TECHNICIANS TRAINING PROGRAMS

At Spartan, we take an all-inclusive approach to ensuring vehicle success. We offer industry-leading training opportunities for those who service, configure, repair and drive our vehicles. We believe that big investments warrant the right knowledge to maintain and service them. It’s our commitment to ensure our customers and their technicians get just that.

Spartan offers expert training to technicians at our service centers, dealers and OEM partners. These programs focus on product-specific servicing, and are especially devoted to keeping our partners/dealers up-to-date on technical advancements.

Upcoming Events

Jan 27, 2020 - Jan 30, 2020 ER Cab & Chassis Training Location TBD
Feb 10, 2020 - Feb 13, 2020 SV Chassis Training Location TBD
Jun 08, 2020 - Jun 11, 2020 ER Cab & Chassis Training Location TBD
Jun 22, 2020 - Jun 25, 2020 SV Chassis Training Location TBD
Sep 27, 2020 - Oct 02, 2020 2020 Fire Truck Training Conference Location TBD
Oct 05, 2020 - Oct 08, 2020 SV Chassis Training Location TBD
Oct 26, 2020 - Oct 29, 2020 ER Cab & Chassis Training Location TBD

Past Events

Oct 08, 2019 - Oct 12, 2019 Firehouse Expo Nashville, TN
Sep 29, 2019 - Oct 04, 2019 2019 Fire Truck Training Conference Lansing, MI
Sep 13, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019 Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival Roscommon, MI
Aug 07, 2019 - Aug 10, 2019 Fire-Rescue International Atlanta, GA
Jun 12, 2019 - Jun 15, 2019 NYSAFC Fire Expo Syracuse, NY
May 17, 2019 - May 19, 2019 Harrisburgh Fire Expo Harrisburgh, PA
May 02, 2019 - May 04, 2019 Ontario Association for Fire Chiefs Mississauga, Ontario
Apr 08, 2019 - Apr 13, 2019 2019 FDIC Indianapolis, IN
Mar 26, 2019 - Mar 28, 2019 2019 Firehouse World Los Angeles, CA
Jan 21, 2019 - Jan 23, 2019 FDSOA Orlando, FL

Fire Truck Technicians

The Fire truck specific technician training consists of four days of personalized on-site training pertaining to your specific truck. Topics covered include:

  • Basic Electrical
  • Schematic Reading
  • Air Conditioning Principles
  • Air Brakes
  • Warranty Procedures & Web Site Navigation
  • In-Depth Chassis Maintenance Troubleshooting

Fire Truck & RV Technicians

Main component suppliers team up with Spartan to offer instruction in their areas of expertise. Spartan’s factory training for technicians provides instruction on the following components for both the motorhome and emergency rescue areas:

  • ABS brake systems
  • Brake systems
  • Chassis maintenance
  • Electronic controls
  • Electrical systems
  • Engine
  • Hydraulic systems
  • Suspension and steering
  • Warranty procedure and service center support

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

The following course content was designed to present the technician with a solid understanding of the chassis components. Spartan Motors is constantly looking to improve our current product offerings to meet the needs of our customers in terms of comfort, reliability and quality. Training is one way to stay abreast of product enhancements.

 

Chassis Maintenance

Full service chassis maintenance procedures and part numbers will be covered, and information on Cummins, Caterpillar and Allison components will also be provided.

 

DTS Hydraulics

This class will cover the different types of hydraulic systems that Spartan Motors uses in production using hydraulic schematics. Troubleshooting all systems, proper flushing of the hydraulic system.

Meritor/ Wabco

This class will cover the operation of all individual air brake components and how they interact with each other. Troubleshooting of the chassis air brake system, review of the Wabco air brake and hydraulic ABS operation will be provided. An introduction to the Wabco Toolbox software and RSC & ESC operation will also be covered.

 

Electrical

This class will cover the chassis electrical system. Here, you will learn how to read a Spartan Chassis wiring diagram and harness structure. You will also learn to troubleshoot the Ametek Dixson gauges.

 

Reyco Granning Suspensions

This class will cover the different front and rear suspensions used on the motorhome chassis. Setting chassis ride height, basic alignment tips and troubleshooting will be covered.

Available Classes

Throughout the year we offer training opportunities at our headquarters in Charlotte, Michigan.

FIRE TRUCK TECHNICIANS

May 6-9, 2019
(Advanced Training — Charlotte, MI)
Register

 

FIRE TRUCK / RV TECHNICIANS (COMBINED PROGRAM)

November 18-21
(Charlotte, MI)
Register

REGISTER FOR TECHNICIAN TRAINING

Register for technician training today via online or by mailing or faxing the registration form.

CUSTOMER-SPECIFIC EVENTS

Events can be scheduled upon request. Please contact Spartan for additional information.

Greg Rinehart Training & Dealer Operations Manager
P: 517.543.6400 ext. 3122    |    F: 517.541.3837    |   [email protected]