Course Details

  • With an understanding of vehicle electrical systems already, this short two-day course will help develop your specific knowledge of Canbus and Multiplex data communication systems, which are used extensively on commercial vehicles.

    From early systems to the latest developments, you’ll look at chassis and body manufacturer multiplex systems, analysing how the two are integrated and exploring the conflicts that can exist between them.

    You’ll learn how to diagnose, analyse and rectify Canbus and Multiplexing system faults, conduct parameter readings, and understand fibre optic and MOST (Media Oriented Systems Transport) systems.

  • There are no specific entry requirements for this course, but it is essential you already have a good understanding of vehicle electrical systems in order to understand the advanced skills you’ll be taught.

  • We divide your learning and assessment over both theory-based work and practical sessions in the workshop. There is typically a 50/50 split.

  • As you develop your skills for the automotive industry, you’ll be enhancing your career prospects and opening up new avenues for you to take.

    After completing this course, you may want to develop your skills further with The Manchester College on our irtec Advanced Technician course. Alternatively, you might be ready to advance your career and explore the different jobs you could work towards.

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  • The cost of this short course is currently £180.00.

    Depending on your circumstances, there may be opportunities for a reduction in your course fees or funding options to help you pay. Our dedicated finance page explains all the different types of funding available, from bursaries and benefit support, to grants and loans.

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  • Our course enquiries team is on-hand to answer any questions you might have about this qualification, the application process, enrolment, or anything else about life at The Manchester College.

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