Wagner Training Institute (WTI) offers all types and levels of training under one roof with 9 full-time instructors who offer over 380 combined years of industry experience We are your one-stop shop for technical (service), gas engine, and safety training offering over 145 courses, and a successful and industry respected Apprenticeship Program. Customization of most of our courses is available to meet your workforce training needs. Our services are offered not only to our internal employees but to Wagner Equipment Co. customers as well.
WTI offers hands-on experience and best-in-class training on Caterpillar engines and equipment. Course content ranges from beginner to expert level service and procedure training with emphasis on safety first on the job with appropriate PPE equipment utilized. Our lab exercises feature training aids, a Tier 4 engine and two running natural gas engines to diagnose and debug. Participants are given the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge and proficiency through both hands-on performance in our lab activities and written testing.
Employees who are knowledgeable and capable in their skills are more productive, safer, motivated, and efficient. We are here to help you become a highly skilled technician.
The Wagner Equipment Co. Apprenticeship Program is designed to develop mechanically inclined individuals getting ready to graduate high school, who would like to jump start their career as a technician. Our Apprenticeship Program is a four-year contract commitment with Wagner. Upon being accepted into the program the first two years are a hybrid work/school schedule. Individuals will attend a curriculum of courses at one of our partnered colleges followed by six months of additional Caterpillar specific training provided through Wagner Training Institute (WTI). Upon successful completion of schooling, individuals will become full time technicians throughout years two and four of the contract commitment and hopefully continue their career with Wagner Equipment Co.
Program participants will be provided with a starter set of tools and a toolbox. Tuition, books, and fees for the college curriculum are also paid in full by Wagner Equipment Co. with successful completion of the four-year program contract.
Click the link here for more specific information and instructions about how to apply
Since its inception in 2001, Wagner Training Institute has proudly supported the training needs of our company and customers. The vision to unite training under the responsibility of one department has allowed us to better utilize our resources while developing effective programs that positively impact our business.
WTI identifies specific job competencies, then designs courses that help our employees and customers build the skills and knowledge needed to be successful/improve productivity. WTI is committed to providing a strong and focused learning environment with highly skilled instructors on staff.
Get in touch with us. Just use the form below and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can. Or if you prefer to chat live with a Wagner Equipment Co. Representative, just click the Live Chat button below.