Our Technical Training Department employs three full-time instructors who provide factory level training in our state of the art classroom and machine lab facilities. Our instructors have decades of experience as equipment technicians and as training instructors. They are recognized by our manufacturers and regularly attend factory training to stay abreast of the latest changes in the equipment we service and support.
We host more than sixty in-house technician classes each year for our apprentice and senior technicians as well as machine & systems familiarization classes for customer operator and technicians at our facility or your job site.
Bramco offers a robust apprenticeship program which combines on-the-job training with academic instruction for those technicians that are first entering the workforce or who have limited on the job experience. Bramco’s apprenticeship program is 24 months long and offers technicians the opportunity to be full time employees of Bramo while gaining knowledge and building experience around our products and services. The classroom training portion of the program is provided in Bramco’s Classroom training state of the art training facility at our corporate headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky. This training consists of eighteen in-house classes of foundation and advanced machine systems training, six factory training classes for machine & segment specific specialization, and one on one daily mentorship with a senior technician.
For the first 18 months of the program, each month technicians will have 1 week of classroom training in Louisville, Kentucky (all expenses paid) and then 3 weeks of on-the-job training with an assigned mentor in the field at the technician’s home branch. The final 6 months of the program will focus on specific skills needed at technician’s home branch, which may include manufacturer training, specific brand training, or industry specific training.Our focus on machine system training combined with hands-on work with a mentor provide a steady stream of capable, confident, and knowledgeable technicians who have over 750 hours of classroom training upon completion of the program.
All technicians are hired as full-time technical employees of Bramco making them eligible for:
- Full Benefits Package
- Performance Based Pay Increases
- Tool Purchase Program
- Company Uniforms
- Vacation Time Awarded Immediately Upon Hire
- Paid Holidays and 401(k) Program with Company Match up to 5%
- Training/Mentoring is provided by Bramco Technical Training Staff, Manufacturers, Industry Experts and Experienced Technicians in the field
Senior Technician Training
Our senior technicians have a broad knowledge and experience base however over half of the classes we offer each year are directed towards ongoing learning for these experienced technicians. Changing technology and maintenance practices means we need to be sure all of our technicians have the latest information as well as refresher classes on the fundamentals. With Bramco’s focus being on our customers, it is essential we continuously invest our resources to ensure you are receiving the best possible service and support for your machines.
Customer Operator and Technician Machine Familiarization
As equipment changes, so changes best practices for operation and maintenance and our training department is a resource for you to keep up with these changes, get the most out of your investment, and minimize downtime. We offer familiarization classes ranging from a few hours to a few days, at our location or yours, and from ‘what does this switch do?’ to what malfunctions you can diagnose and repair and when you should call us to help.
For more information about our technical training department and what we can help you with, contact us through the email below or call and ask to speak to one of our instructors.
Contact Manager of Training & Technical Information