Mark Murphy from Mark Murphy Motors, Kilkenny, has achieved Bosch Master Technician status. The technicians recently attended an assessment in the new Bosch Training Centre in Uxbridge, England, and he is one of the first Bosch Master technicians in Ireland.
The assessment took place at the new Bosch Service Training Centre in Uxbridge, England, on the day of the official opening, which was attended by the Duke of York.
The Bosch Diagnostic Technician programme involves 25 days of training and a 1 day Automotive Technician Accreditation (ATA) assessment. Training is provided for all types of diagnostics, as well as customer care.
The Bosch Master Technician programme is designed for technicians who have completed the Bosch Diagnostic Technician programme and wish to further develop their diagnostic and repair skills to an advanced level. The programme involves a total of 21 days of training, followed by a 1 day ATA assessment.
Training covers engine management, diesel/petrol injection, hybrid technology, airbags, air conditioning, as well as many other areas. After all of this extensive training and assessments, 48 days in total, certainly leaves a technician at the highest level of qualification in diagnosing modern cars.
This new Bosch Service Training Centre (STC) has been built to satisfy the increasing demand for high quality automotive training courses from the automotive aftermarket network .
On the actual opening day Mark Murphy passed an ATA practical assessment at Master Technician level. This completes the Bosch Master Technician qualification and takes him to the highest qualification knowledge and skill level for modern Vehicle Diagnosis and Fault finding.
What it covers
The assessment test covered engine management, body control systems including multiplexed systems, vehicle electrical systems, customer care techniques, technical support training and an Online test on general vehicle technology. A serious test of a technicians skill and ability and a great achievement.
Successful completion of the Diagnostic and Master Technician training programme meets the requirement of the Bosch Car Service network and will also prepare technician for gaining an Automotive Technician Accreditation (ATA) at Diagnostic and Master Technician level.