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New Apprenticeship Solutions Will Provide Improved Customer Service, Parts And Sales To Motorists

Motorists Set To See Improvements In Service As New Customer Service, Parts And Sales Apprenticeship Solutions Launched.

Industry Experts Meet To Discuss Electric Vehicle Professional Standard

Motor industry body, Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), hosted an Electric Vehicle Advisory Group meeting yesterday (Tuesday 5th February).  The forum with cross-industry experts was designed to begin the process of agreeing appropriate Professional Standards dedicated to protecting technicians working on electric and hybrid vehicles.

More Focus on Electric Vehicle Training Is Essential Says Motor Industry Body

This week Government has published its response to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee report ‘Electric vehicles: driving the transition’, and the professional body for automotive, the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), is supporting calls for further development of Electric Vehicle (EV) skills to protect the safety of technicians.

Only 5% of all vehicle technicians are currently qualified to work on electric vehicles

An open letter from the CEO and President of the Institute of the Motor Industry (@The_IMI):

Car Technicians Must Be Trained In Driver Assistance Technology If Lives Are To Be Saved

According to Euro NCAP, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) technology such as automatic emergency braking, blind spot monitoring and lane departure warning, has already reduced collisions by 38%. And approximately 10% of vehicles on UK roads currently use windscreen-mounted ADAS technology, with this set to rise to 40% by 2020.

Automotive Apprentice Training Revamped With New Standards

A suite of new products, to support the introduction of Apprenticeship Standards have been launched by the automotive industry body, Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), following the government’s vocational training reforms.

New Autocare Technician Apprenticeship Standard Launched By IMI

First of its kind and launched by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), the professional body for the automotive sector, the Autocare Technician Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard is ready to be rolled out as a replacement for the popular Light Vehicle Level 2 Apprenticeship Framework.

Automotive Professional Body Responds to Germany’s Call for Stricter Electric Vehicle Training

A paper released last week by a leading German automotive training technology developer, Lucas-Nuelle, has received support from the UK-based and international automotive Professional Body, the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), for electric vehicle training to become a key focus for vehicle technicians.

Parents hope for University but teenagers are more focused on earning

New research commissioned by Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) reveals disparity between parents and teenagers’ ambitions and a lack of quality careers advice.

First Gateway Opens For New Light Vehicle Standard

Automotive apprenticeships have moved one step closer to the new Light Vehicle Standard with apprentices beginning trials of Gateway One.

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