Introduction to Oscilloscopes

Course Details

This oscilloscope introduction course includes everything you need to get the best from PicoScope; covering the basic working principles of engine management systems, testing components and system diagnostics.

The course is split equally between theory and practical application in a workshop using the Pico Automotive Diagnostic Kit.

Covering Topics

  • What is an Oscilloscope?
  • Introduction to Engine Management Systems
  • Introduction to PicoScope
  • Basic Electrics
  • Testing Components with an Oscilloscope


Upon completion of this PicoScope automotive training course, you will be competent to use the PicoScope automotive oscilloscope in automotive diagnostic applications and have the ability and knowledge to use the scope and its software to retrieve waveforms.

In addition to this, you will understand the working principles of an engine management system, enabling you to assess good and bad signals.



This course is for technicians who want to test components using an oscilloscope or want to use a picoscope device.

No previous qualifications are required.

Feel free to contact us to see if this course will benefit you.

The course is delivered with independent workshops in mind, in our brand new training suite in Wrexham. Students can put the theory learned in our classroom, into practice in the workshop next door.

Automotive Training Academy – Unit A9, Abbey Close, Wrexham LL13 9XG

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Introduction to Oscilloscopes


Matt Williams


1 Day


£250 ex. VAT


Unit 9A Abbey Cl, Wrexham, North Wales LL13 9XG

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