The Automotive Technician - Training

Upcoming Webinars and Face-to-face training sessions

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Understanding and Diagnosing Ignition Systems webinar

Join Mark Rabone in this online training session with live Q&A where he will cover:

The Combustion Process

  • Understanding the need for an ignition system

The Ignition System Principles

  • Understanding induction
  • The primary circuit
  • The secondary circuit

Diagnosing Ignition Systems

  • Diagnosing coil failures
  • Testing wiring integrity
  • Sensor testing
  • Analysing waveforms

Duration:
One hour plus question time

Price:
$55 TaT or Capricorn member workshops
$88 non-TaT or non-Capricorn member workshops

When:
Tuesday 22nd November 2022
2:30 pm WA
4:00 pm NT
4:30 pm QLD
5:00 pm SA
5:30 pm NSW/VIC/ACT/TAS
7:30 pm New Zealand

Wednesday 23rd November 2022
5:00 pm WA
6:30 pm NT
7:00 pm QLD
7:30 pm SA
8:00 pm NSW/VIC/ACT/TAS
10:00 pm New Zealand


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Past Webinars available for on demand viewing

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Introduction to J2534 PassThru Programming Webinar

Join Gary ÒRiain in this online training session where he will cover:

Introduction to J2534 PassThru Programming

  • What is J2534?
  • When would we need it?
  • Tools and equipment required
  • How to get started
  • The costs involved
  • Pros and cons

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Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) webinar series

Join Brendan Sorensen in this three-part webinar series as he analyses the components, control strategies and issues we are seeing on GDI vehicles.

1A GDI Fundamentals and Strategies

  • Direct Injection Components
  • GDI Pros and Cons
  • Fuelling StrategiesFuelling Strategies
  • Non-Fuel related combustion factors
  • GDI Service Considerations
  • GDI Common Problems

1B GDI Advanced Low-Pressure Analysis

  • GDI History and Manufacturers
  • Brushed Fuel Pumps
  • Fuel Pump Control Modules
  • Brushless Fuel Pumps
  • Low-Pressure Fuel System Testing

1C GDI Advanced High-Pressure Analysis

  • GDI System Advancements
  • High Pressure Fuel Pump Analysis
  • Injector Strategies and Analysis
  • GDI Diagnostic Strategies

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DPF On-demand Training

Join Brendan Sorensen in this webinar talking all things DPF Diagnostics, where he will cover:

  • DPF Scantool data analysis
  • How to decipher soot calculations
  • Determining soot vs ash
  • DPF system sensor testing
  • Latest DPF cleaning technologies
  • DPF Case studies and servicing tips

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1A – Electrical & Electronic Fundamentals and Principles

Join Jeff Smit in session one of the 5-part Electrical and Electronic Technology webinar series where he covers:

  • Definition of high voltage
  • Diagnosis and repair, what’s the difference?
  • Electrical basics, Volts, resistance & current
  • Grounds are important, ghost voltage
  • Electrical and electronic principles
  • Electrons and atoms
  • Electron and conventional current flow
  • Effects of current flow
  • Essential electrical calculations, voltage drop testing
  • Using and understanding wiring diagrams

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1B - Electrical & Electronic Systems and Circuits

Join Jeff Smit in session two of the 5-part Electrical and Electronic Technology webinar series where he will cover:

  • Describing electrical circuits
  • Watts Law
  • Using and understanding wiring diagrams
  • Resistors and circuit networks
  • Pull-up and pull-down circuits
  • Open and closed loop systems
  • Pulse width modulation (PWM) - Why and how?
  • Electronic components and circuits

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1C – Diagnostic Process and Techniques

Join Jeff Smit in session three of the 5-part Electrical and Electronic Technology webinar series where he will cover:

  • What is the right Diagnostic Approach?
  • Advanced Diagnostic process flow chart
  • On Board diagnostics
  • Multiplexing
  • Communication networks
  • Pass Through technology

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1D – Using Diagnostic Tools and Equipment

Join Jeff Smit in session four of the 5-part Electrical and Electronic Technology webinar series where he will cover:

  • Old school/basic hand tools
  • Multimeters
  • Scan tools and accessories
  • Oscilloscopes
  • Thermal imaging cameras
  • Mechanical testing via pressure analysis
  • Future developments

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1E – Electrical & Electronic components and circuits

Join Jeff Smit in session five of the 5-part Electrical and Electronic Technology webinar series where he will cover:

  • Circuit expectations
  • Component assumptions
  • Fault definitions
  • Components
  • Different types of shorts
  • Integrated and digital circuits
  • Electronic component testing

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