Automotive Technical

IMI Accreditation Light Vehicle (ATA) Inspection Technician

This assessment is designed for technicians whose job role involves the inspection, maintenance and repair of light vehicles.
Candidates will have to successfully complete a range of practical and knowledge based assessments. IMI Accreditation is achieved through full assessment, which involves the completion of all practical and knowledge bases assessments at each level.
The accreditation will certify the technicians ability to use emission-testing equipment for both petrol and diesel vehicles, as well as to accurately analyse the results of these emission tests. Achievement ensures that candidates meet the requirements to take the MOT tester course.
On completion of this assessment, inspection technicians will be able to calibrate emission test equipment before testing a vehicle, accurately inspect a vehicle, diagnose faults and correct repair requirements. As well as having the knowledge of the appropriate wiring diagram required for the electrical systems of the vehicles being tested, and the skill to apply it.

Course Dates

Locations Duration Course Dates Times Enquire
Glasgow 1 Day From 24 Jan 2019
  • 24 Jan 2019 08:30 - 16:30
Edinburgh 1 Day From 25 Jan 2019
  • 25 Jan 2019 08:30 - 16:30
West Midlands 1 Day From 28 Feb 2019
  • 28 Feb 2019 08:30 - 16:30
1 Day From 1 Mar 2019
  • 1 Mar 2019 08:30 - 16:30
1 Day From 14 Mar 2019
  • 14 Mar 2019 08:30 - 16:30
1 Day From 15 Mar 2019
  • 15 Mar 2019 08:30 - 16:30

Key Benefits


  • An IMI Accredited certificate
  • Inclusion on the IMI professional register
  • Industry wide recognition of their skills and abilities
  • Confidence
  • Advise and guidance for development
  • An opportunity for career progression.
  • It will assure you as a garage owner and your customers that your technicians are up to
    the National Occupational Standards.
  • You will be able to grade your technicians for pay awards.
  • Proof of current technical competence and professional responsibility.
  • A benchmark for technician recruitment and training.

Who Should Attend

Technicians who have at least 3-years experience.


Be able to work unsupervised. Should be in full time employment with at least 3 years experience to ensure they are familiar with the techniques for vehicle servicing inspection system diagnosis.

1 Day
  • Glasgow
  • Edinburgh
  • West Midlands

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