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IMI Accreditation Light Vehicle Diagnostic Technician Assessment

Course Code - AUME12

Prices from £478.00

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Course Summary

This accreditation will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Accurately measure component dimensions and select the correct information for a specific vehicle
  • Accurately define whether a component is within tolerances as defined by the manufacturers literature
  • Technicians will also have a sound knowledge of petrol and diesel vehicles engine components and operation

Technicians must pass an online knowledge test and five practical tests:

  • Four wheel alignment - interpretation of data
  • Mechanical system diagnostics
  • Electrical system diagnostics
  • Computer based test equipment - diagnostics
  • Vehicle safety system

Course Prerequisites

Attending technicians must be able to work unsupervised. Ideally, they should be in full time employment with at least 3 years experience to ensure they are familiar with skills, knowledge and techniques required to diagnose system faults, rectify the faults including replacing components and return the vehicle systems to manufacturer specification.

Additional Information

IMI Application Form can be found HERE

Please return completed application forms to at least 1 week prior to attending the course.

If you have any questions in relation to this course, please do not hesitate to email

Key Benefits

Achieving this level ensures that candidates meet the requirements to join DVSA MOT tester course.


  • IMI accredited certificate
  • Inclusion on the IMI professional register
  • Industry wide recognition of their skills and ability confidence
  • Advice 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
  • Proof of current technical competence and professional responsibility
  • A benchmark for technician recruitment and training

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who requires to be certified as an IMI Diagnostic Technician.

Course Certification

IMI Certificated - IMI Certification fee of £63.00 will be added at checkout

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