• Level 0
  • Reference 601/8755/4

PLEASE NOTE: This qualification will close for registrations on 31st August 2021 and be replaced on the 1st September 2021 with the following new qualifications:

  • 60376053 - IMI Level 1 Award in Automotive Maintenance
  • 60376065 - IMI Level 1 Certificate in Automotive Maintenance
  • 60376077 - IMI Level 1 Diploma in Automotive Maintenance

New Units for viewing and preparation can be found here

Who is it suitable for?

This engaging and motivating Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ) is generally aimed at learners 14-19 years old, who have a keen interest to learn about the role of a Vehicle Valeter.


This qualification consists of a combination of units from:

  • Health and Safety practices
  • Foundation Skills
  • Personal Social Development (PSD)
  • Valeting
  • Electrically Propelled Awareness

This qualification enables learners to understand the routine cleaning and maintenance techniques used on both interior and exterior parts of vehicles in a safe and economic manner. It also allows the learner to develop good working relationships with colleagues and customers and enhance Personal and Social Development skills.


This qualification can also supplement a learners progress to GCSEs and other appropriate destinations, such as apprenticeships and employment.

Want to Know More?

Please contact an IMI approved centre. 


View this qualification on the Register of Regulated Qualifications  


The IMI is recognised to offer these qualifications by Ofqual (The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). This approval means IMI and our qualifications are regulated by Ofqual’s comprehensive regulatory framework. Please click here to read more and here to view this qualification on the Register of Regulated Qualifications.

Documentation for IMI Centres

Find more information and documentation in IMI Connect

Start Date: Sun, 01/05/2016
End Date: Tue, 31/08/2021
Certificate End Date: Thu, 31/08/2023

IMI Membership

Join the IMI community

Take out annual IMI membership and take advantage of a range of member benefits as well as regular insights and updates from the sector.

Sign me up