals within the accident repair sector to prove competence in […]

Government will miss apprentice target

Government plans to increase apprentice numbers by 2020 will fail according to training providers and businesses with training academies in England.  Many businesses say they would rather take on a migrant worker than an apprentice. As 16 year olds prepare themselves for their GCSE results this week, research published today reveals that FE colleges and businesses believe they will struggle […]

East meets West for repair expertise

Thatcham Research hosted a visit from a high profile Saudi Arabian delegation last week, as the group embark on a partnership to bring improved standards in vehicle assessment and crash repair to The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The group, which was led by Engineer, Hani Dahhan from the Saudi Authority for Accredited Valuers – Taqeem, also included representation from the […]

Skill Auto finalists announced

IMI Skill Auto competitors are heading to Birmingham NEC on the 19-21 November for the final of the competition. Eighteen finalists will compete for gold at the UK Skills Show in Auto Refinishing, Auto Tech or Auto Body. Around 100,000 people are expected to visit the UK’s largest careers event, which provides a world-class platform for the nation’s talented individuals to […]

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