Below are just some of the qualifications and certifications that Rob has achieved over recent years.Rob has also attended or studied online many, many more courses than those listed below.
Some of these don't have official certification.
IMI Membership Certificate
Membership of the Institute of the Motor Industry
ATA Master Technician 2015
ATA MasterTechnician Accreditation
VSE1 Bosch Essential Test Procedures Certificate
Course Overview:All technicians require electrical system know-how and fault finding skills to work on modern vehicle systems. The content of this course is essential knowledge for the development of a technician’s diagnostic capability. The overall learning goal is to provide delegates with a working knowledge of standard electrical test procedures and how they are applied correctly. These tests allow delegates to perform electrical confirmation checks with confidence when carrying out diagno...
VSD14 VP30 & VP44 Pump System Diagnosis Course Certificate 2010
Diesel Technology for PUMPED diesels including service & repair.
VSD14 VP30 & VP44 Pump System Diagnosis Course Certificate 2011
VSD16 Unit Injector System Diagnosis Course Certificate
Course Overview:This course is designed to provide technicians with diagnostic testing skills on Bosch Unit Injection systems fitted to diesel passenger cars and light vans. The operation of the system sensors and hydraulic components is covered in depth, along with vital information for the safe testing of components and correct fault diagnosis. Interpretation and analysis of the various system inputs and outputs is integral to a good diagnostic process. A series of tests are conducted using ...
VSG11 Gasoline Direct Injection Systems Course Certificate
Course Overview:Technicians with a good understanding of manifold fuel injection systems can advance their skills by attending this in-depth practical training on typical Gasoline Direct Injection applications. The system variants, the components used, the operating modes and system diagnostics are covered in this course. The theoretical knowledge gained, will supplement the practical exercises completed during training, where system diagnostics using serial port data and testing of the system...
VSG14 Gasoline Engine Management - Advanced System Controls
Who this course is for:Technicians requiring the more advanced technological aspects of gasoline engine management, the developments in component technology, emissions controls, and associated sub-systems. Highly advanced system components and controls are becoming increasingly commonplace. To carry out efficient diagnosis, technicians require a thorough understanding of the operational concept of these components and controls. Practical test procedures will include analysis of component signa...
WTE4 FSA7xx User's Course Certificate
Technical Training Course for the Bosch FSA7xx range of vehicle system analysers.
UPDBMT Master Technician Update 2010 Certificate
2010 Master Technician Update at Bosch
WTE2 KTS340 User Training Course Certificate
Training Course for Bosch JTS340 series diagnostic machines.
VSD15 Common Rail Diesel Systems Course Certificate
Course Overview:Technicians who need to be involved in system testing, fault diagnosis and repair of Common Rail Diesel systems will find this course of great value. The course will introduce delegates to Bosch Common Rail technology and provide information on system diagnosis and practical awareness of safety related procedures. Technicians will gain an in-depth knowledge of the hydraulic and electronic system functions and the fault diagnosis processes using the latest Bosch equipment, use w...
VSC13 Advanced Braking Systems
Who this course is for:Technicians who carry out diagnostic and repair work on the Anti-lock Braking (ABS), Traction Control (ASR) and Electronic Stability Control (ESC / ESP) systems as fitted to modern passenger vehicles. The course aim is to provide delegates with a working knowledge of selected active braking control safety systems and equip them with the necessary diagnostic skills required for fault diagnosis on the wider range of systems. The knowledge gained on this course will enable ...
VSC28 Steering Geometry & Four Wheel Alignment Course Certificate
Course Overview:Technicians involved in the inspection of vehicle suspension and steering systems require specialist knowledge to identify the appropriate adjustments and where component replacement is necessary. Incorrect steering geometry or wheel alignment can affect the vehicle’s stability and cause uneven tyre wear. The principles of steering geometry, the operation of alignment equipment, and the interpretation of measurements are covered in this course, enabling technicians to correctly...
