Training

Due to the recent rise in the Covid-19 Delta variant, effective immediately all students attending in-person training will be required to be fully vaccinated and have had their final vaccination two weeks prior to the first day of class. After an enrollment is made, you will receive an enrollment confirmation. You will also be provided a Covid vaccination verification form to be filled out and sent back to the training department prior to the first day of class.

 

High-Performance Training for High-Performance Engines

Servicing industry-leading diesel and gas engines requires a highly-trained network of skilled technicians. That’s why Clarke Powered Solutions offers certified Perkins engine training classes to ensure top-of-the-line operation and maintenance.
At our technologically-advanced facility, our award-winning lead trainer provides in-depth, hands-on instruction to all Clarke Powered Solutions technicians before they begin servicing Perkins engines.

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September 2021

42021 – Perkins 854 Disassembly and Assembly (ILT)

September 27 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm CDT
Clarke Powered Solutions, 2252 East Pitman Avenue
Wentzville, MO 63385 United States
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$425

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.

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41740 – Perkins 1200 Disassembly and Assembly (ILT)

September 28 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm CDT
Clarke Powered Solutions, 2252 East Pitman Avenue
Wentzville, MO 63385 United States
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$425

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.

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44210 – Perkins Tier IV Final 854/1200 (ILT)

September 29 @ 7:30 am - October 1 @ 4:00 pm CDT
Clarke Powered Solutions, 2252 East Pitman Avenue
Wentzville, MO 63385 United States
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$1275

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…

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General Class Information

Our class sizes are limited, so we encourage early registration. The class fee is due at the time of enrollment. Please include your account and order number on the registration form. If payment is not received, the next qualified applicant will get the class. Clarke Powered Solutions will send you a training confirmation email as soon as we verify your enrollment. Classes can be tailored to meet the specific needs of Clarke Powered Solutions customers. Tuition for custom classes is $400 per day per student with a minimum of five students. This includes materials only (not travel expenses). Clarke Power Solutions, Inc. reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any class.

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.

Drury Inn
170 Mid Rivers Mall Circle
St. Peters, MO 63376
636-397-9700
Holiday Inn Express Hotel
1175 Technology Dr.
O’Fallon, MO 63368
636-300-4844

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. He also expanded his skillset to 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. He’s also won multiple individual stations at National competitions.

Kevin also holds an ASE Medium/Heavy Duty Truck, Master certification.

If you have questions about Perkins training classes, please contact Kevin Fricke