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  • General Information

    Ariel offers a variety of classroom training options at global locations. Ariel’s Basic Product Training course is also available as a eLearning option for students to participate from their computer at their own pace. For more information about the Online Basic Product Training course, please visit:  Classroom training options listed below are available for enrollment through the Ariel Connect training portal to students with an active Ariel Members Only account.



    International Training Curriculum

  • Ariel's Advanced Product Training is designed for applications engineers and those who understand the compression process and responsible for sizing reciprocating compression equipment. This course focuses primarily on the Ariel Performance Program software and Packager Standards, and qualifies for 28 Professional Development Hours. Enrollment for this course is available through the Ariel Connect Training Portal. This class is also held in the U.S., under the course name Technical School.
    Ariel's Basic Product Training course is designed for those who are new to the industry to learn the fundamentals how compression works, components and theory, lubrication, bolting & torque, and much more. Successful completion of this course satisfies the pre-requisite for mechanic-types who want to further their knowledge of Ariel compressors and attend hands-on training. Enrollment for this classroom course is available through the Ariel Connect Training Portal. Class runs two-days.
    The Ariel's Mechanics School is conducted internationally as a "hands-on" course for Ariel Distributors, Packagers, and End Users who are experienced operators, mechanics and service technicians who are responsible for the maintenance and operations of Ariel compressors. A prerequisite is required. The Ariel Basic Product Training course (online or classroom version) is required. Qualified students can assign themselves to the Mechanics School through the Ariel Connect Training Portal. This is a 4-day course.
  • Course Topic Name of Course
      Basic Mechanics Advanced Online Basic
    Ariel History and Product Line X   X X
    Final Knowledge Online Test X     X
    Evaluation and Test (hands-on & written)   X    
    Safety   X    
    Compressor Package and Components X   X X
    Basic Compression Process X   X X
    API 618     X  
    Compressor Valves X   X X
    Compressor Valves - Hoerbiger (hands-on)   X    
    Capacity Control Devices & Systems X   X X
    Capacity Control Devices - V V C P (hands-on)   X    
    Component Alignment X X   X
    Shaft Alignment (hands-on)   X    
    Bolting and Torque X X   X
    Lubrication Systems X   X X
    Lubrication Systems (hands-on)   X    
    Divider Block System X X   X
    Lubrication Specification     X  
    Non Lube Operation        
    Purge Systems X   X  
    Packings, Rings and Wear Bands X   X X
    Packings - Cook Compression (hands-on)   X    
    Technical Support and Warranty X   X  
    Vibration X   X X
    Maintenance Intervals & Trouble Shooting X X    
    Software / Internet Tools X   X  
    Packager Standards     X  
    Cylinder Design     X  
    Introduction to Performance Software   X X  
    Performance Software (hands-on)     X  
    Production and Process Compressor Designs     X  
    Accoustical and Torsional Analysis     X  
    Performance Analysis     X  
    Start-up Check List   X    
    Failure Analysis (hands-on)   X    
    Bearings -Miba   X    
    Bearing Replacement (hands-on)   X    
    Mechanical Clearances (hands-on)   X    
    Tour Ariel Facilities X X X  
    Mechanical Clearances (hands-on)       X

  • How to Register

    The current Ariel International Training Schedule is located in the new Ariel Connect Training Portal. Each student must have an Ariel Members Only account in order to access the Ariel Connect Training Portal.

    To help you identify the right course for you, please refer to the Curriculum overview and the Topic Cross-Reference table above.

    For additional information, please contact your local Ariel Regional Manager, or the Ariel Training Department at

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