Welcome to AK Automotive – motor industry on-site training & technical support services.

AK Automotive supply bespoke on-site vehicle electrical training courses and technical training services for motor industry customers throughout the UK.

Customers range from vehicle manufacturers to independent garages and includes both light and heavy vehicles, emergency fire and rescue services and those working in the agricultural off-road and special purpose vehicles sector.

AK Automotive was established in 1999 by former Saab Master Technician Tony Kitchen, initially providing technical training services for vehicle manufacturers.

Since then, Tony has expanded the business and now also prepares and delivers bespoke on-site training courses for motor industry customers in the independent and non OEM aftermarket.

His training courses include electric and hybrid electric vehicle systems as well as offering the IMI Level 2 Award in Electric / Hybrid Electric Vehicle Routine Maintenance Activities qualification.

As a freelance training instructor, Tony supplies training services to a wide range of motor industry customers. He specialises in vehicle electrics and diagnostics and is a qualified teacher in the adult education sector.

Tony keeps up to date with modern vehicle electrical systems technologies through on-going hands-on-vehicle research and personal development. This often includes on-site research and diagnostics technical support assistance at customer’s premises as well as attending relevant CPD training and update courses.

Tony is also a PHEV owner / driver and holds the IMI Level 4 qualification in the Diagnosis, Testing & Repair of Electric / Hybrid Vehicles and Components (VRQ). He offers a two day technical training course in Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicle Systems

“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 own training courses”.

IMI Approved Assessment Centre since 2006

AK Automotive are an IMI Approved Assessment Centre offering the IMI Level 2.2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Electric Vehicle Routine Maintenance Activities qualification and also Professional Development Certificate (PDC) training course programmes to motor industry customers.

In  the OEM sector, AK Automotive supply technical training services to vehicle manufacturers, their associated training providers and other OEMs both on-site and regionally as required.

In the independent and non-OEM aftermarket, AK Automotive supply vehicle electrical technical training courses to customers ranging from independent garages to fire and rescue services, technical colleges, special purpose vehicle builders and workshops in the heavy vehicle and agriculture sector.

With a premium brand technical background and a lifetime’s motor industry experience, AK Automotive are well placed to understand your business technical training 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.

Contact: Tony Kitchen (AK Automotive)
Telephone: 00 44 (0)7484 831 015
E-mail: tony@akautomotivetraining.co.uk

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Page last updated: Thursday 04th January 2024