Gates U: Fluid Power Workshops

Gates U Fluid Power Workshops are designed specifically for authorized industrial distributors, OEMs, and end users, combining our hydraulic products and industrial hose training programs to improve your knowledge, skills, and expertise on our complete line of fluid power products. When you know more about the solutions you provide, you sell more - and most importantly, you’ll give your customers an exceptional experience at every transaction.

Gates U Hydraulic Products Workshop

The two-day Hydraulic Products Workshop prepares you and your team to identify the best Gates Hydraulic solution for your customers’ situation. This intensive workshop includes:

  • 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 Technique

Gates U Industrial Hose Workshop

The two-day Industrial Hose Workshop builds on your application engineering skills with hands-on training, classroom discussion and activities, and tours of our state-of-the-art innovation and testing facilities. This intensive 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

Once you complete both the Hydraulic Products and Industrial Hose Workshops, you can take the Gates Fluid Power Level 1 certification exam, which tests your knowledge on the skills you’ve learned throughout the workshop week.

For more information about our workshops, schedules, and program offerings:

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