Training for Authorized Industrial Distributors, OEMs & End Users

Gates "U" Hydraulic & Industrial Hose Workshops

Gates "U" combines two workshops to successfully leverage your time, allowing you to gain the full benefits of understanding our complete line of fluid power products.

Gates "U" Hydraulic Products Workshop

The Hydraulic Products Workshop prepares participants to provide the correct Gates Hydraulic solution for their customers' situation. This intensive workshop features:

  • Safe Hydraulics Practices
  • Hose Fabrication Principles
  • Thread Identification Techniques
  • Hose Routing and Installation Skills
  • Cleanliness Standards
  • Implementation of the Gates System
  • Gates Customer Service
  • Gates Marketing Programs
  • Gates Web Application Tools
  • Application Identification and Troubleshooting Skills
  • Application of Product Knowledge to Sales
  • Proper Crimping Techniques

Gates "U" Industrial Hose Workshop

This workshop includes:

  • Review of Safe Practices for Industrial Hose and Couplings
  • Comprehensive Product Line Review
  • Discussion of Key Product Features and Benefits
  • Foundational Application Engineering Skills
  • Proper Crimping Skills and Techniques
  • Web Application Tools Overview
  • Product Application and Market Specific Discussions
  • Application of Product Knowledge to Sales
  • CSC Tour Focused on Testing and Development of Gates Industrial Hose Products

Fluid Power Level 1 Certification

Gates "U" participants who complete both the Hydraulic Products and Industrial Hose Workshops are eligible to take the Gates Fluid Power Level 1 certification exam. This two-part assessment includes a comprehensive written exam and a hands-on demonstration of hose assembly skills practiced throughout the workshop week. A grade of 80 percent on the written exam is required to pass, as well as an accurate demonstration of hose assembly skills with a certified Gates instructor.

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