Workshop Engineering Manager

This course is designed to equip and develop high level technicians, workshop supervisors and fleet engineering managers with the relevant skills to raise standards, confidently line manage workshop teams, fully understand the importance of compliance and improve technical and commercial awareness.

Who should attend?

  • Current line managers/supervisors who wish to sharpen their operational, commercial and compliance responsibilities. High level technicians that seek a progressive career path with aspirations to become a workshop manager and or fleet engineer.

Benefits of attending

  • An increased appreciation of what qualities are required to become an effective workshop manager or fleet engineer
  • Enhanced confidence when having potentially complex discussions with technicians relating to challenging workshop issues, technological advancements and customer expectations
  • Improved personal knowledge about where to find the answers to the latest operational and technical requirements – encouraging the principals of CPD
  • An appreciation of the importance of vehicle whole life costs, effective tyre and fuel management, vehicle specification options and workshop operations
  • An opportunity to network with other industry professionals, the sharing of ideas and best practice

Course content

  • Industry overview highlighting the transport and logistics market leaders and sector positioning
  • Compliance awareness from a workshop manager/fleet engineer perspective
  • Transition guidance from technician to engineering manager – HR coaching and managing people to perform well
  • Dealing with customers and colleagues professionally
  • Improving administration and organisation skills
  • Preparing for an external audit
  • Identifying the core values of becoming a fleet engineer/workshop manager

Course duration

4 days

Maximum 16 delegates

Price

Members £600+VAT

Non-members £750+VAT

Price includes tuition, course materials, lunch and refreshments.

Course booking

For further information on the Workshop Engineering Manager course, including dates and locations, please contact Sam Neary on 01786 457502, email: sneary@fta.co.uk.

For more specific information, please contact Lawrie Alford, FTA – Head of Automotive, telephone 07818 450364.

Date Town  
Monday, 17 October 2016 09:00 - Thursday, 20 October 2016 17:00 Leamington Spa Book now