Diagnostic Day One

The aim of this Diagnostic Day One course is to provide an understanding of the fundamentals of modern automotive systems. The course will provide the technician with the knowledge of electronic circuits required to understand and repair electronically controlled systems. The technician will be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of serial diagnostic code readers and meters for diagnostic use on modern systems.

Course Content

  • Principles of diagnostic
    Electricity, principles of electronic control, serial port diagnostic, parallel diagnostics
  • Technical update
    Engine management/drive by wire, ABS/traction control/ESP, magneto resistive sensors, A/C climate control, methods of communication
  • Diagnostic strategies
    Emissions, EGR, particulate filtration
  • Sensor/Actuator function testing
    MAF – Mass Air Flow, atmospheric sensors, speed sensors, temperature sensors, turbo charging, lambda
  • Health and safety
  • Tools and equipment
    Code readers, multi-meters

Get in touch for course dates & booking info


Open Mon-Fri, 8.00am - 5.30pm and Sat 8am - 1.30pm
FMP Motor Factors, Unit 1, St John's Court, Upper Fforest Way,
Swansea Enterprise Park SA6 8QQ

Port Talbot

Open Mon-Fri, 8.00am - 5.30pm and Sat 8am - 12.30pm
FMP Motor Factors, Unit 30, Baglan Industrial Park,
Port Talbot, SA12 7DJ