Course Overview

With the electronic content on vehicles continuing to increase, it's critical that today's technician has a solid understanding of electrical systems. Adopting a master technician level approach, this specially designed one day module will give you in-depth knowledge, as well as the skills required to undertake successful diagnosis of vehicle electrical systems. The course will centre on practical exercises, both in the classroom and on-vehicle.

Length 1 day.
Audience Technicians looking for an in-depth knowledge of advanced electrical systems, measurements and diagnostic strategy.
Skill Level Diagnostic or Master Technician.
Guidance An understanding of vehicle electronics or ideally the successful completion of VE1 & VE2 modules.
Course Content
  • Electrical principles revision.
  • Benefits of advanced vehicle systems.
  • Exploring CAN bus types. 
  • Investigating CAN protocols.
  • Smart sensors and actuators.
  • Fault diagnosis and repair techniques.
  • Other network technologies (MOST, LIN).
  • Exploring how diagnostic systems operate.
  • Understand and using EOBD.
  • Establishing a strategy based diagnostic procedure.
  • Networked vehicle systems diagnostics.