Automotive Crash Repair Training

We are now an IMI Approved Centre!

The Automotive Crash Repair Training Centre at East Sussex College Eastbourne is now an approved centre for IMI Senior Paint Accreditation & Reaccreditation.

What is IMI Accreditation?

Focused on the Light Vehicle area of the automotive sector, IMI Accreditation encompasses everyone within this area, from individuals working directly on vehicles to customer advisors and dealership managers. There are three different types of accreditation, reflecting the diverse range of roles within the motor vehicle industry:

Customer Facing

Why choose IMI Accreditation?

Accreditation typically takes just one day to achieve.
Individuals are assessed against industry-agreed standards.
Each accreditation route is designed using best practice techniques.
Accreditation offers multiple career development options for a specific job role.

Accreditation is available for the following:

Technical: Air Conditioning, Auto glazing, Cosmetic Repair, Digital Audio Broadcasting, Electric Vehicle, Fast Fit, Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair, Light Vehicle Inspection, Mechanical Electrical Trim, Motorcycle, Paint, Panel, Roadside, Vehicle Damage Assessor.
Customer Facing: Customer Service, Parts, Sales.
Management: Competence and Knowledge.

Why use us for IMI, Training & Apprenticeships in Panel, Paint, MET & Mechanical Repair?

We have highly skilled and trained bodyshop teaching staff have over 100 years’ combined experience within the motor industry specialising in crash repair/restoration. In their own words, they’ve worked on every type of vehicle from A to Z (Aston Martin to a Zephyr!), for main dealerships including Ford, Renault and Rolls Royce, and large independent companies, within management, estimates and workshop control.

Tutors and assessors have up-to-date training of all the modern process and practices including Audatex, eScribe, BSI/PAS, MAG, MIG/Brazing, and Aluminium repairs, Structural Bonding and Riveting.

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