Autotronics Training System (ATS)

Autotronics Training System was design to expose trainees and students to effectively learn the simple and complex class subjects in the areas of motor vehicle technology and electrical engineering as well as renewable energy technology. Our didactic equipment and educational system for technical vocational training ideally combine Theory, Practice and Research and Developement and can be seamlessly integrated into a known Project work.

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Cohort 1 starts April ’22

What you will learn
  • Understand the basics of Automotive Engineering.
  • Identify the components of an Automobile and their purposes and physics.
  • Understand how car utilize fuel to operate the engine, transmit power to the wheels and key parameters.
  • Understand basic troubleshooting of faults.
  • Understand the concept of Electronics, Electricals, and the semi-conductors.
  • Understand the codes and schematics in the vehicle.
  • Understand the vehicle Air conditioning system and its climate control systems.
  • Begin a path to the Automotive repairs industries.
  • Have the knowledge to begin basic repairs on your own personal vehicle.
  • Utilize a diagnostic process and techniques to narrow down or isolate the vehicle’s electrical problems.
  • Practice projects to extend your experience fast.
  • Learn about different industries and how to look for jobs, make your CV and showcase your skills.
  • Professors
  • PhD Holders
  • Engineers
  • Lecturers
  • Technologist
  • Lab Attendance
  • Researchers
  • Scholars
  • Basic and Advanced Mechanics
  • Heads of R&D of Organizations
Enrollment Process

To begin, enroll in the Specialization via our Paystack secured payment gateway.

Capstone Project

Every specialization includes a hands-on project. Students will need to complete the project(s) before a specialization is deemed completed.


After completing each specialization, a Certificate will be awarded to students which they can share with prospective employers and professional networks.


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Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Blended Learning

A combination of both physical and online

100% Practical

The course offers a practical and hands-on approach to learning

Beginner Level

No prior experience is required


Subtitle is available in different languages on our Learning Management System,


A Certificate is awarded after completion of training

Capstone Project

A capstone project is required from the participant at the completion of training

There are 13 Modules and 202 Lessons in this Specialization



Multipoint Injection Demonstrator (3 hours)

Lesson 1: Fuel delivery?

Lesson 2: Fuel pump safety circuits

Lesson 3: Intake air mass measurement

Lesson 4: Air density and temperature

Lesson 5: TPS (Throttle Position Sensor)

Lesson 6: Electromagnetic injectors

Lesson 7: Injection duration and system operation

Lesson 8: Injection pulses analysis.

Lesson 9: Injection duration at idle operation

Lesson 10: Injection duration with load

Lesson 11: Idle air control

Lesson 12: Circuit cut-out during fuel overflow

Lesson 13: O2 sensor

Lesson 14: Troubleshooting



Electronic Ignition Demonstrator (3 hours)

Lesson 1: Centralized injection system

Lesson 2: Electronic ignition system type E-DIS

Lesson 3: Sparks producing and sparks not producing ignition

Lesson 4: Secondary circuit waveforms

Lesson 5: Triggering pulse

Lesson 6: Current restriction in primary circuit and ignition angle

Lesson 7: Ignition timing

Lesson 8: Engine revolution (speed) and ignition timing

Lesson 9: Engine load and ignition timing

Lesson 10: Engine temperature and ignition timing

Lesson 11: Knock control

Lesson 12: RPM measurements

Lesson 13: MAP sensor

Lesson 14: Sensors and valves system

Lesson 15: OBDII diagnosis connector

Lesson 16: CAN-BUS communication



ABS 4 Channel System Demonstration (3 hours)

Lesson 1: Main system brake components

Lesson 2: Basic construction

Lesson 3: Electronic brake control

Lesson 4: Inductive RPM sensors

Lesson 5: Wheel speed calculation

Lesson 6: Vehicle acceleration

Lesson 7: Vehicle braking process

Lesson 8: Wheel lock

Lesson 9: Hydraulic Modulator

Lesson 10: ABS basic principles and operation

Lesson 11: Controls and measurements

Lesson 12: ABS electrical circuits

Lesson 13: ABS control cycles

Lesson 14: Faults diagnosis and repair

Lesson 15: Operation in various drive conditions

Lesson 16: Troubleshooting of faults



Engine Control & Sensor Simulator (3 hours)

