Training Courses – Car

AirCon Refrigerant Handling

Course Objectives:  Methods of Heat Transfer /  The AC Loop

Receiver Drier
Expansion Valve
Orifice Tubes
Pressure Switches
Evaporator Temperature Probe

Refrigerants & the Environment
Refrigerants types and properties
Safe handling of refrigerant
Personal protection equipment
Gas cylinder handling
Montreal protocol the facts
Kyoto protocol the facts
F Gas regulations
GWP order of magnitude
Health and Safety
Environmental issues relating to F Gas

Course Dates: 23/11/2016
Duration: 1 Day

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Electronic Diesel Injections

Course Objectives: Modern diesel engines are more and more popular and the environmental issues on emissions is becoming more stringent.

  • Basic principles of diesel injection
  • Electronic control systems
  • ECM Inputs/Outputs
  • System diagnosis using basic test equipment & oscilloscope
  • Future developments – common rail diesel

Course Dates: 21/11/2016
Duration: 1 Day

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Engine Management Systems

Course Objectives:  The impact of legislation and environmental issues is also explained to the attendee a complete understanding of the current and future evolution of the componentry that makes up integrated Management Systems.

  • Understanding the ECM, its role & influence on the system
  • The role of the sensors & actuators and how they affect performance
  • Fault code storage, retrieval and clearing
  • Diagnosis using fault codes
  • Impact of mechanical faults on the system
  • Using DMM, oscilloscopes and exhaust gas analysers for fault finding
  • Understanding circuit diagrams
  • Service procedures
  • Main differences of Manufacturers systems
  • Bosch, Lucas, Weber Marelli plus other European and Japanese systems

Course Dates: 29/11/2016
Duration: 1 Day

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Ignition and Emissions

Course Objectives: This course also incorporates the use of an exhaust gas analyser; it examines the relationship between exhaust gases, how mechanical and electrical problems affect the relationship and how to use the exhaust reading to diagnose problems.

  • Ignition principles
  • Conventional, electronic, Distributorless and Direct Ignition
  • Basic test procedures using multimeters
  • Using Oscilloscopes on Ignition systems
  • Understanding Ignition primary & secondary waveforms
  • Diagnosing Ignition problems
  • Relationships between Ignition & Engine Management Systems
  • Using Gas analysers as diagnostic tools
  • Understanding Catalytic Converters
  • Lambda Sensors open and closed loop operation
  • FOR and EVAP systems
  • Secondary Air Injection
  • General Health & Safety

Course Dates: 01/12/2016
Duration: 1 Day

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Objective: The Technician will gain the comprehensive knowledge needed to assist them in the diagnosis of complex electronic systems on modern vehicles.

  • Interpret waveforms
  • Measure time and voltage in waveforms
  • Diagnose sensor & actuator faults
  • Safe use on ignition systems
  • Understanding digital & analogue scopes
  • Principles of oscilloscope operating
  • Primary & secondary information & diagnosis

Course Dates: 07/12/2016
Duration: 1 Day

Suitable For: This course is aimed at Technicians wishing to gain an understanding of oscilloscope controls and waveform interpretation.