Bartech can train your team on your engines.

With our extensive experience and dedicated engineering workshop, combined with an expert trainer, Bartech is now in the position to offer bespoke training courses for your engineers.

Why come to Bartech for engineer training?

  • Develop engine specific competencies
  • Empower your engineers to make better engine analysis
  • Increase ability to solve engine issues in-house
  • Reduce costs of sub-contractors

To ensure your operation and critical engines run safely and efficiently, a comprehensive understanding of engine maintenance and servicing is vital for your on-site and vessel-based engineers, and this is exactly what our training provides.

A few of the benefits of a tailor-made engine training course are listed above, but there are many more.

With our training programmes, you choose the engine/engines we focus on, and what is covered, making the most of your time and ensuring you get exactly what you need when you need it.

Example training Cert

The Instructor

Formerly the Training Officer/Co-Ordinator/Instructor for MAN (formally Mirrlees Blackstone) for 28 years, Our instructor’s 43-year career includes 12 years as an Engine Tester and Development Technician.

During this time he obtained a great deal of experience in building, setting up and operating Industrial and Marine diesel engines.

He was also involved in the build of prototype diesels and supported the Field Service department.

Having set up 2 training facilities for MAN Diesel at the Stamford factory and the Training Centre at Stockport, finally designing, operating and instructing at the prestigious MAN PrimeServ Academy at Stockport.

As a founding member of the team creating the PrimeServ Academy worldwide network, he presented many courses on a wide range of engines, both at the factories and at customer’s sites around the world.

Andy has attended numerous Instructor Courses and participated in developing the company’s Instructor Qualification process.

With the change in focus at MAN UK, our trainer has set up an independent diesel engine training option for Customers requiring operation and maintenance training on various engine ranges.

The Courses

Our courses are designed around your specific needs, and can be carried out in our custom built workshop in Colchester, our Aberdeen workshop, on your own site or somewhere else of your choosing.

Here are some examples of previous courses:

  • Paxman RP200 Valenta full overhaul and maintenance
  • On-site industrial & marine diesel engine training for operators and maintenance engineers
  • Practical training on Fiat Iveco 8281-SI-15 & Dorman 6LDT engines
  • Fault finding on operator’s engine type

Example 3 Day Course

The schedule shows the aspects covered during a bespoke 3-day Bartech training course.

This particular week’s training was held at Bartech HQ and workshop in Colchester, Essex.

Course content and engine focus is bespoke to each operator to accommodate your individual requirements, and on-site training can be arranged where requested if suitable, as well as the option to undertake the sessions at an alternative location closer to your operation.

Example 4 Day Course

This schedule shows the aspects covered during a bespoke 4-day Bartech training course.


The courses are designed to give a comprehensive overview of the specific engine’s operation and maintenance requirements.

The courses are accompanied by a participant’s workbook.

As the course is punctuated by many observation reviews (question papers) and discussions, the participants can compile their own notes, references and comments.

Standard engine manuals show you how – the training course will explain the whys and what-ifs!

Further Options

More detailed training on specific aspects of the engine can be included or arranged as separate bespoke courses.

Detailed training on the following components are possible:

  • Cylinder Liner Overhaul
  • Fuel Injection Equipment
  • Governors (mechanical)
  • Turbochargers
  • Camshaft & Fuel Timing
  • Cylinder Balancing

Arrange Bespoke Training for your Operation

Simply complete the form with an outline of the training you are looking for and we will be in touch to get a plan put together for you and your team.

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