The R.F. MacDonald
Co. Training School
2018 Training Schedule
A 2018 PDF TRAINING SCHEDULE
We offer several different boiler and
pump training courses throughout the year at many different California
and Nevada locations. Choose a date for more information and a link to
online registration. Download
a printable schedule here.
This two-day workshop is designed for maintenance, plant, stationary
or mechanical engineers as well as maintenance personnel who are
responsible for new, repair and troubleshooting of boilers. However,
anyone seeking a basic working knowledge of boiler room equipment,
with select hands-on instruction will benefit from this class. CWEA
& AFE Certified.
March 21/22, 2018 -
April 4/5, 2018 -
May 16/17, 2018 -
Santa Fe Springs, CA
June 6/7, 2018 -
July 18/19, 2018 -
San Diego, CA
September 19/20, 2018 -
BROOKS SYSTEMS PLUS
Level 1: Operations, Safety, Reliability and Efficiency
This two-day course is designed for Boiler
Operators, Maintenance Personnel and front line Supervisory Personnel.
The class reviews a boiler, how it operates and what ancillary equipment
is required to support its operation. Additionally, the program
stresses safety and the proper operating practices required to maximize
efficient, safe and reliable service of the equipment.
2/3, 2018 - Santa Fe Springs, CA - under review
15/16, 2018 - Fresno, CA - under review
BROOKS ADVANCED SYSTEMS PLUS
The Next Level Training
Using the information provided in the
Level 1 training as a base, the advanced course emphasizes boiler
evolution and applications, control schemes, burner advances, energy
conservation, emissions, system reliability and safety. This course
includes an indepth understanding of boilers and how they can be
successfully applied to all processes, as well as how energy can
be saved through retrofit options and controls. The program extends
into the plant to include key components of steam distribution and
condensate returns. Attendees should have taken the Level 1 Course
- or have equivalent experience.
*No Classes Scheduled in 2018
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PUMP & MECHANICAL SEAL TRAINING
This two-day class reviews centrifugal and positive displacement
pumps and seal fundamentals, installation, operation and new developments.
The course covers basic pump types and hydraulics, seal design and
installation, as well as great tips on the do's and dont's of pump
installation and operation. The format includes lecture and interaction
with the class. Many field examples with photos are used along with
actual pumps and seals to enhance the learning process. CWEA &
6/7, 2018 - Santa Fe Springs, CA
6/7, 2018 - Hayward, CA
8/9, 2018 - Bakersfield, CA
13/14, 2018 - Modesto, CA
This true hands on two-day course is designed for maintenance and
operator personnel who are responsible for repair and troubleshooting
of Centrifugal Pumps and Mechanical Seals, as well as engineers
that want to have hands on experience for installation and repair.
There will be
a one hour overview on the basic components of a centrifugal pump
and its function. The course is conducted in a classroom / shop
environment. There will be pump stations with two students assigned
to each station for maximum hands on learning, therefore class size
is limited. CWEA
& AFE Certified.
10/11, 2018 - Modesto, CA
6/7, 2018 - Fresno, CA
10/11, 2018 - Hayward, CA
12/13, 2018 - Hayward, CA
11/12, 2018 - Santa Fe Springs, CA
13/14, 2018 - Santa Fe Springs, CA
16/17, 2018 - Reno, NV
Viking Pump Factory-Rep Training
An extensive pump training class
delivered by an experienced Viking instructor
in a highly interactive classroom environment
This hands on pump course is ideal for maintenance
and operations personnel who operate Viking Pumps and those who would like to
learn more about Positive Displacement pumps. Training will be conducted by Viking
Pump factory staff. When calling to register, please note what date you will be attending.
- Santa Fe Springs, CA
Boiler & Pump Classes
In addition to our scheduled training sessions, we can
customize training programs for individual customers as well.
If you have specific needs for your teams contact one of our offices
to find out more about our customized training offerings.
R.F. MacDonald Co. provides a full schedule of boiler and pump
classes that are attended by hundreds of participants each year
throughout California and Nevada. Each class offers highly qualified
speakers including manufacturers, industry experts and our own
highly experienced technical personnel. Most of the classes feature
class curriculum along with in-depth, hands on training programs.
"...really well organized and very comfortable. We look forward to sending more people.
Senior Parts Coordinator
S. Martinelli & Co.
At the conclusion of each class, participants are mailed a certificate.
These certificates are approved by the California Water Environment
Association (CWEA) and the Association of Facilities Engineering
(AFE) and class hours can be credited towards continuing education
requirements for re-certification.
The classes are attended by people with similar on-the-job requirements
that provide participants with an enhanced peer to peer learning
environment and an interesting group dynamic. Each participant
leaves with a complete binder of presentation and reference materials.
Breakfast, lunch and break meals are included and there are usually
drawings and giveaways during the classes.
All registrations are considered final. Cancellations
must be received in writing 7 days prior to the event. After
that time, cancellations are subject to the entire seminar fee,
which may be applied toward a future seminar. Please note that
if you do not cancel and do not attend, you are still responsible
If you have any questions regarding registration
please contact our Training Department at firstname.lastname@example.org