Training & Education

VBR instructors are professionals.  Our training courses combine theoretical knowledge with practical hands-on training to ensure maximum value and relevance for our clients.

VBR offers courses that suitable for those who require a deeper understanding of LM gas turbines and their auxiliary systems & control systems.

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Training as a way to reduce operation and maintenance costs

VBR Turbine Partners can offer different levels of operation and maintenance training courses for all levels of gas turbine operation & maintenance. VBR has developed these courses specifically designed to optimize day-to-day LM gas turbine operation and maintenance. Attendance on one or more of our courses results in reducing the number of unscheduled stops caused by human error.

The knowledge and skills gained by your staff as a result of this training, will improve machine reliability and availability. It will also contribute to further reducing gas turbine operation & maintenance costs providing the capability to perform more maintenance work by yourselves.

Excellent training quality

VBR Turbine Partners’ extensive experience with maintenance of GE LM gas turbines will become accessible to your staff. Your team will receive the latest insights in gas turbine maintenance, technologies and techniques. This will result in constantly improving services for all parties. Knowledge sharing becomes available to our clients through our help desk, trainings & courses and our consultancy department.

Our training instructors are full-time professionals who are highly experienced with all aspects of turbine operation, maintenance and control. Our training courses combine theoretical knowledge with practical hands-on training to ensure maximum value and relevance for our clients.

Each trainee receives a training manual covering the relevant subjects of the training course. This manual consists of equipment descriptions, schematics and operation & maintenance instructions. The manuals also contain an abundance of reference information for further private studies. Training manuals keep their value over time and are often used as primary reference manuals.

VBR LM Gas Turbine Training

Target group

Our courses are aimed at a variety of levels. We have courses for operators who need an in-depth understanding of LM gas turbines. Other are focussing more on hand-on operation or auxiliary systems and control systems. All levels of operators and maintenance engineers will profit from the knowledge and skills acquired. Any of our trainings or courses will contribute to preventing and solving problems with your gas turbine operation.

Customer-specific training courses

VBR also offers training courses specifically tailored to our customer’s requirements and needs. These courses can be conducted at your own facilities or if requested the course can be held at our training centre in Elst or at any other suitable location.

We combine classroom training sessions on-site along with practical instruction close to the machinery. This gives trainees the possibility to apply the acquired theoretical knowledge to the machines they work with each day.

Engine specific open training courses

VBR also conducts ‘open training courses’ for individual subscription which will be delivered either at our main office in the Netherlands or at any other agreed location throughout the world.

Overview VBR training program

VBR offers dedicated training courses on the following topics:

  • Various types of LM1600, LM2500(+) and LM6000 gas turbines
  • Woodward Control Systems
  • Speedtronic Control Systems
  • DLE mapping principles
  • MetalSCAN (Oil Debris Detection & Monitoring System)
  • DECIDE Remote Diagnostic System

VBR Open Training Courses

VBR LM2500 Training

LM2500 Training

LM2500/+ PGT25
SAC/DLE training course

September 24 – 28 2018
Registration now open
Price € 1800

Location: VBR training room
Elst, the Netherlands

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VBR LM6000 Training

LM6000 Training

LM6000 (PA/PF)
SAC/DLE training course

October 01 – 05, 2018
Registration open now
Price € 1800

Location: VBR training room
Elst, the Netherlands

Woordward Micronet Training VBR

Woodward Training

Woodward Micronet
Control system training course

October 08 – 12, 2018
Registration now open
Price € 2500

Location: VBR training room
Elst, the Netherlands



If you wish to register for one of our trainings or open courses, you can follow the link below. You will be redirected to our portal where you can get more information and submit your registration.

Or write an email for more information to:

VBR Turbine Partners - Elst - Netherlands

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