CECO Online Training for Operators
Online Training Courses

Your personal training is now online!
Our all–new Learn Center offers an easy to use online platform for compressor and engine training. Through CECO’s Learn Center, you can buy individual courses allowing you to customize and enhance your training experience.
Category Course Name Price
Daily OperationsBasic Station Equipment$ 125.00
Identifies equipment found at a compressor station and explains its purpose.
Instrumentation and ControlsBasic Principles$ 125.00
Explains concepts and terminology of instrumentation and controls including types of information used in control systems, the purpose of shutdown systems and protective devices, and types of instrumentation wiring diagrams.
Personal SafetyPolicies, Procedures and Practices$ 125.00
Explains the safety hazards at a natural gas facility and gives a description of safety responsibilities of personnel including prohibitions and requirements and personal safety and security guidelines.
Safety SystemsShutdowns and Alarms$ 125.00
Explains the difference between operational levels at a compressor station, identifies the elements of minor, major, emergency, and local area shutdowns, and describes system-activated and manually-activated alarms and shutdowns.
ValvesStyles, Components and Uses$ 125.00
Identifies basic valve styles: block, control, regulators, relief, and identifies common valve components, flow path, and major piping systems along the gas pipeline.
Compressor PackagesStart-Stop Recip Units$ 125.00
Describes typical starting, loading, and shut down sequences for both slow-speed 2-stroke cycle engine/compressor units and high-speed 4-stroke cycle engine/compressor units.
Reciprocating EnginesTheory of Operation$ 125.00
Explains the elements of a reciprocating engine including horsepower, torque, load, engine pressures. Describes engine configurations and the cycle of events.
Reciprocating EnginesValve Train$ 125.00
Identifies the components of the valve train. Describes the operation of the valve train.
Reciprocating EnginesPower Train$ 125.00
Identifies the components of the power train. Describes the operation of the power train.
Reciprocating EnginesBelts and Chain Drives$ 125.00
Identifies the primary belt-driven and gear-driven devices of a reciprocating engine. Describes the purpose and use of auxiliary drives and belts.
Reciprocating EnginesCycle of Events$ 125.00
Describes the sequence of events in a 2 stroke cycle engine and a 4 stroke cycle engine.
Reciprocating EnginesEngine Geometry$ 125.00
Explains the following terms and concepts: crankshaft angles, TDC/BDC, firing order, and timing diagrams. Explains power cylinder and compressor cylinder numbering conventions.
Reciprocating EnginesBasics of Combustion$ 125.00
Explains the following terms and concepts: the fire triangle, flame front velocity, LEL and UEL, stoichiometric mixtures, and the parabolic burning curve.
Reciprocating EnginesEmissions and Clean Air$ 125.00
Describes the history of the Clean Air Act and explains the different types of emissions and their sources.
Reciprocating EnginesAir Delivery and Exhaust Systems$ 125.00
Describes the different types of engine air delivery systems. Identifies air flow paths and components. Explains the theory of operation of different air pressure manifolds.
Reciprocating EnginesIgnition Systems$ 125.00
Identifies the components of an ignition system and theory of operation. Describes primary, secondary, and ionization voltage.
Reciprocating EnginesBasic Calculations$ 125.00
Explains the terms brake horsepower, torque, and brake specific fuel consumption.
Reciprocating EnginesAbnormal Combustion Conditions$ 125.00
Explains the effects of the following abnormal combustion conditions: misfires, detonation, pre-ignition, and mechanical problems.
Reciprocating EnginesMain Lube Oil System$ 125.00
Explains the purpose of lubrication oil. Identifies the main oil lubrication system flow path and its components inside and outside the engine. Explains the basic methods of insuring the quality of lubricating oil.
Reciprocating EnginesForce Feed Lube System$ 125.00
Identifies components and describes the operation of the force feed divider block lubricating system. Describes force feed alarm and shutdown devices. Explains the basics of lubrication oil monitoring.
Reciprocating EnginesDaily Operation/Inspection$ 125.00
Highlights daily operation and inspection tasks.
Reciprocating EnginesChange Lube Oil and Filter$ 75.00
Explains the procedures for changing engine lube oil, changing engine oil filter, and servicing the engine oil strainer.
Reciprocating CompressorsTheory of Operation$ 125.00
Explains the different types of reciprocating gas compressors. Identifies the major components of reciprocating compressors.
Reciprocating CompressorsComponents$ 125.00
Identifies the major components of a reciprocating compressor and describes the function of each.
Reciprocating CompressorsCycle of Events$ 125.00
Describes the cycle of events for compressors.
Reciprocating CompressorsUnloading Devices$ 125.00
Identifies the purpose of unloading devices and the major components of an unloading system, presents the theory of operation of unloading devices, explains the effects of unloading devices on: gas flow, horsepower, and the relationship of pressure to volume.
Reciprocating CompressorsCompressor Valves$ 125.00
Explains the purpose of compressor cylinder valves and identifies the types of compressor valves.
Reciprocating CompressorsSystems$ 125.00
Explains the components and operation of the cooling and lubricating systems of a reciprocating compressor.
Reciprocating CompressorsDaily Operation/Inspection$ 125.00
Identifies key operating parameters for compressor operation and for compressor components. Explains regular compressor operating tasks. Identifies hazards and abnormal operating conditions.
Reciprocating CompressorsCheck Pressure Packing Leaks$ 125.00
Explains the proper techniques used to check and measure blow by and leaks from pressure packing.
Reciprocating CompressorsMaintain Compressor Valves$ 125.00
Explains causes of valve failure, key areas of valve wear, and factors that affect compressor valve efficiency. Reviews best practices in compressor valve maintenance.