Lesson 1: Engine sensors: temperature, pressure, knock, flow, position, speed and oxygen

Lesson 2: Air control system and Idle air control

Lesson 3: Fuel delivery system and Injection system

Lesson 4: Ignition system and spark plugs

Lesson 5: Exhaust gas oxygen and temperature sensors

Lesson 6: Solenoid operation

Lesson 7: Find and repair open circuit in exhaust gas recirculation valve sensor, short in EGR solenoid valve and partially shorted solenoid in the early fuel evaporation valve

Lesson 8: Fault troubleshooting of various sensors, transducers, solenoids and valves.

Lesson 9: Troubleshooting and repair of different operational modes, such as leakage in the starting system etc



Car Air-Condition & Climate Control Simulator (3 hours)

Lesson 1: Refrigeration circuit components

Lesson 2: Cooling circuit gas pressure control

Lesson 3: Temperature and pressure characteristics

Lesson 4: Condenser fan control

Lesson 5: Electronic temperature regulation

Lesson 6: Air distribution control with vacuum valves

Lesson 7: Air distribution control with stepper motors

Lesson 8: Fan speed control with electronic switching regulation

Lesson 9: Climate control automatic and manual operation in relation to external, mixed and internal temperature analysis

Lesson 10: Various operating conditions and their effect on climate control

Lesson 11: Automatic operation of the system in relation to external and internal temperature as well as analysis of manual operation and automatic regulation of internal temperature and speed of electric fan

Lesson 12: Checking the operating conditions: cold start, air recirculation, the direction of air in relation to the position of the air distribution control

Lesson 13: Connecting and disconnecting conditions of the electric fan, condenser and the simulated compressor

Lesson 14: Air recirculation, defogging function and economic cycle

Lesson 15: Troubleshooting and maintenance



Suspension Simulator (3 hours)

Lesson 1: Introduction to modern car suspension system, construction, sensors and operation.

Lesson 2: Accelerometer sensor signal analysis.

Lesson 3: Logic intervention in relation to the vertical acceleration.

Lesson 4: Steering sensor signal analysis.

Lesson 5: Logic intervention in relation to the steering angle and to the car speed.

Lesson 6: Logic intervention in relation to the gear selected, to the acceleration, and to the car speed

Lesson 7: Logic intervention in relation to the braking pressure.

Lesson 8: Logic intervention in relation to the steering speed and to the car speed.

Lesson 9: The driving signal of the shock absorbers solenoid valves analysis (waveform and duration).

Lesson 10: Insertion of non-destructive faults and troubleshooting and analysis of irregularities and operational defects, by means of microprocessor fault simulator faultfinding



Transmission Simulator (4 hours)

Lesson 1: Introduction to automatic transmissions.

Lesson 2: Changing gears characteristic curves analysis through 4 gears in relation to output speed of the transmission.

Lesson 3: The butterfly valve and its opening angles.

Lesson 4: Transmission operating programs

Lesson 5: The combinational commands of the transmission solenoid valves in relation to the various gears and clutches.

Lesson 6: Analysis of pressure control and optimization of clutch times in relation to Engine rpm type of gearin

Lesson 7: Opening of the butterfly valve

Lesson 8: Output speed of transmission

Lesson 9: Difference of rpm at the clutching time.

Lesson 10: Insertion of non-destructive faults

Lesson 11: Troubleshooting



Safety Simulator (3 hours)

Lesson 1: Main head lights.

Lesson 2: Parking lights, rear lights.

Lesson 3: Turn signaling lights, Reversing lights, stop lights, hazard lights.

Lesson 4: Interior lighting system.

Lesson 5: Electric horns.

Lesson 6: Wipers and washer system.

Lesson 7: Airbag electronic control unit.

Lesson 8: Shock sensors.

Lesson 9: Safety belt tightening.

Lesson 10: Inertial security switch for fuel cutoff.

Lesson 11: Fuel leakage security valve.

Lesson 12: Sensors and indicators: fuel level, reverse gear, oil pressure, coolant temperature, brake fluid level and warning light.

