Training

TechStar training courses are offered on a regular basis at our offices in Deer Park, Dallas, and Corpus Christi. Upon request, TechStar also offers training classes that can be tailored to our customer’s needs and are taught onsite at the customer’s facility.

TESTIMONIALS


The purpose of this training is to educate instrumentation technicians, engineers or technical salespersons on the basics of the electronic testing tools they will be using on a daily basis. Upon completion of this two-day, hands-on course, attendees will further develop their overall knowledge and have the ability to communicate on the same level as experienced personnel.
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This class is designed specifically for maintenance or instrument shop personnel who will be maintaining, calibrating, and repairing MSA Permanent Instruments for use at their facility.
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This training class is designed for operators and technicians who have responsibility for VEGA radars or guided microwaves. The unique structure of this class is designed to give attendees the option to choose the class that is most applicable to the technology they use on a daily basis. Individuals will learn the basic and advanced start-up, operation, calibration and troubleshooting techniques needed to gain an overall understanding between the process and the measurement device.

Key Topics Include:

  • Basic theory of operation for guided microwave gauges
  • Summary of radar models
  • Best practices for installation
  • Overview of software (PACTware)
  • LAB scenarios – hands-on
  • Troubleshooting

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This training class is designed for operators and technicians who have responsibility for VEGA radars or guided microwaves. The unique structure of this class is designed to give attendees the option to choose the class that is most applicable to the technology they use on a daily basis. Individuals will learn the basic and advanced start-up, operation, calibration and troubleshooting techniques needed to gain an overall understanding between the process and the measurement device.

Key Topics Include:

  • Basic theory of operation for radar gauges
  • Summary of radar models
  • Best practices for installation
  • Overview of software (PACTware)
  • LAB scenarios – hands-on
  • Troubleshooting

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How to use liquid ultrasonic flow measurement instruments and software, and how to properly install, set up and troubleshoot clamp-on and wetted liquid flow instruments

This training class is for analyzer technicians and process engineers who want to walk away with a better understanding of the fundamentals of moisture measurement in various applications. Individuals will learn about technologies involved in making this measurement, as well as troubleshooting and installation tips for current and future installations.

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How to use nuclear measurement gauges to measure nuclear level, density, and point level of liquids and how to properly install, set up, interpret, and troubleshoot the equipment and accompanying software.

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TRAINING CALENDAR


To Register for Training:
Select any of the following training courses listed under the specific date you wish to attend:

JANUARY

January 23: Deer Park, Texas
Moisture Measurement Training

January 30: Deer Park, Texas
Ultrasonic Lunch and Learn

January 31: Corpus Christi, Texas
Ultrasonic Lunch and Learn

FEBRUARY

February 6-7: Euless, Texas
Basic Instrumentation Training

February 20-21: Deer Park, Texas
Basic Instrumentation Training

February 27: Deer Park, Texas
Ultrasonic Flow Training

MARCH

March 1: Corpus Christi, Texas
Ultrasonic Flow Training

March 6-7: Deer Park, Texas
Level Measurement Training

March 23: Deer Park, Texas
Permanent Instrument Competency Training

APRIL

April 3-4: Beaumont, Texas
Level Measurement Training

MAY

May 8-9: Corpus Christi, Texas
Level Measurement Training

JUNE

June 5-6: Deer Park, Texas
Level Measurement Training

June 15: Deer Park, Texas
Permanent Instrument Competency Training

JULY

July 17-18: Deer Park, Texas
Basic Instrumentation Training

SEPTEMBER

September 11-12: Deer Park, Texas
Level Measurement Training

OCTOBER

October 2-3: Beaumont, Texas
Level Measurement Training

October 17: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Moisture Measurement Training

October 18: Euless, Texas
Moisture Measurement Training

NOVEMBER

November 6: Deer Park, Texas
Moisture Measurement Training

November 6-7: Euless, Texas
Basic Instrumentation Training

November 16: Deer Park, Texas
Permanent Instrument Competency Training

For assistance please contact our Training Coordinator at 866.542.0205 or via email at training@techstaris.com

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


To improve customer experience: Customers who take advantage of TechStar Training Services have fewer service calls and fewer instances of system downtime caused by improper setup or maintenance. TechStar training classes minimize setup and troubleshooting time with the product, so customers achieve the best possible operation from their equipment.

Knowledge is power: Our customers are more educated on their products because TechStar offers a support system for implementation of the product after the sale. Our standard and specialized training classes make it easy to set up and maintain instruments that function at their very best – improving setup, maintenance and uptime.

We’re a one-stop-shop: Other sales representatives do not offer training on their products because they do not offer continuing support to the customer after purchase. We specialize in a very limited number of products so that we possess in-depth knowledge of each of our trusted solutions.

Territory Training: Scheduled TechStar training courses are offered on a regular basis in Deer Park, Dallas, Corpus Christi, Oklahoma City and Tulsa. The dates and topics for these classes are set in advance, and they include our most popular classes that continue to be in regular demand year after year. Classes include hands-on learning and classroom instruction led by expert instructors.

Onsite Training: TechStar also offers training classes that can be tailored to our customer’s needs and are taught onsite at the customer’s facility. Customers can schedule onsite training classes for any number of attendees at their own facility and personalize the class to their processes and applications.

THE TECHSTAR TEAM


Stephanie Henderson – TechStar Training & Professional Development Coordinator
shenderson@techstaris.com
281-542-0205

Stephanie Henderson has over 18 years of experience developing and implementing personalized education plans in the education and oil and gas industries.   She has been with TechStar for over 3 years administrating professional training programs that meet the needs of TechStar’s internal staff as well as their customers and manufacturers.

Stephanie has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Houston and a Master of Education in Administration from Lamar University. She holds certifications from Tracom Group as a certified instructor in both Social Style and Versatility and Behavioral EQ.

Justin McDermott – TechStar Service Technician and Corporate Trainer
jmcdermott@techstaris.com
281-542-0205

Justin McDermott has extensive experience in the fields of upstream oil and gas and the refining and chemical industries. He specializes in level measurement for liquid and bulk solid applications. Justin uses his technician experience with actual field applications to teach various level topics in the classroom as an instructor.

Justin has a Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Howard Payne. He has been with TechStar for 7 years.

INSTRUMENTATION AND ANALYTICAL SOLUTIONS, SERVICE AND TRAINING