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IMI Accreditation Senior Panel Technician Preparation and Assessment (ATA)

Course Code - AUBP01

Prices from £1570.00

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Course Summary


Designed to help prepare candidates wishing to achieve IMI Accreditation as a Senior Panel Technician, this pre-assessment course will cover key areas in which candidates will need to demonstrate competency and knowledge to achieve accreditation.

Assessment Day

IMI Accreditation is a practical, non-academic way to demonstrate individual capability, providing independent proof of current competence, knowledge and skills. The IMI's Senior Panel Technician accreditation is designed for technicians whose job involves the repair of vehicles typically involved in accidents or similar incidents.

Candidates will have to successfully demonstrate practical competency and underpinning knowledge in order to achieve accreditation.

Candidates must complete modules in:

  • Cosmetic Panel Alignment
  • MET - Complex
  • Panel Damage (Rectification)
  • Welded Panel/Section MAG/MIG Braze/Bond/Rivet
  • Rectify Bodyshell Misalignment
  • Aluminium Cosmetic Panel
  • Cold Filler Repair


Course Prerequisites

Technicians should be working in the accident repair sector of the industry and have at least 3 years experience to ensure they are familiar with the skills, knowledge and techniques required to repair & replace body components, including returning vehicle alignment to manufacturer specification and rectifying bodyshell faults.

Candidates MUST present a current Assessed Outcome Module Certificate for AOM009 to the centre when registering for Senior Panel Full Assessment or Re-Accreditation.

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

The course is designed to maximise candidates' chances of achieving IMI accreditation.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone employed as a Panel Technician in the bodyshop sector, particularly those aiming to achieve IMI accreditation as a Senior Panel Technican

The assessment is designed for technicians involved in the repair of vehicles typically involved in accidents or similar circumstances.

Course Certification

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

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