CS1 Bosch Customer Service Certificate
Course Overview:First class customer care has long been acknowledged as vital to business reputation and customer retention. Positive customer impressions and attitudes are essential for the overall success of any business. While the actions of all staff can have a great influence upon the experience for the customer, the application and maintenance of good techniques in this area requires a specific set of knowledge and skills. This course has been specifically designed to address the custome...
IMIAL Level 3 Award in Refrigerant Handling
VSE7 - Automotive Electronics - Sensors & Components
Who this course is for:Technicians involved in diagnostic and repair work on any electronically controlled vehicle system.The aim of this electronics laboratory-based course is to provide a sound knowledge of basic electronic principles to aid in understanding the internal working principles of the sensors and components found on modern vehicle electrical systems. Course emphasis is on the practical construction of electronic circuits using discrete componentry, the study of various sensor t...
VSD23 Advanced Diesel System Control & Emissions
Who this course is for:Technicians requiring the more advanced technological aspects of diesel engine management, and developments in component technology, emissions controls, and associated sub-systems which are currently found on diesel systems. Highly advanced system components and controls are becoming increasingly commonplace. To carry out efficient diagnosis, technicians require a thorough understanding of the operational concept of these components and controls. Practical test procedure...
IMIAL Level 2 Hybrid Technology
IMI Level 2 in Hybrid Technology
IMIAL Level 3 Award in Refrigerant Handling QCF
IMI Level 3 In Air Conditioning
VSG2 Bosch Ignition Systems Course Certificate
Course Overview:This course is relevant to all technicians involved in the diagnosis and repair of petrol engine management systems. While some operating conditions and faults can be indicated by the use of a diagnostic tester, an ignition oscilloscope is a vital diagnostic tool, and an understanding of ignition waveforms can aid in diagnosing combustion faults and the ignition system performance. The course covers all spark ignition technologies, and will provide delegates with an in-depth un...
VSTD9 Bosch Oscilloscope Course Certificate
Course Overview:The oscilloscope is now a standard piece of diagnostics equipment for the modern automotive technician in the workshop. The ability to test and read the signals passing between electronic systems and the respective actuators or sensors is now a ‘must have’ skill set for the job. This course will enable the technician to competently operate an oscilloscope and use all its functions to aid in the diagnosis of vehicle systems. This course is essential for all technicians other tha...
IMIAL Level 2 Award in HYbrid Technology QCF
IMI Level 2 Award in Hybrid Technology
BTMU2009 Bosch Hybrid Vehicle Technology Certificate
Bosch 2009 Master Technician Update
VSG17 Bosch Gasoline Emissions Analysis Certificate
Who this course is for:Technicians who carry out gasoline emissions testing or utilise gas readings in the analysis of engine running faults. The aim is to provide delegates with the skills and knowledge required to identify emissions related problems and make effective use of emissions test data for engine management system diagnosis. Identification of faults by using tail-pipe gas indications requires a thorough understanding of the gasses involved and the related ECU controls. Techniques co...
Delphi CANBUS Certificate
Delphi CANBUS Technology Course
VSB8 Bosch SRS & Control Systems Certificate
Course Overview:This course is must for technicians involved in fault diagnosis, inspection and repairs to a vehicle Airbag or Supplementary Restraint System. The objective of the course is to provide delegates with a working knowledge of Airbag and SRS control systems and enable them to carry out accurate diagnosis on these safety critical systems. Technicians must also be aware of the safety implications when working with pyrotechnic devices of this type, therefore technicians who book on th...
VSC6 Bosch ABS Intro Certificate
Course Overview:This course is designed for technicians involved in the inspection and repair of modern vehicle braking systems. It provides essential knowledge about the operation, maintenance and testing of electronically controlled braking systems, covering both Bosch and non-Bosch variants. The course includes the hydraulic actuation and electronic control of typical Anti-lock Braking Systems, and an introduction to Electronic Stability Control. The skills learnt will enable technicians to...
VSD12 Bosch VE-EDC Diesel Certificate
Course Overview:Technicians who have a good understanding of petrol injection can achieve the same level with diesel cars and light vans with this course, which provides an important introduction to diesel technology and contains the foundation knowledge required to attend further Bosch courses on specific diesel systems. The well proven mix of classroom sessions to reinforce knowledge, and workshop practical tasks todevelop skills, are combined to give technicians confidence in their work. ...
