ATA was created to help the motor industry keep on top of constant, rapid changes in technology, legislation and working methods, by encouraging and measuring the current competence, knowledge and ability of those working within it. By providing proof of current competence, ATA benefits both individuals and their employers.
The IMI Accreditation Paint route is intended for technicians whose job role involves the repair of vehicles typically involved in accidents or similar incident circumstances.
The course will be made up of an online assessment containing 30 questions and the following practical assessments;
ATA 014 Polish and prepare panel (existing)
ATA 015 Colour identification and colour variant
ATA 016 Surface preparation
ATA 017 Primed surface flatting
ATA 018 Panel sealing
ATA 019 Panel preparation (new panel)
ATA 020 Wet on wet primer (application)
ATA 021 3 stage pearlescent paint (application)
ATA 023 Paint defects and rectification procedure
Senior Technicians should be working in the accident repair sector of the industry and have at least three years experience to ensure they are familiar with the skills, knowledge and techniques required to give a fault free finish for both the preparation of panels (existing and new) and the finishing of panels to match exist vehicle paint.
We can also offer Re -accreditation and ATA Paint Technician Assessment if required.
Days & Times
The duration of this course is 1.5 days. We run this course at various days and times throughout the year. Please ask for start dates when enquiring on 0191 490 2246.