UK training courses

PicoScope training

Pico automotive diagnostic training courses are held at locations throughout the UK.

Designed for customers who have purchased, or are considering purchasing, the Pico Automotive Diagnostics Kit each course will help you get the best from the PicoScope software and diagnostic kit.

“I have attended some other courses which spent too much time in the class room, Pico’s course had just the right balance”
Neil House, C+N Motor Engineers, UK

For people unable to attend our courses we also provide a range of software, books and videos that allow you to learn where you want, when you want and at your own pace. Our website also includes free Guided Tests and our popular Introductory training notes.

Please visit our forum for details of other recommended courses that are available in the UK and other countries.

Engine Management Diagnostics using PicoScope

This two-day course includes the basic working principles of Engine Management systems, testing components and system diagnostics using oscilloscopes. The focus will be to use PicoScope to evaluate engine systems and their components including sensors and actuators such as injectors, lambda sensors and ignition components. The course is split between theory and practical demonstrations in a workshop using the Pico Automotive Diagnostic Kit.

“Good, solid course delivered at the right level. Offers useful, practical training on diagnostics and oscilloscopes”
PMM magazine

Course Content

  • Introduction to Engine Management Systems
  • Diagnostic procedures
  • Why use an Automotive Oscilloscope?
  • Introduction to PicoScope
  • Testing components with a scope

Course Summary

By the end of the course you will be certified by Pico Technology to use the PicoScope automotive oscilloscope in automotive diagnostic applications. You will have an understanding of the basic working principles of an Engine Management system and you will have the knowledge to use the scope and its software to retrieve waveforms and assess good and bad signals with the aid of the automotive waveform library.

This course runs from 9am to 5pm with an hour for lunch (lunch is included in the price of the course.)

Further information

Please contact Professional Diagnostics for full information on these courses including dates, prices and locations.

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Telephone +44 (0)7881 555 385

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Professional Diagnostics Ltd

Professional Diagnostics Ltd develop and deliver the official training courses for Pico Technology Ltd.

Several years experience working for Pico Technology Ltd, supporting some of the most prestigious vehicle manufacturers in the world along with the independent aftermarket, enables Professional Diagnostics Ltd to supply a new level of service to the automotive market place.

Are you an existing user looking to get the most from your investment in PicoScope?

Perhaps you an independent repairer who seeks on-site training, matching your needs at a time that fits with your busy schedule?

Professional Diagnostics Ltd are more than happy to provide high quality, bespoke technical training solutions to suit your requirements. Please view our Training pages and then contact us for a quote.

For more details and dates for training delivered by Professional Diagnostics please visit

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Technical Topics

Technical Topics is an automotive technical training provider. Clients range from motor vehicle technicians, independent repair specialists, franchised dealerships and motor manufacturers to technical training institutes, colleges, local authorities and garage equipment suppliers/manufacturers. Training is delivered at one of our state-of-the-art training centres or at the customer's own location(s).

Services range from one-day technical training courses, including the ever popular Saturday training courses, through to the complete development, writing and presentation of training programs tailored to the requirements of each customer. As well as being a dominant force in UK Technical Training, they have completed recent assignments in Malaysia, Dubai, Ireland, Spain, France, Poland and Germany.

For more details and dates for these independent courses run by Technical Topics please visit

Frank Massey Automotive Diagnostic Solutions

“For successful vehicle electronics diagnostics, it is essential you have the right tools, but just as important that you know how to use those tools properly.”
Frank Massey

Automotive Diagnostic Solutions (ADS) are able to offer a wide range of classroom and workshop-based training courses for individuals, commercial organisations and educational establishments and lecturers delivered by experienced automotive diagnostic technicians at their premises in Preston, Lancashire and across the UK.

ADS have also provided training in Eire, Russia and Nigeria and are happy to deliver training courses worldwide, so if you are based outside the UK and would like to book a training course abroad, please contact them to make arrangements.

At Pico we have a proud association with Frank Massey at Automotive Diagnostic Solutions and we recommend that you attend one of Frank’s specialist in-depth courses.


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