High-Performance Training for High-Performance Engines
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This course focuses on the engine electrical system, electronic systems, their components and function. Understanding and applying electrical theory while troubleshooting circuits with a digital multimeter, and the Perkins Electronic Service Tool (EST) is key to completing this course. Students get the opportunity to work through various bugged circuits on an engine. In addition to electrical circuit diagnosis, students learn the proper procedure for reprogramming and changing parameters within an ECM.Find out more »
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to have a better understanding of basic knowledge to properly maintain and perform repairs on the Perkins 1706J engine and will be able to perform the following tasks: • Explain engine nomenclature. • Identify the engine specifications. • Find necessary technical documentation located on the Perkins customer secured website. • Identify and explain the function of the major components of the engine systems. • Identify the components and explain the operation…Find out more »
A hands on, Engine and Aftertreatment course, designed to give an insight into the 854 engine. The course also covers service adjustments and settings, therefore is aimed at those within a technical role. Persons in non-technical roles are welcome to attend also.Find out more »
A hands on, Engine/Aftertreatment course, designed to give an insight into the changes from an 1100D to a 1200F engine. The course also covers service adjustments/settings, therefore is aimed at those within a technical role. Persons in non-technical roles are also welcome to attend.Find out more »
With new technologies such as Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) and Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Systems being used on the latest range of engines from Perkins, diagnostics training is essential to provide the technician with the knowledge and confidence to provide effective repair, right first time. During this course students learning will be heavily focussed around working on operational engines with replicated faults and utilizing the Electronic Service Tool (EST) together with the appropriate service literature to learn how to correctly…Find out more »
A hands on, engine tear down course, designed to give an insight into the features and mechanical aspects of the engine. The course also covers service points and is therefore aimed at those within a technical role. Persons in non-technical roles are also welcome to attend.Find out more »
The release of the new Perkins Engines 400F-E sees the use of a Common Rail Fuel System, Diesel Oxidation Catalyst, Nox Reduction System and full Electronic Engine Management on this quiet, compact and powerful engine. Upon completion of the course the participants will be able to - Diagnose Faults related to the Fuel System, After treatment and Engine Electronic service procedures. Also utilizing the Trouble Shooting Guide (TSG) and EST to assist in fault finding.Find out more »
Demonstrate your knowledge as an Expert Level technician by successfully completing several lab stations where faults and scenarios will be introduced. You will be evaluated on your ability to diagnose and repair each fault, using proper tooling and service manual procedures.Find out more »
General Class Information
Classes start at 7:30 a.m. and end each day around 4 p.m. Students must wear suitable clothing and work shoes for working on engines.
Cancellation policy: If you need to cancel the class, we must receive notice at least five days prior to the start of class. Failure to provide notice will result in a $150 fee.
Hotels: Clarke Powered Solutions has special rates with the local hotels below. Students are responsible for hotel, meals and transportation expenses.
Reservations are the responsibility of the applicant. For special rates, identify yourself as a Clarke Powered Solutions student/customer to any of the below.
170 Mid Rivers Mall Circle
St. Peters, MO 63376
1175 Technology Dr.
O’Fallon, MO 63368
About Our Lead Trainer
Kevin Fricke, an award-winning Diesel Tech at our Wentzville, MO, location, leads the Clarke Powered Solutions training efforts.
Kevin started with Clarke in 2004 as a technician after graduating from Nashville Automotive Diesel College (NADC). Through his career, he’s worked primarily as an engine and transmission technician, expanding his skill set to also become an outstanding All Makes technician. Kevin’s participated in state, WheelTime and the National Skills competitions, also known as SuperTech. Over the years, he’s won Missouri and Illinois state competitions, along with winning multiple individual stations at National competitions.
Kevin also holds an ASE Medium/Heavy Duty Truck, Master certification.