VSG5 Bosch Engine Management Certificate
Course Overview:This course provides technicians the skills and knowledge to test and diagnose engine management systems with confidence. It gives delegates a sound working knowledge of all of the components within a typical engine management system and how to test them. This is done via a mixture of classroom theoretical sessions and workshop practical tests to build the skills in a step by step manner. This course also provides the foundation knowledge for progression onto further Bosch engi...
WTE1 KTS Users Course Certificate
Who this course is for:This equipment course is specifically for technicians new to the use of Bosch KTS 5xx and 3xx serial diagnostic testers with ESItronic 2.0 With an emphasis on operational skills, it covers all aspects of the KTS hardware and software operation. ESItronic 2 is designed to be user friendly , when it comes to diagnosis, the desires of garage services are much the same. The software in the diagnosis unit is capable of more than just simple control unit diagnosis. Intelligent...
WTE3 FSA450 Course Certificate
Course for FSA450 Oscilloscope Users
Picoscope Course Certificate
Course for Technicians using the Picoscope range of oscilloscopes
Delphi Diesel Diagnostics Certificate
Delphi Diesel Systems Diagnostics Course
Nissens Turbo Fundamentals
Nissens Turbo Fundamentals Course
Nissens Turbo Level 3 Certificate
Nissens Turbo Systems LEvel 3 Certificate
VSB10 Bosch SRS & Control Systems Certificate
Who this course is for:Garage technicians involved in the diagnosis of vehicle network faults and involved in repair work on the various vehicle body electronics systems. Theoretical instruction on the various network mediums and body peripherals combined with practical testing will enable technicians to carry out efficient diagnosis on such systems. The testing of drivetrain networks is also included.Course Content:Serial data transmission, bits and bytesVehicle network requirements a...
AC1RHA: Automotive Air Conditioning Refrigerant Handling Certification
ssessment Overview:After July 4th 2010, technicians working with refrigerants, must have a refrigerant handling qualification which fulfils the European Union F-Gas Regulation (EC842/2006 and annex EC307/2008). Note that the new EU certification is a legal requirement for each individual technician, i.e. even only connecting a refrigerant station to a vehicle will require the technician to have achieved certification. This DEFRA approved qualification, offers a single unit solution for exp...
MOT1: MOT Tester Training (Class 4 & 7)
Prerequisites:The pre-conditions for attending this course are the following:To have a full and current driving licence for the classes you want to test.To be a skilled technician with at least 4 years full time employment within the service & repair sector in which you wish to test.To have NO unspent convictions for criminal offences connected with the MOT scheme or the motor trade, or involving acts of violence or intimidation.To be of “good repute”To have an “appropriate” recognised q...
VSB26: Automotive Air Conditioning Systems Diagnosis
Course Overview:This course provides knowledge essential to the servicing of vehicle air conditioning systems, and also covers the required underpinning knowledge and practical skills for technicians intending to undertake the assessment for refrigerant handling certification. EU legislation requires all technicians involved in the servicing, recharging and repairs to vehicle air conditioning in passenger cars and light vans to becertified to carry out this work. Air conditioning technician ...
VSH26: Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Systems
Course Overview:All vehicle repair professionals should attend training on the safe maintenance and service of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles. The technological developments utilised with EV and HEV’s along with the critical safety measures required, make them different to deal with compared to conventionally powered vehicles. Workshop supervisors and technicians require a complete awareness of the risks and hazards present whilst working on them and the safety measures that must be employed to m...
VW Group Direct Shift Gearbox Diagnosis & Repair
VW Group Can Bus Systems Course
VW Group Electrical Diagnosis Part Course
Electrical Diagnosis Part 2
VW Group ELSA For Service Technicians
VAG ADBLUE Systems for Passenger Cars
VW Group ODIS Diagnostic Equipment
VW Group R744 CO2 Air Conditioning Systems
VW, SEAT, AUDI, SKODA Service & Maintence Best Practice
EuroNCAP in Action Training Course
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