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AK Automotive supply training and vehicle diagnostics support services to motor industry customers throughout the UK and overseas.

We offer a programme of vehicle electrical and diagnostics training courses which we run from regular venues throughout the year.

Our training courses focus upon vehicle electrical fault finding. Subjects include CAN Bus, Oscilloscope (PicoScope) diagnostics, petrol and common rail diesel diagnostics and ABS/ESP.

We also 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 (IMI), offering Quality Assured Programmes (QAP). Selective courses have certified QAP approval from the IMI.

We also provide technical training services for vehicle manufacturers and their associated training providers both on-site and regionally as required.

Post-training support services includes on-site vehicle diagnostics for clients within a commutable distance, and telephone support for those further afield.

About us

AK Automotive also provide technical support services for clients in respect of specialist and one-off projects. Examples include on-site research and development, preparation of training vehicles and fabrication of training aids, developing and writing diagnostic procedures, course writing, proof reading, and assessment in respect of manufacturer certified technician programmes.

More about AK

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.


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