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What’s on at the RMI Academies - October 2017

What’s on at the RMI Academies - October 2017

29 September 2017

Heading into the last quarter of the year, the RMI Academy continues to offer a wide range of training courses at both our Southam and Runcorn locations.

As well as our normal course schedule, the RMI are now offering a selection of technical training courses at both Academies, exclusively for members. You can read about the courses below, or for full details you can visit the RMI Academy website.

If you’re interested in booking a course at either of our Academies in October you can view the calendars below to see our training availability. To get availability details for our new technical training courses, please ring the Member Helpline on 0845 305 4230.

If you’d like to book a course for further ahead in the year, you can click to see the Southam Academy calendar and the Runcorn Academy calendar in full.

If you would like to book a place on one of our available courses, please contact the Member Helpline on 0845 305 4230.


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Runcorn


Dates and availability subject to change.

MOT Training Courses

All our automotive training provides technicians with the skills needed to become and maintain their status as an MOT Tester or MOT Manager. Both Academies also provide classroom-based Annual Training sessions on the current DVSA syllabus, allowing testers to complete their mandatory training.

MOT Tester Training - Class 4 & 7

This is a three-day course, including an online examination, (plus a practical assessment, completed at your business premises) for experienced technicians who would like to become an MOT Tester.

Course prices start from £495 + VAT for RMI Members.

For more information about MOT Tester Training Class 4 & 7 click here.

MOT Tester Training - Class 1 & 2

This is a three-day course for experienced technicians who would like to become an MOT Tester for motorcycles.

Course prices start from £495 + VAT for RMI Members.

For more information about MOT Tester Training Class 1 & 2 click here.

Light Vehicle Inspection Level 3

This course is designed for technicians whose job role involves the inspection, maintenance and repair of light vehicles. The accreditation provides proof of current competence and recognition of your skills, and has been designed for technicians who do not hold a relevant, level 3 qualification but want to become an MOT tester for class 3, 4, 5 or 7 vehicles.

The Academies also offer an Assessment Only course option for Light Vehicle Lv3 candidates, held on the last day of each Lv3 full course.

Course prices start from £600 + VAT for RMI Members.

Assessment Only prices start from £300 + VAT for RMI Members.

For more information about Light Vehicle Inspection Level 3 click here.

MOT Centre Management

This is a two-day compulsory course for prospective MOT Managers. Those who are responsible for the operations of MOT stations (e.g. site managers) will also benefit from attending.

Course prices start from £275 + VAT for RMI Members.

For more information about MOT Centre Management click here.

MOT Annual Training Classroom Sessions - Class 4 & 7

2017/18 MOT Annual Training classroom sessions at both RMI Academies includes three hours of training, an RMI workbook, the online assessment, and tea/coffee.

Course prices start from £75 + VAT per candidate.

For more information about MOT Annual Training click here.

Technical Training Courses

Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Repair Level 3

This two-day course covers the technology associated with the present generation of hybrid and electrically propelled vehicles. The focus is on gaining a thorough understanding of how the electric vehicle functions and the variation of electric vehicle types currently available, and there is a strong emphasis on safe working practices.

For more information about Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Repair Level 3 click here.

Diagnostic Procedures 1

This 1 day course assists technicians in developing an understanding of the diagnosis of modern vehicle systems, including the most effective ways to identify and isolate faults, primarily in petrol engine management. The utilisation of popular aftermarket diagnostic scan-tools; the multi-meter and digital oscilloscope, will be discussed and demonstrated.

For more information about Diagnostic Procedures 1 click here.

Diagnostic Procedures 2

This 1 day course will look at the diagnostic process when applied to diesel engine management and other commonplace vehicle systems. The wide range of the course is intended to give independent technicians a brief overview of the various systems. It will show that an effective diagnostic process can be used to isolate faults on all systems found on the vehicle.

For more information about Diagnostic Procedures 2 click here.

Intermediate Oscilloscope

This 1 day course will build on the basic use of an oscilloscope to facilitate the testing of automotive systems. Using a blend of theory and practical work, insight will be gained into the advantages of using and an automotive oscilloscope over other methods of testing to monitor the operation of both electronic and electro-mechanical components.

For more information about Intermediate Oscilloscope click here.

If you would like any more information about any courses available at the RMI Academies, you can visit the RMI Academy of Automotive Skills website at www.RMItrainingAcademy.co.uk.

To book a course, or for availability enquiries, please contact the Member Helpline on 0845 305 4230.