Professional Level Mechanic Training - IMI L3

The IMI Level 3 course continues on from the course materials within the Level 2 qualification and goes into more depth and covers a wider range of subjects. This is the qualification for those who want to work professionally in the industry.

Course Description

Our Professional Training can be completed in 2 ways:

If you are wanting to qualify from the beginning through to Level 3, we run the complete programme which comprises 2 separate training elements. We are also approved to provide this course through the ELCAS scheme, for those exiting from HM Forces. Please Book the Part 1 Bike Inn Virtual Theory and Foundation course to start your qualification.

Those who have already passed the IMI Level 2 certificate here at the Bike Inn can study the theory modules online over a designated one month period, followed by a one week immersive practical course and assessment, delivered here in Cumbria.

Course Content

  • IMI Level 2 Course Content
  • Frame geometry and a detailed look at how this affects bikes
  • Advanced hydraulics, including rear suspension and dropper posts
  • Advanced wheel systems and complex wheels
  • Higher level group sets and exotic group sets
  • In depth diagnostics of all electronic group sets
  • Electric Bikes – Legislation, the current technology, battery management, conversions, diagnosis and maintenance on all major manufactures
  • An introduction into performance bike fitting
  • An introduction into cycling coaching

Final Assessment & Qualifications

After demonstrating your practical skills in the intensive workshop periods you will write up your assessment modules to qualify for IMI Level 3.

The course allows you to train in one of the best equipped workshops in Europe. You will learn in addition to the IMI curriculum additional small business skills needed to set up as self employed. As a graduate of the Bike Inn professional course you will gain access to a range of trade accounts and resources.

Further Information

The four separate training elements for those starting out and wanting to achieve this qualification from scratch are as follows (to be completed in the order presented, but over a time period and course dates to suit you):

  • 6 Weeks Virtual Guided training ( 10-15 hours per week) with support Drop Inn sessions.
  • 2 Week Intensive Professional Practical Training & Assessment, at our premises in Cumbria

Assessment to gain the Professional qualification entails an element of short essay writing, in addition to the virtual multiple-choice questionnaires, which must be completed in your own time and submitted and assessed before you can receive your qualification.


20% deposit required to book either option.

£3150.00per person with IMI L2

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