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IMI Accreditation Senior Paint Technician Preparation and Assessment (ATA)

Course Code - AUBP05a

Prices from £997.00

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Course Summary


The familiarisation day is an optional preparation day which we recommend to give paint technicians the chance to familiarise themselves with GTG training techniques and also prepare technicians with awareness of the skills and knowledge required before the IMI assessment day.


IMI Accreditation is a practical, non-academic way to demonstrate individual capability, providing independent proof of current competence, knowledge and skills.

Candidates will have to successfully complete a range of practical and knowledge based assessments in order to verify their ability to Senior Paint Level.

Modules covered

Application of a wet on wet primer

Spot/Rapid repair on Clear over Base Finish

Application of 3 stage Pearlescent Finish


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

This training will demonstrate that you are able to identity the new panel substrate to be painted and have the ability to assess and understand which products should be used. You will also have the competence when preparing new panel surfaces to a professional standard and also ensure they are contamination free prior to applying foundation materials. You will also learn application of a wet-on-wet primer, spot/rapid repair on clear over base finish and application of a 3-stage pearlescent finish.


  • An 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?

Paint technicians currently working in a body shop with at least 3 years experience and who's role involves the repair of vehicles typically involved in accidents. This will ensure they are familiar with the knowledge and techniques required before attending the IMI Senior Paint Technician.

Course Certification

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

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