About Us

The Automotive Training Academy,

powered by Maverick Diagnostics, was established in 2022 to provide technical training to individuals and independent workshops working in the automotive aftermarket. 

Our main aim at the Automotive Training Academy is to help keep aftermarket workshops up-to-date with the latest in EV/Hybrid training, OEM Diagnostics Tool training, AC&HVAC training and Automotive Oscilloscope training so that they stay relevant, productive and in demand.

We work in partnership with industry-recognised training provider, OPUS-IV, and the national awarding body, The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI). 

Our highly-qualified expert trainers will find the right course for you to improve your skills and look forward to guiding you through your chosen course at our training suite in Wrexham. 

Meet the Team

Our team at the Automotive Training Academy is here to get you, as an individual or an organisation, up to speed with the skills you need to stay profitable and in demand. Our trainers are highly skilled technicians with many years of hands-on experience in the automotive industry and will give you the best training in the industry.

Andy Brooke

JLR, SDD & TOPIx

Andy is an automotive engineer, businessman and petrol-head. He has been actively involved with the automotive industry for the last 35 years.

Dave Jones

JLR, SDD & TOPIx

Dave has worked in all areas diagnostics; sold, ported, developed software and hardware since the early days of diagnostics.

Matt Williams

Electric & Hybrid

BEng (Hons) AAE FIMI

Jon Morgan

VAG, ODIS

Jon is an experienced trainer, having run courses for VW ODIS for the last 6 years. A factory-trained VW & Audi technician who has spent 18 years working in his preferred position as a VAG group specialist.

Ryan Colley

PSA, DIAGBOX

Ryan is a Citroen master technician with years of experience in both the dealership and aftermarket sectors.

Our Partners

Maverick Diagnostics

Our founding company, Maverick Diagnostics Ltd, established in 1999, is a unique service solution provider to the vehicle aftermarket at the cutting edge of diagnostic technology, training and technical support.

Working with partners worldwide, their unique tailored approach means they can cater for businesses of all sizes, ensuring all new innovations in vehicle technology and training are quickly made available to our aftermarket workshop support customers.

IMI TechSafe

The Automotive Training Academy is accredited by the IMI – Institute of the Motor Industry and by taking one of our IMI courses you can sign up to the IMI TechSafeTM register. Being on the IMI TechSafeTM register not only gives you recognition of your acquired skills and qualifications but is also evidence of being safe and qualified to work on vehicles with systems and technologies that have significant safety implications, e.g. electric vehicles.

OPUS IVS UK

OPUS-IVS UK, formally known as Autologic UK, is a well-established international organisation offering progressive solutions in the form of industry-leading diagnostics equipment together with expert guidance and services to a worldwide audience.