Course Syllabus


Air Cooled - $650.00


Course Requirements: None required.


  • Electrical Safety

  • Basic Electricity

  • Engine and Generator Controls, Fuel Systems, Maintenance, Basic Installation Guidelines

  • Hands-on Trouble-Shooting and Operation

  • Transfer Switches

    - Installation and Application Information

    - Trouble-Shooting Information

  • Use of Schematics & wiring Diagrams



Generac on-line classes (Learning Center) Basic Electricity, Basic Generator Theory, Air Cooled Engines, Schematic I.


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Protector Series - $1,150.00


This 4 day class allows a technician who is assigned to an appropriate service dealer to perform warranty repairs on liquid-cooled Nexus gaseous and Evolution, Protector Series gaseous/diesel products up to 150 kW gaseous products. (Does NOT include H-panel).

Required on-line classes - (Learning Center) Basic Electricity, Basic Generator Theory, Air Cooled Engines, Schematic 1, Introduction to Protector Series Diesel and Installing Liquid-cooled Residential/Commercial Generators. Refer to TIB12-03-ALL on your Generac Service dealer website for further information.


  • Nightly exercies

  • Electrical Safety

  • Electrical & Generator Theory

  • Voltage Regulation

  • Diesel Fuel Systems - safety & treatment

  • Fuel & Ignition System Fundamentals (Gaseous & Diesel)

  • RTS and Nexus Smart Switch Transfer Switch Fundamental & Troubleshooting

  • Evolution Nexus Control Panels

  • Operation, Maintenance, Basic Install Guidelines & Differences

  • Hands-on Troubleshooting

  • Use of Schematics & Wiring Diagrams

Please Note: H-Panel Controller is not covered in this training course.




Satisfactory completion of Generac's Air-Cooled Training course required.


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If you're an engineer looking to increase your generator knowledge while achieving some professional development hours (PDH), we suggest you explore are Professional Development Seminar courses.


Each seminar was designed specifically for practicing engineers who wish to expand their understanding of current technologies, sizing, codes & standards, switching technologies and reliable design characteristics surrounding emergency power systems. If you are a design, sales or consulting engineer, this series is for you. It’s a joint effort of the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) and Generac Power Systems.


Participants who successfully complete an individual seminar will receive 2 Professional Development Hours (PDH) accredited by the Milwaukee School of Engineering. Those who complete 5 Professional Development Seminar Series Modules and complete the final assessments will be awarded 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) and/ or 10PDH.


  • GPS-100 Generator Sizing Pitfalls

  • GPS-110 Generator Switching

  • GPS-120 Paralleling Concepts & Implementation

  • GPS-130 Understanding Generator Reliability

  • GPS-140 National Electric Code (NEC)

  • GPS-150 Generator UL Listing & NFPA Standards

  • GPS-160 Generator Provisioning & Installation

  • GPS-170 Engines and Alternators

  • GPS-180 Controls

  • GPS-190 Writing Performance - Based Generator Specifications

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Contact KG&E for more information on scheduling a PDSS course. (410) 257-5225


If you have any questions regarding training courses offered by KG&E, please email or contact our KG&E Training Coordinator, Rachel Leitch (410) 257-5225 x100 and we will be more than happy to assist you.

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