Lesson 13: Air bag system and control unit

Lesson 14: ACU self test and diagnostics

Lesson 15: Anti-tilting valve

Lesson 16: Measurements in a computer control system

Lesson 17: Troubleshooting and fault simulation





CAN-BUS System (3 hours)

Lesson 1: CAN-BUS communication

Lesson 2: Meaning of the CAN-BUS.

Lesson 3: Purpose of CAN-BUS communication

Lesson 4: Principles of a CAN-BUS network

Lesson 5: Structure of the CAN-BUS protocol.

Lesson 6: Arbitration and priority.

Lesson 7: CRC error checking and acknowledgement.

Lesson 8: EB-3170 communication protocol.

Lesson 9: Observe the word structure of the EB-3170 protocol.

Lesson 10: CAN-BUS signals:

Lesson 11: Data transfer over the CAN-BUS lines

Lesson 12: CAN-BUS components

Lesson 13: Measure CAN-BUS signals with the EB-3000

Lesson 14: Digital Oscilloscope

Lesson 15: Troubleshooting

Lesson 16: CAN-BUS faults

Lesson 17: Fault simulation




Sensors and Actuators (3 hours)

Lesson 1: Lights and switches

Lesson 2: Door switch

Lesson 3: Incandescent lamp

Lesson 4: Light delay circuit

Lesson 5: Electric relay.

Lesson 6: Light switching circuits.

Lesson 7: Stop lamp.

Lesson 8: Signaling lamps.

Lesson 9: Turn signal

Lesson 10: Emergency lights

Lesson 11: Diode circuits

Lesson 12: Valves and solenoids

Lesson 13: Solid state switch

Lesson 14: Relay flasher

Lesson 15: Thermal switch

Lesson 16: DAC and ADC control

Lesson 17: DAC – Digital to Analog Converter

Lesson 18: ADC –  Analog to Digital Converter

Lesson 19: Angular sensor

Lesson 20: Accelerator position sensor

Lesson 21: Thermistors




Automotive charging and Ignition (3 hours)

Lesson 1: Alternator principles

Lesson 2: AC to DC conversion

Lesson 3: Alternator construction

Lesson 4: Voltage regulator

Lesson 5: Automatic charging

Lesson 6: Alternator as a tachogenerator.

Lesson 7: Motion and position sensors

Lesson 8: Hall effect sensor

Lesson 9: Ignition system with Hall effect sensor

Lesson 10: Inductive position sensor

Lesson 11: Ignition system with Inductive sensor

Lesson 12: Optical RPM and position sensor

Lesson 13: Distributing ignition sparks

Lesson 14: Calibrating with a stroboscope

Lesson 15:  Distributorless ignition system

Lesson 16: Principles of operation

Lesson 17: Troubleshooting

Lesson 18: Fault-finding exercises



Electricity and Semi-Conductor (3 hours)

Lesson 1: Current

Lesson 2: Voltage

Lesson 3: Resistors

Lesson 4: Inductors

Lesson 5: Capacitors

Lesson 6: Applications of a Multi-meter

Lesson 7: Transistors

Lesson 8: Color codes

Lesson 9: Potentiometers

Lesson 10: Rheostat

Lesson 11: DC and AC

Lesson 12: Frequency

Lesson 13: Period

Lesson 14: Effective Value

Lesson 15: Logic gates

Lesson 16: Electric Diagram

Lesson 17: Troubleshooting

Lesson 18: Fault-finding exercises



Lightening & Signaling Demostrator (3 hours)

Lesson 1: Main head lights.

Lesson 2: Parking lights, rear lights.

Lesson 3: Turn signaling lights, Reversing lights, stop lights, hazard lights.

Lesson 4: Interior lighting system.

Lesson 5: Electric horns.

Lesson 6: Wipers and washer system.

Lesson 7: Safety belt fastened.

Lesson 8: Inertial security switch for fuel cutoff.

Lesson 9: Sensors and indicators: fuel level, reverse, gear, oil pressure, coolant temperature, brake fluid level and warning light.

Lesson 10: Alarm system and immobilizer

Lesson 11: Alarm ECU control unit


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