Our training courses cover vehicle electrical systems, diagnostics and fault finding, with topics ranging from electrical principles to diagnostic equipment. Subjects include electrical fault finding, CAN Bus, Oscilloscope diagnostics (PicoScope), petrol and diesel engine management, ABS/ESP and the VAG-COM Diagnostic System VCDS.
We specialise in on-site training including on Saturdays anywhere in the UK and British Isles including the Channel Islands, thereby providing cost effective, bespoke training options for your business.
AK Automotive are an Approved Assessment Centre with the Institute of the Motor Industry (the IMI) offering IMI approved and certified Professional Development Certificate PDC training programmes. Selective courses have certified PDC approval from the IMI.
In the OEM sector, AK Automotive supply technical training services for vehicle manufacturers, their associated training providers and other OEMs both on-site and regionally as required.
Other services supplied by AK Automotive include technical support for clients in respect of specialist and one-off projects. AK Automotive undertake research and development, preparation of training vehicles and fabrication of training aids, developing and writing of diagnostic procedures, course writing, proof reading, and assessment in respect of manufacturer certified technician programmes.
AK Automotive Services was established by ex Saab Master Technician Tony Kitchen in 1999, initially providing technical training services for vehicle manufacturers. Since then, Tony has expanded the business and now also writes and delivers courses for independent garages.
“I believe everybody has the ability to succeed given the right opportunities. My aim is to help fellow motor industry professionals achieve their full potential through the sharing of knowledge and expertise on my training courses”.
As a freelance training instructor, Tony supplies training services to a wide range of motor industry clients. He specializes in vehicle electrics and diagnostics and is a qualified teacher in the adult education sector.
In addition to training, Tony provides post-course technical support and vehicle diagnostics assistance for his motor industry customers.
A premium brand technical background and a lifetime’s motor industry experience enables AK Automotive to understand your business needs exactly. So please take the time to have a good look around the site and contact Tony Kitchen directly for further advice and information about the products and services available from AK Automotive.