WPI backs every piece of equipment with exceptional training


The extensive amount of training, education and factory certification programs offered are WPI’s commitment to our customers. Training courses are available for the latest technologies in gas compression and power generation, helping you protect your investment and improve productivity by giving employees the skills they need to keep the job moving. On-site training is available domestically as well as internationally.Part of

WPI training course offerings include:

  • Gas Engine Technology (Factory-certified course)
  • Gas Engine Emissions
  • Engine System Manager (Factory-certified course)
  • Series 4 Operator Technology
  • GL Engine Technology
  • Waukesha ESM Training
  • Compressor Operator Technology
  • Waukesha Product Training
  • VGF Field School / VGF Training
  • VHP Field School / VHP Training
  • Custom Engine Controls
  • Gas Compressor Training

WPI’s Training Team

Patrick Clophus | Waukesha & Generac Power Systems – Training Manager

Authorized technical trainer since 2002, Generac authorized trainer since 2010 & 20+ years with WPI.

Training Center

Visit our state-of-the-art training center or let our trainers come to you.

5151B Gasmer Houston, Texas 77035

We are conveniently located within 5 minutes from:

  • Hwy 90 Alt
  • 610 S Loop W
  • S Sam Houston Pkwy W

3 Classrooms

Room 1 – 600 sq. ft, | seats 16 | Equipment with HD widescreen projector, audio system and overhead projector

Room 2 – 900 sq. ft, | seats 24| Equipment with standard projector, audio system and overhead projector

Room 3 – 900 sq. ft, | seats 24| Equipment with standard projector, audio system and overhead projector

Conference Room – Combination of Rooms 2 & 3

*All Rooms come standard with a 16 ft. whiteboard, WIFI and wired internet connections


  •  Approximately 10,000 ft2 shop space
  • Running VSG F 11 engine for emissions training
  • 600KW and 25KW load banks. 7MMBTU/HR gas service at 50PSI
  • VHP cutaway engine and complete non running Series 4/ VHP tool set and most special tools
  • Complete ESM simulator
  • Complete CEC AFM system
  • Gas regulator testing bench along with carburetors, and other engine components
  • 5 ton hoist

Other Equipment

  • Ariel JGM compressor, spare parts and special tools