Pump Training, Custom, On-Site Training for Your Pump, Pump System

R.F. MacDonald Co. services and sells boilers, pumps and accessories for commercial and industrial applications

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Pump Training

2020 Training Schedule


Basic Pump & Mechanical Seal Training

Pumps TrainingThis two-day class covers basic pump types and hydraulics, centrifugal and positive displacement pumps and seals, the do’s and dont’s of pump installation, operation tips and new technology. This is a lecture class with opportunity for interaction. Many field examples with photos are used along with actual pumps and seals to enhance comprehension. CWEA & AFE Certified.

Feb. 11/12, 2020 – Santa Fe Springs, CA
May 5/6, 2020 – Reno, NV
May 19/20, 2020 – Hayward, CA
Oct. 7/8, 2020 – San Diego, CA
Nov. 10/11, 2020 – Fresno, CA


Hands-On Pump Workshop

Hands-On Pump TrainingThis hands-on, two-day course is designed for maintenance and operator personnel who are responsible for repairing and troubleshooting Centrifugal Pumps and Mechanical Seals as well as engineers who want hands-on experience. There is a one hour overview on centrifugal pump components and their function. Two students pair up to a pump station for maximum hands-on learning.
Attendees will be given a completion certificate approved by the CWEA (California Water Environment Association) and the AFE (Association for Facilities Engineering), which can be applied towards the continuing education requirement for recertification.

Feb. 19/20, 2020 – Las Vegas, NV
March 17/18, 2020 – Modesto, CA
April 21/22, 2020 – San Diego, CA
April 23/24, 2020 – San Diego, CA
July 14/15, 2020 – Hayward, CA
July 16/17, 2020 – Hayward, CA
Sept. 15/16, 2020 – Reno, NV
Oct. 13/14, 2020 – Santa Fe Springs, CA
Oct. 15/16, 2020 – Santa Fe Springs, CA
Dec. 8/9, 2020 – Rohnert Park, CA



Grundfos Pump Factory-Rep Training

grundfos pumpsThis is an extensive pump training class delivered by an experienced Grundfos instructor in a highly interactive classroom environment. The hands on pump course is ideal for maintenance and operations personnel who operate Grundfos Pumps and those who would like to learn more about high-pressure and multi-stage pumps. Training will be conducted by Grundfos Pump factory staff.

March 24, 2020 — Fresno, CA   (FREE)


Please note: Photos and videos may be taken throughout the day and some photographs or video footage may be posted on our website, social media pages and newsletters. Please let the event coordinator know before or during the event if you do not wish to have your picture made public.