Online Training

  • General Information

    Ariel’s online course offerings gives you the ability to learn about the fundamentals of gas compression and Ariel compressor parts and components. To get started, login to Ariel Connect Training Portal and search "Basic Online"to be enrolled.

    Online Learning Curriculum

  • This self-paced format allows users to access the Ariel Basic Product Training anytime and anywhere and offers over 20 visually enhanced, interactive modules covering: 

    Note: We recommend using a PC with Chrome as the browser. Not compatible with Windows Edge or Firefox

    • Comprehensive Overview of Ariel Corporation
    • Compressor Package Basics
    • Cylinders and Piston Rods
    • Valve Operations and Components
    • Piston Rings and Wear Bands
    • Force Feed Lubrication
    • Packing Case and Oil Wiper Assemblies
    • Bolt Design and Torque Techniques
    • Gas and Cylinder Characteristics

  • FAQ's

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    Yes! You can launch any program module to learn about a specific topic. However, all program modules must be completed, including the final test, to obtain an Ariel Basic Product Training Certificate.
    The Ariel Basic Product Training: Online Edition provides an alternate method to obtain an Ariel Basic Product Training Certificate, and give you the ability to learn about the fundamentals of gas compression and Ariel compressor parts and components. However, hands-on experience with Ariel equipment and the Ariel facilities tour is still a major benefit to attending the Ariel Basic Product Training Classroom course.
    We recommend that logout and clear your computer history/clear cache and use the newest version Chrome as the browser. Ariel Connect is tracking your progress, so there is no need to retake a module if your screen shows “in progress.” We recommend you continue to go forward and complete each module. Contact our Training & Development staff if you need assistance:; 740.397.0311 – Ext. 1416
    The Basic Product Training: Online Edition is accessed through the new Ariel Connect Training Portal. Each student must have an Ariel Members Only account in order to access the Ariel Connect Training Portal. You can browse for training or find a link to the curriculum on the Ariel Connect Training Portal welcome page.
    Once started, you will have six months to complete all of the modules and test.
    Depending upon the student's pace, the full program can take 10 to 15 hours to complete. The course is presented in modules by topic, and the student can maneuver throughout the material to review a particular subject.

    Yes. Those who wish to complete this program and receive an Ariel Basic Product Training Certificate must complete this test with a passing score of 80% or higher.

    Students who receive less than 80% on the test will have the chance to take the test a second time. We apologize, but there are no third chances to take the test. Students who fail to obtain a score of 80% or better should plan to attend the Basic Product Training Classroom course offered as part of Ariel’s Classroom Training offerings.

    Students have six months to complete all of the modules and test in order to receive a certificate of completion.

    ComponentMinimum RequirementOptimal/Recommended
    • Desktop or Laptop system
    • 512MB of RAM, 900 MHz Processor
    • Soundcard, headphones/speakers
    Display Resolution1024x7681280 × 720 or higher
    Display Color16-bit Color Quality32-bit or higher
    Network ConnectivityHigh-speed Internet connection (ADSL or Cable internet)Wired-Ethernet Connection
    BrowsersAll Browsers must have Pop-up Blockers disabled for the Ariel LMS domain (

    Internet Explorer (Version 10 or later)
    Safari (Version 7.0 or later)
    Google Chrome (Version 34 or later)

    Browser Plug-InsUse of additional plug-ins may be required (Adobe Acrobat Reader, Flash, QuickTime, or similar.) to access some Ariel Connect eLearning content.
    • Users who experience technical difficulty can refer to the Ariel Connect Help Guide for possible solutions.
    • If you experience an issue and would like to submit a possible solution to benefit others, please send submissions to
    • Due to the variation in user configurations, Ariel is unable to provide technical support related to client computer configuration, network access, firewalls/internet security software, connection speeds, and similar issues that may be encountered.
    • Users who are unable to meet Ariel Connect Minimum System Requirements for Ariel Connect, or experience other issues preventing reliable use of this content will be advised to attend an Ariel classroom course.
    The Online Basic Product Training, Edition 2.0 course is now a pre requisite for all other Ariel courses that students plan to attend. Completing the Online Basic course gives students an added advantage of learning material before they attend any classroom and hands-on mechanics training with us. Students completing the Online Basic course successfully will have access to their Ariel Basic Product Training Certificate and meet the qualification to enroll for the Mechanics - Level 1 course and the Technical School. The Online Basic course is an alternative to students who prefer not to travel to attend the Basic Product Training classroom version.
    Ariel customers who have an active Ariel Members Only account and are able to meet the Ariel eLearning Minimum System Requirements.
    You can contact your local Ariel Regional Manager, or the Ariel Training Department at

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