Vehicle Training Courses

IMI Accredited Vehicle Examination and Investigation Course

IMI Accredited Vehicle Examination and Investigation Course

Dates of next courses:
Mon 20th - Wed 22nd May 2024 - FULLY BOOKED
Tues 16th – Thur 18th July 2024

The Datatag Vehicle Examination Course has been designed to equip those undertaking it with all the essential knowledge which will allow them to complete a comprehensive and detailed examination of all manners of vehicles. The course will ensure attendees come away with vital skills in vehicle construction and dating methods and students will be equipped with the wisdom and professional judgement to tackle the most complex vehicle examinations whilst setting out a structured plan helping them to obtain the right outcome. 

In addition students will take away the knowledge and understanding to recognise false plates, fake VIN's and false paperwork as well as an understanding of DVLA methods, theft techniques, commonly used tools and the complexity of vehicle crime. On completion of the course they will have gained all the essential skills and qualities required to become a Qualified Stolen Vehicle Examiner (QSVE). 

Successful students will be offered ongoing support by the trainer and will be updated on new and current trends.

Price Per Student - £599 + VAT / (IMI registration £74)

Please email our Police Liaison and Training Team on for more information or to book your place.

Pete Wilson

Instructor - Pete Wilson

Peter spent the last 14 years working with Greater Manchester Police as the Supervisor of the Vehicle Examination Unit and has extensive experience with the Datatag product range.

Peters’ role involves working with the northern police forces and providing training on how to use Datatag and CESAR systems to identify vehicles. 


PC Chris Vickers (Leicestershire Police) - "Very well presented with personal experiences. Easy to understand and clarified."

PC Mathew Braddish (TVP) - "Great course. Very informative and a good tool for police officers."

PC Mathew Houghton (Leicestershire Police)"Both Vince and Pete are extremely knowledgeable and passionate. This made the training a pleasure and easy to understand."

PC Helen Backhouse (TVP) - "Trainer’s knowledge is excellent. Having previous experience within the police is invaluable."

PC Dean Kingham (TVP) - "Vince was great at explaining the course content and pushing the tips and tricks to ID equipment correct."

PC Thomas Batchelor (TVP) - "The training was extremely informative and was delivered in a way that was understandable."

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