IMI Level 3 Roadside & Recovery Technician



This course offers new and existing Recovery and Roadside Assistance Operators a theoretical and practical based learning experience to develop and practise the skills required to work safely within the Recovery and Roadside Industry adhering to PAS 43 and SURVIVE.

The course will identify the key aspects of personal wellbeing and the skills required to ensure that productivity remains high and recovery vehicle assets remain roadworthy. In order to meet the demands of modern technology, the course will analyse the safe working methods associated with the recovery of hybrid and electric vehicles.

Upon successful completion of the course, learners will apply for the PATAM card which will be evidence of the knowledge and understanding of the safe working practices in accordance with PAS 43 and SURVIVE.

Where the term ‘roadside’ is used, this is a generically used to identify those individuals or organisations which work on the side of the road. These may include but not limited to:

· Tyre fitters

· Road maintenance teams

· Roadside repair

· Roadside assistance and recovery



Benefits of the course include:

✓ 3-years membership of the Institute of the Motor Industry as an Associate (AMIMI)

✓ 5 IMI EV online modules (30-hours CPD)

✓ 2-years on the Professional Register

✓ 5-editions of MotorPro: the automotive industries number one magazine

✓ A digital PATAM card: Check out the range of PATAM benefits here.

The complete compliance course for anyone that works by the roadside from tyre-fitters, fuel drain to roadside and recovery technicians


19 May
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
21 May
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
22 May
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
23 May
8:00 am - 4:00 pm




On an AWARE Series Training Provider

"Having presented NTP with the difficult task of delivering our driver DCPC training on a national level, at various locations, whilst ensuring we met our customers demand, I can confirm with pleasure that they more than met our expectations at every level. A great business partner."

Ian Dumont, The National Recovery Manager, the  AA

On the Smart MotorwaysAWARE Series Course

The course has been developed specifically for roadside rescue and recovery drivers who use the motorway network and has been designed to aid practical, relevant training."

Colin Stevenson, Strategic Partnerships Manager at Highways England

On the Electric Vehicle & HybridAWARE Course

"A massive thanks from myself and the Operations for the way you have adapted these during these unprecendented times and you've still managed to keep them current, engaging and compliant."

Andy Gent, RAC National Recovery Manager, The RAC

On the Electric Vehicle & HybridAWARE Course

"Copart are pleased to be working with NTP to deliver their bespoke Electric Vehicle and HybridAWARE Module to our sub-haul Network to raise H&S standards and awareness."

Karen Ellis, Copart Sub-Haul Network Manager



"Excellent trainer. Well explained and very clear. Any questions where answered and no issues"

"Good practical course, came away with some good knowledge and understanding of the dangers on roadside and how to load and unload vehicles safely, secure the vehicle & using straps in the correct manner to keep it all nice and tidy..."

"Great day again and loved the interaction by all and the 1 to 1 on assessments brilliant course" 

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