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DVSA is the amalgamation of Vehicle Operator and Services Agency (VOSA) and the Driving Standards Agency (DSA).

Their aim is to improve road safety in Great Britain by setting standards for driving and motorcycling, and making sure drivers, vehicle operators and MOT garages follow roadworthiness standards. They also provide a range of licensing, testing, education and enforcement services.

DVSA is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Transport.
IMI Accreditation

IMI Accreditation is a national voluntary scheme which tests the current competence of individuals working in the retail motor industry, who are committed to an ethical code of conduct.

IMI Accreditation Management

IMI Accreditation Management is a voluntary accreditation scheme designed to improve management and the consistency of management within the automotive retail industry. IMI Accreditation Management will also provide recognition of good managers and leaders. The scheme will ultimately make businesses in the sector more efficient and increase profits.


irtec is an independent and renewable accreditation scheme that assesses the competence of technicians working in the commercial vehicle, trailer and passenger carrying industries.

IMI Membership

Stand out from the crowd with IMI membership. IMI membership shows colleagues and employers that you are a recognised motor industry professional and serious about your career, business and the industry.

BS 10125 (previously known as PAS 125)

BS 10125 revises and replaces PAS 125:2011 and has been prepared to bring the specification for vehicle damage repair processes up to date and in line with technological developments and currently recognized good practice.

This British Standard specifies requirements for:

  • repair processes;
  • competence of personnel;
  • tools and equipment;
  • parts and controlled consumables;
  • repair process management;
  • quality control;
  • complaints procedure.

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