Put on your learning cap. Gates offers four training workshops that can greatly improve your fluid power skills. These workshops will expand your knowledge in fluid power technology, Gates product offerings, and key marketing and selling tools.
Training takes place at Gates Customer Solutions Center (CSC) in Denver, Colorado. Fees are modest, ranging from $100 to $500 per course. You’ll receive in-classroom instruction, hands-on training, and a written test at the conclusion of each course, along with a tour of the CSC â€“ Gates headquarters for customer-focused development in fluid power technology.
Workshops offered include:
- Hydraulics The hydraulic products workshop teaches fundamental application engineering skills, hose fabrication principles, thread identification, hose routing/installation, and hose cleanliness standards.
- Industrial Hose The industrial hose products workshop includes a comprehensive product review and educates associates about fundamental application engineering skills, key product features/benefits, and application and market specific information about each product.
- Hydraulics & Industrial Hose This workshop combines the two courses listed above to better leverage your time spent at the CSC.
- Value Engineering/Value Analysis (VE/VA) More advanced sales associates will benefit from this workshop. It offers a comprehensive understanding of the overall functionality of Gates hydraulic products and the value-added benefits to an original-equipment manufacturer (OEM).
Classes are still available in September, October, and November. Download the 2012 workshops brochure for a complete schedule and course descriptions. Or ask your Gates sales or customer service representative for a copy.