Training Classes

Service & Repair Class Dates for 2020:
  • May 12 – 14 Cancelled
  • August 18 – 20 Cancelled
  • November 10 – 12 Pending

Portable Monitors and Fixed Systems

Service classes are available to all current RKI Distributors, and have been assigned to provide high level of technical training to enhance the abilities of service personnel who are responsible for maintaining and calibrating RKI products.

*Marine Monday

Due to popular demand, RKI Instruments, Inc. is adding a “Marine’ instrument service class the Monday before selected three-day service schools to give our marine service providers an opportunity to work on selected portable instruments that are used in the maritime industry.

The “Marine Monday” class schedule to be announced.

August 17, 2020

This one-day class will cover the following Marine instruments: RX-515 / RX-517, GX-8000, RX-8000, RX-8500, RX-8700

Our instructors will cover the operation, calibration and basic maintenance of these instruments. If you are interested in attending this class, please contact Jennifer Lozano at 800-754-5165 or click on the “Enroll Today” button below. Make sure to reference the Marine Monday class in your message. Registration fee for this class is an additional $100 per student. Please select the date that includes Marine Monday when submitting the Enrollment form.

Is this a good class for sales personnel? 

Taking a technical course like this will give you an edge over your competitors. Having a strong technical working knowledge of the gas detection products you sell makes you more of a resource to your customers, making you more valuable as a supplier. These hands-on classes will build on your technical knowledge for most of RKI’s current product line.

Where are classes held?

  • Classes are held at RKI Instrument’s corporate office located in Union City, CA.
  • Training administrator: Jennifer Lozano, Tel: 800-754-5165
  • Classes begin promptly at 8:30 AM each morning and conclude by 4:00 PM.

How much does it cost to attend this training?

  • $400 per student for the complete three-day program. This includes lunch each day, one class dinner, training binder and certificate of participation at the conclusion of the training. Multiple students from an RKI Distributor are allowed if space permits.
  • Registration payment will be received by credit card only

What are my responsibilities?

  • You are responsible for your travel, ground transportation, meals not provided by RKI Instruments, and any other related expenses.
  • Please contact RKI Instruments for our corporate rates for lodging if needed.

How do I register?

  • You must register online.
  • Once your registration has been received and approved you will receive a confirmation via email.
  • Registration payment will be by credit card only.
  • Class size is limited so sign up soon before all seats are gone!

Certificate of Participation

Upon completion of training, each student will receive a certificate of participation for Basic Repair and Maintenance covering the instruments and sessions attended.

Session Includes:

Sensor Theory and operation

  • Review of sensor operation for combustible gas, oxygen, and toxic gas sensors.
  • Discussion of sensor date codes and recommendations for sensor replacement.

Individual hands-on exercises instruction including:

  • Basic instrument operation
  • Calibration
  • Instrument programming and setup
  • Sensor scrubber replacement
  • Pump replacement and sample system maintenance
  • Battery maintenance and replacement
  • PCB replacement
  • Setup of critical voltages and settings
  • Basic system troubleshooting

Instruments covered:

  • 03 Series
  • EAGLE 2
  • GX-2012
  • GX-6000
  • GX-2009
  • SDM-E2 (EAGLE 2 Calibration Station)
  • SDM-2012 (GX-2012 Calibration Station)
  • Beacon 110
  • S – Series
  • S2 – Series
  • Beacon 200
  • Beacon 410
  • Beacon 800
  • Each student will get valuable hands-on training on basic repairs and trouble shooting techniques with the instruments listed above. RKI encourages each student to bring one of your instruments to the class to use your new troubleshooting skills.

Cancellation Policy:

There will be a $200 charge for any cancellations less than two weeks prior to the class. For any no-shows, the entire amount of the class will be charged.