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Personal and Vehicle Protection

Provided by Institute of the Motor Industry


This course will cover personal protective equipment (PPE), such as safety clothing and the importance of protecting yourself. Some things are obvious – such as when holding as hot or sharp exhaust you may get burnt or cut. Other things such as breathing in brake dust, or working in a noisy area, do not produce immediately noticeable effects but could affect you later in life.  Learners will also gain an understanding of the basics of vehicle safety and moving loads.

Who is the course for?

Vehicle technicians who are just starting out in the industry or those who have been working for some time and want to consolidate their experience.

What will I get out of it?

You will be able to:

  • Understand the correct personal and vehicle protective equipment to be used within the automotive environment.
  • Explain construction of the vehicle.
  • Understand environmental laws.
  • Understand driving and operating a vehicle.
  • Describe correct lifting and moving techniques.


CPD Credit Value         3

Course Format             E-learning

Course Duration           2 hours



For information on dates, venues and booking a place on this course, please register your interest. You can register your interest by clicking the button below and completing the form, or by contacting the Professional Development team:

Tel: +44 (0) 1992 511521
Email: cpd@theimi.org.uk