technician training



technician training
Louisiana Cat provides hands-on technician training at our Training Facilities
in Broussard and Morgan City. These classes provide a comprehensive
understanding of both diesel and natural gas engines. Our engine and heavy
equipment programs begin with the basics, and build in complexity as the student
progresses. Our courses will enable your technicians to troubleshoot problems
and make repairs necessary to minimize equipment downtime. Small class sizes
ensure that each participant receives adequate attention and hands-on training.
» Electrical and Electronics Troubleshooting
(4½) days
This course is a foundational course to aid
mechanical technicians in transition to electrical and
electronic systems repair. This course will teach
students the procedures for maximizing battery
life and reduce operational cost while reducing the
environmental impact in disposing of spent batteries.
» C280 Engine Master Mechanic
(4½ days)
This course will cover systems operation and teach
service procedures unique to the C280 diesel engine.
Students will use the special tooling, Electronic
Technician, to view and troubleshoot minor electrical
problems with engine components.
» D3500 A, B, C Engine Operations, Maintenance,
Electrical (2½ days)
This course will cover air, lubrication, cooling and
fuel engine systems. Lab activities will include the
Caterpillar software program, Electronic Technician,
and will be on the D3500 Series I & II engines.
» Electronic Sensors and Control Logics (4½ days)
This course is an in-depth study of effective
techniques utilized for troubleshooting Caterpillar
electronic engine control systems. The course will
cover electronic components and their functions for all
» D3500 A, B, C Engine Master Mechanic MUI/MEUI
electronic systems.
(4½ days)
The primary focus of this course will be on the
» Fuel System Troubleshooting (4½ days)
planned maintenance and repair for the Caterpillar
This course is an in-depth study of Caterpillar fuel
3500 A, B and C diesel engines including
systems for 3114, 3116, 3126, C-9 series engines
troubleshooting techniques, operations and
and the C-10/C12, C15 and 3400 series engines.
Students will learn fuel system disassembly and
assembly procedures.
» D3600 Diesel Engine Master Mechanic (4½ days)
This course is designed for those who have a good
» Engine Diagnostics (4½ days)
theoretical and practical understanding of diesel
This course is an in-depth study of engine diagnostic,
engines and mechanical procedures.
and repair techniques. The majority of the class time
will be spent with hands-on activities, diagnosing and » Natural Gas Engines 1
(4½ days)
correcting engine problems.
This course will focus on the basic operating
» Advanced Electronic Troubleshooting
(4½ days)
This course, designed for Caterpillar Service
Technicians, consists of a WBT and a hands-on
component that will focus on the inspection, service
and equipment required to perform electrical /
electronic repairs.
principles of gaseous fueled engines. Emphasis
will be on fuel systems, horsepower calculations,
maintenance, intake and exhaust systems, and the
timing and ignition system.
» G3600 Natural Gas Engine Master Mechanic
(4½ days)
This course is designed for those who have a good
theoretical and practical understanding of gas fueled
engines and correct mechanical procedures.
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Then in the drop down box select “Training” for more information on our
training capabilities.

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