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Autotech 2024: Challenge yourself!

Supporting independent workshops and technicians who want to improve their technical abilities and invest in their futures.

The Autotech campaign helps independent technicians and workshops across the UK improve their skills, learn best practices and achieve technical excellence through free, online assessments, the Workshop Takeover live training event and editorial content from the industry’s experts throughout the year.

Test your technical knowledge at your own pace…

There are more than a dozen online multiple-choice assessments available, created to test technical knowledge and diagnostic procedures, by logging on or quickly registering at

Why not try Test 7, that consists of fifteen questions designed to test your knowledge of LIN Bus systems and your ability to analyse the data and waveforms provided to draw diagnostic conclusions.

Test 13 teases SCR system knowledge from users and presents the case of a VW Crafter fitted with an SCR System, which has an illuminated AdBlue Malfunction Indicator, presenting code ‘P202A – Reductant Tank Heating 2 circuit -open circuit’ in the Engine Computer memory.

Test 16 is a logic check for the real-world fault assessments happening in workshops up and down the land. Questions centre around a real fault to fix scenario where a customer presents an Audi A3 2005 8P model with several faults present.

Get free lifetime access to the full library simply by logging in or registering, by filling out a few details, at

Hands-on fault guidance…

As part of our autotech campaign, independent technicians are invited to the next Workshop Takeover at Cleevely EV, Cheltenham on Saturday 15th June 2024, to gain practical advice on fault-finding across various systems and to hang out with like-minded guests and trainers who want to share their tips honed over many years of training and head scratching!

The hands-on sessions with live faults within the workshop are guaranteed to get your diagnostic mojo flowing!

Independent garage owners Andy Crook and Gareth Davies will once again engage small groups in practical sessions within Matt Cleevely’s fantastic workshop. Topics and full line- up to be confirmed.

A limited number of subsidised tickets are available to purchase online here. A small number of additional tickets will be available a month before the event.

About Autotechnician
Autotechnician is a magazine published nine times a year, delivering essential information to independent garage owners and technicians in the UK. Delivered both digitally and in print, autotechnician provides readers with technical, training, business advice, product and news, allowing our readers to keep up to date with information they need to run and work within a modern workshop.
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