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Kohler Factory School

Whether you are a relatively new technician just getting familiar with KOHLER engines, or an experienced mechanic ready to go on to the next level, attending a Kohler Factory School can be a valuable part of your professional development.

Level I and Level II classes are offered several times each year. Classes are filled on a first come, first served basis.

Kohler now offers Level I schools in multiple locations around the US. Please contact your local Kohler Engines distributor for the dates and locations nearest you.

If you have any questions about our schools, please email us.

Level I

The Level I course is designed to provide students with a working knowledge of KOHLER air-cooled four-cycle engines and engine systems. It is assumed the students will have a basic understanding of small gasoline engines upon enrolling in the class. Information covered will include:

  • Using Kohler PLUS
  • Use of Measuring Instruments
  • Electrical/Ignition Theory
  • Warranty Information
  • Troubleshooting
  • Engine Tear Down/Reassembly
  • Failure Analysis
  • Fuel Systems

2014 Level I Factory School Dates:
March 4 - 7, Olive Branch, MS, Medart Inc
March 11 - 13, Jacksonville, FL, Gardner, FL
March 11 - 14, Franklin, MA, Gardner - Connell
September 9 - 12 Franklin, MA, Gardner - Connell
September 15 - 19 Ashland, VA, Chesapeake Eng. Dist.
October 6 - 10 Ashland, VA, Chesapeake Eng. Dist.
November 4 - 7 St. Louis, MO, Medart Inc.
November 10 - 14 Ashland, VA, Chesapeake Eng. Dist.
November 11 - 14 Kansas City, MO, Medart Inc.
November 18 - 21 Memphis, TN, Medart, Inc.
December 8 - 12 Ashland, VA, Chesapeake Eng. Dist.
December 9 - 13 Salem, OR, Power Equipment Systems

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March 4 - 7, Olive Branch, MS, Medart Inc
2014 Level II Factory School Dates:
March 3 - 7, Kohler, WI
August 4 - 8, Kohler, WI
December 8 - 12, Kohler, WI
March 11 - 13, Jacksonville, FL, Gardner, FL
March 11 - 14, Franklin, MA, Gardner - Connell
September 9 - 12 Franklin, MA, Gardner - Connell
September 15 - 19 Ashland, VA, Chesapeake Eng. Dist.
October 6 - 10 Ashland, VA, Chesapeake Eng. Dist.
November 4 - 7 St. Louis, MO, Medart Inc.

November 10 - 14 Ashland, VA, Chesapeake Eng. Dist.
November 11 - 14 Kansas City, MO, Medart Inc.November 18 - 21 Memphis, TN, Medart, Inc.
December 8 - 12 Ashland, VA, Chesapeake Eng. Dist.
December 9 - 13 Salem, OR, Power Equipment Systems



Level II

If you would like to attend a Level II school, please fax a completed application (Download the PDF (121 KB)) to 920-459-1544, or email to train@kohler.com.

The Level II course is designed for students who have completed a Level I course or have passed the Kohler certification test at an Expert level. Class size is smaller to allow for more one-on-one instruction and hands-on activities. Information covered will include:

  • Electrical Systems - Ignition, Starting, Charging
  • Fuel Systems - Gasoline, EFI, Gaseous
  • Advanced Failure Analysis
  • Tear Down and Reassembly Procedures
  • Hands-On Diagnosis and Troubleshooting in a Variety of Areas

2014 Level II Factory School Dates:
March 3 - 7, Kohler, WI
August 4 - 8, Kohler, WI
December 8 - 12, Kohler, WI