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.

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

2 Classrooms

Room 1 – 900 sq feet / seats 24 / Equipment with HD widescreen projector, audio system and overhead projecto

Room 2 – 700 sq feet / seats 16 / Equipment with HD widescreen projector, audio system and overhead projector

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


  • 6 overhead doors for easy access to equipment and access to natural sunlight from both open shop doors and translucent ceiling panels. Also equipped with high efficiency LED lighting
  • Approximately 12,000 ft shop space
  • Running VSG F 11 engine equipped with catalytic converter and controls for emissions training
  • 7MMBTU/HR gas service at 50PSI
  • VHP cutaway engine and complete Series 4 Engine, VHP tool cylinder head rebuild bench, and required special tools for overhaul training
  • Complete ESM simulator
  • ESM2 simulator
  • Gas regulator testing bench along with carburetors, and other engine components
  • Workshop equipped with 2 overhead cranes
  • Lunch area and kitchen along with an environmentally safe water filtration system to eliminate bottled water and associated waste

Other Equipment

  • Ariel JGM compressor, spare parts and special tools

Power Generation Equipment

  • 6 Generac HSB generators with transfer switched
  • 3 diesel and 2 gaseous fueled Generac Protector series generators with transfer switches
  • 2 gaseous fueled Generac Industrial series generators with numerous accessories
  • 600KW and 25KW load banks
  • Individual tool carts for each unit equipped with selected tools and equipment necessary to conduct hands on lab procedures