What is an IMI Award?

IMI is the retail motor industry’s first choice for automotive qualifications and accreditations. IMI qualifications demonstrate skills and competence, the foundation of a successful career. We offer an unrivalled range of motor industry qualifications.

What does IMI qualification stand for?

Institute of the Motor Industry
Last updated. 6 August 2018. 3 October 2017. The QIP covers all IMI Tech level qualifications that meet the full requirements set by the Department for Education (DfE) and contribute towards performance measures from 2018.

What does IMI stand for in automotive?

The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) was founded in 1920 when society – as now – was experiencing rapid technology-driven change. The IMI was created to establish new skills and knowledge benchmarks for the emerging automotive industry.

What is an IMI diploma?

This Level 1 qualification covers the basic technical needs for today’s motor vehicle repair industry. It provides essential knowledge for service technicians working on light vehicles (cars and vans) in all types of garages, dealerships and maintenance depots.

How do I find my IMI candidate number?

All IMI Awards candidates will be given a candidate number. This candidate number will be provided to you in the form of an automated email following successful registration. You can also retrieve candidate numbers by running registration reports from web portal 2.

Is IMI an awarding body?

Approved Centre Access Qualifications section – IMI is the UK’s only awarding body that is 100% focused on the automotive industry.

What is IMI UK?

IMI plc (LSE: IMI), formerly Imperial Metal Industries, is a British-based engineering company headquartered in Birmingham, England. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.

What p/u means?

P/U means “Pick Up” So now you know – P/U means “Pick Up” – don’t thank us. YW! What does P/U mean? P/U is an acronym, abbreviation or slang word that is explained above where the P/U definition is given.

What does CAR stand for?


Acronym Definition
CAR Center for Automotive Research
CAR Caribbean
CAR Climate Action Reserve (Los Angeles, CA)
CAR Central African Republic

What is a Level 2 car service?

At level 2 you have already developed a good foundation of skills and knowledge required to become a vehicle service technician and are ready to move to the next level. You could become a Car Valeter, a Light Vehicle/Heavy Vehicle/Motorcycle Service Technician or a FastFit/Tyre Technician.

What is light vehicle maintenance?

Throughout the year you’ll be trained to repair and replace light vehicle components, working on a range of different motor vehicles. Based primarily in our workshops, classroom time is kept to a minimum.