Automotive Technician Accreditation

West Herts College
In Home Park (England)

£ 84 - (Rs 6,972)

Important information

  • Course
  • Home park (England)
  • Duration:
    1 Week

Suitable for: ATA is an assessment programme for experienced technicians working in the retail motor industry.

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
20 October 2009
22 December 2009
16 February 2010
13 April 2010
25 May 2010
06 July 2010
Home Park
Langley Waters, WD4 8DH, Hertfordshire, England
See map

What you'll learn on the course

Automotive Skills
Mechanical Systems Engineering

Course programme

Course suitability

ATA is an assessment programme for experienced technicians working in the retail motor industry.  It has the backing of major vehicle manufacturers, independent service and repair organisations and Automotive Skills, which is the Sector Skills Council for the retail motor industry.

Entry qualifications

Applicants should call the College to discuss the appropriate level for them.

Information about the course

Automotive Technician Accreditation is governed by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), the professional association for those employed in the retail motor industry and the leading awarding body for vocational qualifications in the automotive sector.

ATA is based on National Occupational Standards to ensure that it meets the skills requirements of the retail motor industry.

Course content

To achieve accreditation, a technician must pass a series of tests of practical skill and knowledge, at one of three levels:
•      Service Maintenance Technician
•      Diagnostic Technician
•      Master Technician


ATA is recognised as a benchmark for technician recruitment and training.

When will I receive my results?

Results will be forwarded on as soon as they are received at the college.  Please note that certificates, where awarded, can take up to 4 months to be received at the college before forwarding on to learners.

Additional information

Payment options: Part-time enrolments are subject to an additional annual registration fee of £10 payable once only per academic year (exemptions may apply).