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IMI TechSafe

IMI TechSafe is the latest professional recognition issued by the IMI. Identifying professionalism and safe working practice in the field of electric vehicles (EV) and other safety-critical vehicle systems such as Autonomous or Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), IMI TechSafe is your path to future proofing your career and driving your development.

IMI TechSafe

CPD Framework - IMI TechSafe

Download the CPD Framework for IMI TechSafe, with all of the key information you'll need to map out your road to TechSafe recognition.



BS10125 is a newly revised BSI, national standard for proficient and efficient repair of accident damaged vehicles. The standard includes repair processes, competence of personnel, tools and equipment, and repair process management and control. It is designed to deliver vehicle repairs of a consistently high standard and ensures users stay up to date.

BS10125 Bodysector British Standard

CPD Framework - BS10125

Download the CPD Framework for the Bodyshop Standard BS10125, the perfect companion document with the compliancy information you require.


National Occupational Standards (NOS)

Automotive National Occupational Standards (NOS) describe the competencies, knowledge and skills required by those working in our sector.
The IMI is active in ensuring these are kept up to date by engaging with sector stakeholders to carry out reviews.

National Occupational Standards
Shape the future


We would love to hear from you, on the standards you would like to see in your sector. Help the IMI shape the future of the motor industry by feeding back on where you feel their ought to be a level of knowledge, proficiency and application applied.


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