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Service Training Events

Grow the skill sets of your service technicians through an OEM training event. Most importantly, keep your apparatus in service by having well-trained technicians as part of your department. Throughout the year Ten-8 Fire Equipment works with OEM’s such as Pierce Manufacturing, Braun Ambulances, and other vendor partners to offer technicians a hands-on opportunity to train with industry experts.

 

Upcoming Events

Training events will be updated periodically on this site. To ensure you stay informed about upcoming events, check back regularly, follow us on Facebook, or sign up for our email communications.

 

Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) Training – Tampa, FL

In partnership with Hillsborough County Fire Rescue, Pierce and Ten-8 will be facilitating EVT training at the Hillsborough County Fleet Management Shop located at 410 South 78th Street, Tampa, FL 33619. Classes will run from 8:00 AM until 3:30 PM daily. The EVT test will take place on Friday, February 7, 2020 at 1:00 PM. For more information on the EVT training classes below, please contact Rich Downer, Vice President of Service.

 

EVT Classes:

  • E0 Training, February 3-4, 2020
  • F1 Training, February 5-6, 2020

 

Pierce Manufacturing Regional Training – Palmetto, FL

Give your technicians the skills and confidence they need to service your Pierce fire apparatus at this OEM training event put on by Pierce Manufacturing. Service classes range in topics from Pierce’s proprietary innovations to preventative maintenance.

Classes will be offered the week of February 10th. Technicians will begin training at 8:00 AM and train until 3:30 PM daily. Training will take place at the Bradenton Area Convention Center located in Palmetto, Florida. Register for classes through Pierce’s training site.

 

Pierce’s Proprietary Innovation Classes:

  • Ascendant® Class Aerial Maintenance, February 12-13, 2020
  • CAFS/Husky® Foam System Maintenance, February 12-13, 2020
  • Command ZoneI, II, and III, February 12-14, 2020
  • Pierce PUC® Pump Maintenance, February 14, 2020
  • TAK-4® Preventative Maintenance, February 10-11, 2020

 

Pierce’s General Classes:

  • Aerial Maintenance, February 10-11, 2020
  • Air Brakes, ESC, ABS Troubleshooting, February 12-14, 2020
  • Chassis Electrical, February 10-11, 2020
  • Preventative Maintenance, February 10-11, 2020
  • SRP/Frontal Protection Repair, February 14, 2020

 

 

Past Events

If you missed these 2019 classes, we are hoping to host another training session in 2020. Keep checking back for updated class listings.

 

Pierce Manufacturing Regional Training – Fort Lauderdale, FL

Give your technicians the skills and confidence they need to service your Pierce fire apparatus at this OEM training event put on by Pierce Manufacturing. Service classes range in topics from Pierce’s proprietary innovations to preventative maintenance.

Classes will be offered the week of October 6th. Technicians will begin training at 8:00 AM and train until 3:30 PM daily. Training will take place at the Broward Sheriff’s Office located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Register for classes through Pierce’s training site.

 

Pierce’s Proprietary Innovation Classes:

  • Ascendant® Class Aerial Maintenance, October 7-8, 2019
  • Husky® Foam System Maintenance, October 9-10, 2019
  • PUC® Pump Maintenance, October 11, 2019

 

Allison Transmission Training

Give your technicians the skills and confidence they need to service an Allison transmission at this OEM training event. Topics covered include Allison maintenance, Allison DOC software, troubleshooting, and other basic Allison knowledge.

 

This one-day class will be offered on Friday, March 29, 2019. Technicians will begin training at 8:00 AM and train until 1:00 PM. Training will take place at Ten-8 Fire Equipment’s Bradenton facility located at 2904 59th Avenue Drive E., Bradenton, FL 34203. Seats are limited and will be filled on a first-come-first-serve basis. To register, email Rich Downer, Vice President of Apparatus Service, at rdowner@ten8fire.com.

 

Braun Strong Service

Keep your Braun rescues in their best operating condition by attending a Braun service training session. Classes are free-of-charge to Braun customers and topics will cover preventative maintenance to emergency repairs. Classes will be held from May 14 through May 16, 2019. at the Vantage Career Center located at 818 N. Franklin Street in Van Wert, Ohio. Plant tour will also be given to students. Visit Braun’s website to register now.

 

Not able to make the spring event? Braun will host another training event in fall from October 15 through October 17, 2019.

 

Pierce Manufacturing Regional Training – Bradenton, FL

Give your technicians the skills and confidence they need to service your Pierce fire apparatus at this OEM training event put on by Pierce Manufacturing. Service classes range in topics from Pierce’s proprietary innovations to preventative maintenance.

Classes will be offered the week of February 15th with varying start dates and durations. Technicians will begin training at 8:00 AM and train until 3:30 PM daily. Training will take place at the Bradenton Area Convention Center located at One Haben Boulevard, Palmetto, Florida 34221. Register for Bradenton-based classes through Pierce’s training site.

 

Pierce’s Proprietary Innovation Classes:

 

Fire Apparatus Classes:

 

Don’t miss out on an opportunity to equip your technicians with the skills they need to help keep your apparatus in its best condition and in service. For more information please visit Pierce Manufacturing’s online Resource Center.