Vehicle Fault Diagnostics - PT Evening
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Ideally experience or qualifications providing a good understanding of basic vehicle auto electrical and mechanical systems.
Who is the course for
Suitable for those who have a basic understanding of the electrical systems of cars through a course e.g. IMI Introduction to Auto Electrics, or from working on these systems, and would like to enhance their skills in the diagnosis of electrical/electronic faults and performance issues in vehicles. This course would also be useful for those attending or aiming to take the C&G 4270-13 Level 3 Diploma, as it covers industry standard diagnostic procedures that must be used during the NVQ.
- Health and Safety intro and knowledge test, course outline, tour and introductions
- Basics of engine operation and components knowledge
- Disassemble/Reassemble 4 stroke engine on a rig
- Misfire – guided testing procedure on how to detect if a misfire is due to an electrical, mechanical or fuel related fault
- Understanding ignition systems: petrol/diesel
- Understanding Active and Passive sensors
- Understanding wiring diagrams, circuits and electrical fault finding and equipment
- Performance testing on rolling road.
- Reinforce all objectives learned and Q&A
Practical workshops and assignments. Suitable safety boots and overalls will be required to carry out practical activities in the workshop.
The candidate must provide their own boots and overalls. Suitable personal protective equipment (PPE) is compulsory in the workshop and may be purchased from Amazon, B&Q etc.
Please note the overalls should be navy colour and are described as workshop or warehouse coats at many outlets, Safety boots are also required.
How is the course assessed
Centre based practical tasks and end of course test.
Where next - Further Studies
Where next - Job Opportunities
- Trainee Master Technician
- Main dealer.