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Choose what’s right for you

Whether you’re starting out or have worked in the industry for years, we have a membership grade to suit you and your experience. 
 
Our membership is designed for you, and we’ve recently developed some new entry routes to joining the IMI – from experience assessments to recognised qualifications. 

There’s never been a better time to become an IMI member.

Which membership grade is right for you?

IMI members are accorded professional recognition based on skills and experience. 


To find out what your membership grade is likely to be, answer these four easy questions.

Discover your IMI membership grade

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Managerial

Strategic level managers and leaders such as CEO's and directors

Individuals in mid-level management roles such as general managers, branch managers and department managers

Individuals overseeing people/team management such as supervisor, team leader and section leads

Technical

For example technical automotive engineers, specialists and innovators working in automotive technology

Employees working in niche specialisms ie Diagnostic or Master Technician

Individuals working in the industry doing tasks or jobs that do require a particular level of skill or knowledge

Individuals working in the industry doing tasks or jobs that do not require any critical level of skill or knowledge

Non-technical

Automotive employees in working at a higher non-technical level in roles such as, Sales, Service, Parts or Business Support roles

Automotive employees in roles such as Sales, Service, Parts or Business Support roles

Individuals working in the industry doing tasks or jobs that do not require any critical level of skill or knowledge

Recommended Member Membership* Find out more

*you may be asked for more details to qualify for this grade during the application process.

Membership Fees

£46 /year
UK Residents Members
For international and retired rates please contact the team
Recommended Member Membership* Find out more

*you may be asked for more details to qualify for this grade during the application process.

Membership Fees

£46 /year
UK Residents Members
For international and retired rates please contact the team
Recommended Associate Membership* Find out more

*you may be asked for more details to qualify for this grade during the application process.

Membership Fees

£66.50 /year
UK Residents Members
For international and retired rates please contact the team
Recommended Associate Membership* Find out more

*you may be asked for more details to qualify for this grade during the application process.

Membership Fees

£66.50 /year
UK Residents Members
For international and retired rates please contact the team
Recommended Associate Membership* Find out more

*you may be asked for more details to qualify for this grade during the application process.

Membership Fees

£66.50 /year
UK Residents Members
For international and retired rates please contact the team
Recommended Member Membership* Find out more

*you may be asked for more details to qualify for this grade during the application process.

Membership Fees

£46 /year
UK Residents Members
For international and retired rates please contact the team
Recommended Member Membership* Find out more

*you may be asked for more details to qualify for this grade during the application process.

Membership Fees

£46 /yearY
UK Residents Members
For international and retired rates please contact the team
Recommended Member Membership* Find out more

*you may be asked for more details to qualify for this grade during the application process.

Membership Fees

£46 /year
UK Residents Members
For international and retired rates please contact the team
Recommended Member Membership* Find out more

*you may be asked for more details to qualify for this grade during the application process.

Membership Fees

£46 /year
UK Residents Members
For international and retired rates please contact the team
Recommended Member Membership* Find out more

*you may be asked for more details to qualify for this grade during the application process.

Membership Fees

£46 /year
UK Residents Members
For international and retired rates please contact the team
Recommended Member Membership* Find out more

*you may be asked for more details to qualify for this grade during the application process.

Membership Fees

£46 /year
UK Residents Members
For international and retired rates please contact the team
Recommended Associate Membership* Find out more

*you may be asked for more details to qualify for this grade during the application process.

Membership Fees

£66.50 /year
UK Residents Members
For international and retired rates please contact the team
Recommended Associate Membership* Find out more

*you may be asked for more details to qualify for this grade during the application process.

Membership Fees

£66.50 /year
UK Residents Members
For international and retired rates please contact the team
Recommended Associate Membership* Find out more

*you may be asked for more details to qualify for this grade during the application process.

Membership Fees

£66.50 /year
UK Residents Members
For international and retired rates please contact the team
Recommended Fellow Membership* Find out more

*you may be asked for more details to qualify for this grade during the application process.

Membership Fees

£121.50/year
UK Residents Members
For international and retired rates please contact the team
Recommended Associate Membership* Find out more

*you may be asked for more details to qualify for this grade during the application process.

Membership Fees

£0 /year
UK Residents Members
£0 /year
International Member
Recommended Associate Membership* Find out more

*you may be asked for more details to qualify for this grade during the application process.

Membership Fees

£66.50 /year
UK Residents Members
For international and retired rates please contact the team
Recommended Associate Membership* Find out more

*you may be asked for more details to qualify for this grade during the application process.

Membership Fees

£66.50 /year
UK Residents Members
For international and retired rates please contact the team
Recommended Associate Membership* Find out more

*you may be asked for more details to qualify for this grade during the application process.

Membership Fees

£66.50 /year
UK Residents Members
For international and retired rates please contact the team
Recommended Associate Membership* Find out more

*you may be asked for more details to qualify for this grade during the application process.

Membership Fees

£0 /year
UK Residents Members
£0 /year
International Member
Recommended Member Membership* Find out more

*you may be asked for more details to qualify for this grade during the application process.

Membership Fees

£46 /year
UK Residents Members
For international and retired rates please contact the team

Membership grades

Affiliate

A good introduction to membership with no requirement to log on-going learning. 

Who is it for?

Anyone who is new to the industry, working towards a qualification or interested in the sector.

Criteria

Open to all.

Membership Fees (per year)

£47.00
UK Residents Members
£47.00
International Members
* Digital magazine

Associate

Professional membership with a commitment to continued professional development. Inclusion on the Professional Register.

Who is it for?

Experienced automotive professionals, such as technicians or mechanics.

Criteria

A minimum of two years relevant experience in the industry or a nationally recognised level 2 or 3 qualification or equivalent.

Membership Fees (per year)

£68.00
UK Residents Members
£47.00
International Members
* Digital magazine

Member

Professional membership with a commitment to continued professional development. Inclusion on the Professional Register.

Who is it for?

Highly experienced automotive professionals, such as skilled technicians and mechanics or those in middle management.

Criteria

A minimum of four years relevant experience in the industry and a nationally recognised level 4 qualification or equivalent.

Membership Fees (per year)

£79.00
UK Residents Members
£47.00
International Members
* Digital magazine

Fellow

Professional membership with a commitment to continued professional development. Inclusion on the Professional Register.

Who is it for?

Automotive professionals who operate at a senior technical or senior management level.

Criteria

A minimum of five years relevant experience in the industry and a nationally recognised level 5 qualification or equivalent.

Membership Fees (per year)

£124.00
UK Residents Members
£47.00
International Members
* Digital magazine

Case study: Basingstoke College of Technology (BCoT)

BCoT’s mission is for all their learners to progress with the skills that employers need. The College are a regional provider of specialised technical skills with a reach that extends beyond the borders of the borough of Basingstoke and Deane. BCoT works closely with Enterprise M3 LEP and with neighbouring boroughs to deliver skills to people and businesses in these areas.

Kat Hyde, Marketing Manager , IMI

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How can we help?

If you have any questions, give us a call or e-mail us using the contact form. Kim and her team are happy to help!

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+44 (0) 1992 519025

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