Welcome to Technical Topics

Your source of car diagnostics, training, help and assistance
Technical TrainingVehicle Diagnostics

Vehicle Diagnostics is our core business

The company is led by aftermarket expert James Dillon. The key elements of our business are vehicle diagnostics, technical training and technical support. The business was established in 1989 by qualified vehicle Master Technician James Dillon.

Our well equipped diagnostic and auto electrical repair workshop supports the diagnosis and repair of a wide range of vehicles.

We deal with all aspects of vehicle electronic and diagnostic problems, auto electrics, ECU software updates as well as FSI/GDi & port injector test & refurb.

Contact us to see if we can help you.

We offer hands-on technical training in our training workshop. The courses are described by previous attendees as ‘real-world’. After attending our courses you will fix more cars & faster. Courses are written, developed and delivered by Master Technicians.  Technical Topics is an IMI Approved Training Centre deliver a selection of certified courses. 

We designed and developed the Diagnostic Assistance software to help technicians fix more cars faster buy learn at their own pace, in their own place.

This diagnostic companion software provides a whole raft of information rearding test, measurements, how-stuff-works and diagnostic processes.

Course Dates & Opening Times

Course Schedule
(Last update – 14st Jan 2021):

Due to  the latest Covid restrictions, all course dates are currently under review. The current Government advice is to not carry out face-to-face training.

We are following the guidance which has been issued to Education establishments. This is  subject to regular review.

We will issue a revised training calendar when a return to training is annouced by the Govt.. 

Current Course Planner:


VW Group Odis  Currently being rearranged

BMW Group ISTA Currently being rearranged

EV Bootcamp Currently being rearranged

ADAS Accreditation Currently being rearranged

Peugeot Citroen Dealer Tool Currently being rearranged

DT Chassis & ADAS Currently being rearranged

DT Scopes Currently being rearranged


DT Electrical Fault Finding Currently being rearranged

MT Assessment pre-prep Currently being rearranged

MT Advanced Electronics Currently being rearranged

BMW ISTA Currently being rearranged

MT Advanced Oscilloscopes Currently being rearranged

MT CAN & In vehicle Networks Currently being rearranged

DT Diagnostic Skills Currently being rearranged

ADAS Accreditation Currently being rearranged

EV Bootcamp Currently being rearranged

PSA Diagbox Currently being rearranged

EV Level 4 Currently being rearranged


Diagnostic Bootcamp Currently being rearranged

Christmas Opening Times:

We will be closed from Monday 23rd December through to Monday 4th Jan.

We will regularly update this section as the situation develops.