Learn how to carry out a vehicle inspection routine and identify system faults. Measure vehicle mechanical components using industry tools and equipment and compare the measurement results against the vehicle specification to determine the serviceability. Learn how to make check which components are serviceable and which will require replacement.
Find how to access vehicle information, use electrical wiring diagrams and electrical test equipment, such as a multi-meter to diagnose the system faults. Find and rectify electrical faults and check the system is functioning as per the vehicle manufacturer’s original specification.
Use computer based test equipment, such as scan tools, to carryout operations like reading fault codes (present / historical). Carry out basic checks to determine the functionality.
Establish the serviceability of mechanical, hydraulic and electrical braking systems. Replace components and check functionality.
Learn about health & safety procedures and the necessary Personal Protection Equipment.
Who should attend?
The Service Maintenance Technician Course is designed to increase your diagnostic and fault finding skills. A Service Maintenance Technician should be working in the light vehicle sector of the industry and ideally have at least two years experience to ensure they are familiar with the skills, knowledge and techniques required to diagnose system faults, rectify the faults and return the vehicle systems to manufacturer specification.