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

Pump Training

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Basic Pump & Mechanical Seal Training

Pump 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 & interaction class. Field examples, photos and display pumps and seals are used to enhance comprehension. CWEA & AFE Certified.

February 5/6, 2019 – Santa Fe Springs, CA
March 5/6, 2019 – Hayward, CA
May 7/8, 2019 – Reno, NV
November 13/14, 2019 – Fresno, CA


Hands-On Pump Workshop

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 to a pump station in the shop for maximum hands-on learning.
Attendees are given a completion certificate approved by the California Water Environment Association and the Association for Facilities Engineering, which can be applied toward the CEU requirements for recertification.

April 9/10, 2019 – Sacramento, CA
July 16/17, 2019 – Hayward, CA
July 18/19, 2019 – Hayward, CA
September 17/18, 2019 – Santa Fe Springs, CA
September 19/20, 2019 – Santa Fe Springs, CA
October 8/9, 2019 – Reno, NV
October 10/11, 2019 – Reno, NV
November 5/6, 2019 – San Diego, CA
November 7/8, 2019 – San Diego, CA
December 3/4, 2019 – Rohnert Park, CA


Viking Pump Factory-Rep Training

Pump TrainingThis is an extensive pump training class delivered by an experienced Viking instructor in a highly interactive classroom environment. The hands on pump course is ideal for maintenance and operations personnel who operate Viking Pumps and those who would like to learn more about Positive Displacement pumps. Training will be conducted by Viking Pump factory staff. When calling to register, please note what date you will be attending.

*There are no 2019 classes currently scheduled.
*Classes are scheduled based on customer demand.
*Contact us to be placed on a wait list.


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.