Tachograph - Forensic calibration and digital route tracing


Tachographs are calibrated instruments, the data from which can be analysed to establish speed, distance and acceleration for collision investigation and route tracing purposes. This course looks at the various methods used to calibrate the vehicle for the day of the collision and how to use the information to retrace the route taken by a vehicle.

What you will study

Calibration methods and techniques for vehicles that can be driven and for those that have been seriously damaged.  Route tracing using the data from digital tachographs.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements.

Pre-course study


Study method

Classroom based with practical inputs.

What you will need

All equipment will be provided.

Teaching and assessment

Your course tutors will help you with your studies during the course. They will mark and comment on your coursework.

Whats the qualification

Successful candidates will be awarded an IMI certificate.

How to register

The course runs twice a year at our South Cerney training centre. Alternatively it can be run in your workplace for up to 12 people. To book contact Yasmin Newman in the faculty office at AiTS to arrange a suitable date.

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The course at a glance

Code: TG1004
Credits: --
Level: 3
Duration: 5 days
Type: Classroom
Assessment: Written


AiTS have been training collision investigators in the UK and overseas since 1996. We are also the UK's main provider of Roads Policing, Prohibitions and Tachograph training in the UK and Ireland.

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Unit A5, Lakeside Business Park, South Cerney
Tel: +44(0)1285 864650 email: mail@aits.ac.uk