Articles from Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI)

IMI RECRUITS DVSA EXPERT TO GUARANTEE GOLD STANDARD TO MOT TRAINING

The motor industry’s awarding body, the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), guarantees quality training after enlisting expertise from DVSA’s MOT specialist, David Easton.

Motor industry skills body welcomes Halfons U-turn but says more needs to be done

The Institute for the Motor Industry (IMI) has welcomed the Government U-turn on its plans to change funding for apprenticeships by uplifting 16-18 year old apprenticeships by 20% and securing funding in deprived areas but fears the changes aren’t far enough.

Motor industry skills body welcomes Halfons U-turn but says more needs to be done

The Institute for the Motor Industry (IMI) has welcomed the Government U-turn on its plans to change funding for apprenticeships by uplifting 16-18 year old apprenticeships by 20% and securing funding in deprived areas but fears the changes aren’t far enough.

Government Apprentice Reforms are a ticking time bomb say businesses

As the Conservative Party Conference today (Monday 3rd October), prepares to discuss “An economy that works for everyone,” a professional body reveals that businesses and training providers in the motor trade believe Government proposals to cut apprenticeship funding are a ticking time bomb for their industry that will not help this noble cause.

UK industry body signs deal to export motor industry skills to India

The IMI has signed an agreement with the Indian Government to provide motor industry qualifications and vocational training standards worth £ millions.

IMI and Automechanika announce Global Skills Partnership

 

Young people fear for their job prospects following Brexit

As thousands of teenagers prepare to open their GCSE results last week new research reveals that a third of 15-19 year olds and almost a half of 19 year olds believe the EU Referendum result has put their future work prospects at risk.

New Apprentice Funding arrangements are a car crash says IMI

IMI chief says the piecemeal approach of Government apprenticeship reforms is a potential disaster for the motor industry. Steve Nash is urging ministers to undertake a wholesale review before pressing ahead with the changes.

New MOT qualification goes live

IMI, the motor industry’s Professional Body and only dedicated qualifications awarding body has formally announced the publication of its MOT Tester qualification.  The qualification became official with publication of the full details on the regulators website, OFQUAL.

Automotive Apprentices welcomed into University

The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), today announced that all IMI Tech Level 3 qualifications, approved and funded by the Department for Education (DfE), have been allocated UCAS points for the first time.

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