IMDS Standard Training


Make IMDS reporting an effort of precision, efficiency and confidence.


Tetra Tech IMDS online training is built on a proven framework that dives into core components of automotive compliance reporting.

  • A foundation of IMDS background knowledge and interface introduction, which better helps reporting professionals know why they are using IMDS and what changes they can expect into the future.
  • The most common data quality requirements, so professionals can answer similar customer requests with confidence.
  • Guided, hands-on exercises, to build actual experience and capabilities for efficient and accurate IMDS reporting.
  • Digital quizzes after each module to keep professionals engaged and checking the knowledge they’ve gained along the way.
  • Professional IMDS Professional Training Standard Certificate, demonstrating proficiency in IMDS data quality requirements.
Tetra Tech is the only company in the United States providing online professional certification training in IMDS.


IMDS Training
Professionals Familiar with IMDS and Ready to Improve Understanding and Skills
Professionals Eager to Make the Most of IMDS Capabilities for Efficient Reporting
Professionals Who Want to Increase Confidence in the Face of IMDS Rejections or Supplier Issues

You’ll Get Even More Benefits From Online Trainings Into the Future

  • Digital access to IMDS online training presentation slide decks.
  • 3 free online Q&A sessions with Tetra Tech IMDS experts.
  • Professional IMDS training certificate, demonstrating proficiency in compliance data quality requirements.


A Thorough — and Manageable — IMDS Online Training

Modules 1 | Introduction


Review the International Material Data System (IMDS) history and purpose.
60 Min. | Post-Module Quiz

Module 2 | IMDS Public Pages


Overview of the registration and login, and professional tips for accessing IMDS public pages.
20 Min. | Post-Module Quiz

Module 3 |Thorough IMDS Navigation


Details of seamlessly navigating the IMDS interface to achieve your goals.
30 Min. | Post-Module Quiz 

Modules 4-15 | Guided, Hands-on IMDS Exercises


Learn how to effectively complete a customer’s IMDS submission request: BoM review • Editing existing MDS •Review of supplier data containing prohibited substances • Creating Component, Semi-component and Material MDSs • Applying Annex II exemptions • Adding supplier data to own MDS • Submitting complex MDS to customer • Rejecting supplier data submission
310 Min. | Exercises | 12 Post-Module Quizzes

Modules 16-17 | Final Certification Exercise



Create and submit a final assembly to successfully complete the course and earn professional certification.
20 Min. | Quiz | Exercise


Rest assured that our online trainings equal our in-person trainings, such as IMDS training, in the past. In fact, we have been working on multiple features to even enhance the value our trainings provide. For example, users will have access to multiple community features and free resources once they purchase a course. Plus, all trainings can be done remotely, at any time — for greater convenience and less disruption to productivity.

Discounts levels are available for supply chains at:

  • Level 1: 10 to 100 Suppliers
  • Level 2: 100 to 1,000 Suppliers
  • Level 3: 1,000+ Suppliers

We will provide a special discounted login code, and we can also provide any customized training content for your quality requirements, as well as a dedicated supply chain helpline. Review the supply chain flier or contact us for more information.

Yes! Free 30-minute online demonstrations by our expert trainers are available for all our IMDS, CDX and SCIP trainings, where we can also answer any of your further questions. Please contact us at [email protected][email protected][email protected] or [email protected] for more information.

Yes, Tetra Tech training experts can work with your team to develop a custom course available to your internal team and/or supply chain (and more). Please email [email protected] or call 734-546-5674 to learn more and get started.

Courses are organized in video modules. Each course has anywhere between 13 to 20 videos that break down content in digestible and relevant chunks. The majority of modules include guided, hands-on exercises that not only provides input but also gets users comfortable and capable in performing essential tasks. Almost every module also concludes with a quiz that tests proficiency. The entire course requires the submission of a final exercise, which our expert trainer will personally review and approve prior to awarding a final professional certificate.

Please send any other questions to [email protected], and we will get back to you with an answer — and may even add your question to this list to help others.

Additional questions or concerns? Email us at [email protected] or call 734-546-5674.

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