Engine Management: Spark Ignition and Diagnosis

Provided by Bosch

For dates and availability, please register your interest


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 learners with an in-depth understanding of the ignition process and analysis of ignition related faults.

This course is delivered by Bosch and upon successful completion qualifies for IMI Awards Quality Assured Programme (QAP) certification.

Who is the course for?

Vehicle technicians who have some prior experience in using an oscilloscope.


What will I get out of it?

You will be able to:

- Understand the working principles of ignition system components.

- Connect and use an oscilloscope to display ignition waveforms.

- Interpret Primary and Secondary ignition oscilloscope displays and data.

- Carry out ignition diagnostic tests to indicate ignition system and engine management system faults.



CPD Credit Value        17

Course Format            Classroom/workshop

Course Duration          2 days

Venue                          STC Uxbridge / regional centre

Dates listed subject to change.

There are no events available for this course.


For information on dates, venues and booking a place on this course, please register your interest. You can register your interest by clicking the button below and completing the form, or by contacting the Professional Development team:

Tel: +44 (0) 1992 511521
Email: cpd@theimi.org.uk