Vehicle Technology

AL-KO Academy

In order to provide the best possible customer service and be able to overcome any situation confidently as a competent contact, permanent further training is the key to our success. In our seminars, we communicate the specialist knowledge needed to keep your professional and practical capabilities honed to the highest level. Our seminars offer the perfect opportunity to actively and independently further your training while also developing your workshop and accessory business.

AL-KO chassis technician

for caravans and commercial trailers

Become the competent contact for all issues or questions relating to the chassis. Familiarise yourself even more with the chassis technology and understand how it functions in detail. You will gain insights into the latest products as well as tips and tricks from AL-KO professionals. Draw on the expertise of the global market leader for chassis.

Dates upon request

  • Layout and function of suspension components (towbar, overrun device, axle, wheel brake, supports etc.) 
  • Accessories/retrofitting (ATC + 2LINK, MAMMUT, RANGER, self-adjusting brake AAA, UP4)
  • Wear parts (original vs. replica parts)
  • Spare parts management and service portal
  • Diagnosis and troubleshooting (group exercises on training models)
  • Axle repairs
  • Installation, maintenance and care instructions
  • Day 1: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. / Day 2: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. / Day 3: 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Objectives: technical competence, more efficient working, effective arguments, satisfied customers
Target group: workshop managers, fitters, service personnel

Cost contribution: invoice for €750 + VAT which is sent by post after the course is finished
Location: AL-KO Kundencenter Süd, Bahnhofstrasse 40, 89359 Kötz, Germany
Recommended hotel: Vienna House Easy, Am Hofgarten, 89312 Günzburg (Tel.: 08221 3510, info.easy-guenzburg@viennahouse.com), special rate for AL-KO chassis technicians, the special price can only be obtained by contacting the hotel directly

Registration deadline: up to four weeks prior to the start of the training

The number of attendees is limited to around 10 people per event. At the end of the seminar, you will sit a test for AL-KO chassis technicians. You will receive a personalised certificate once you have passed the test. 

AL-KO HY4 retailer training

Become the competent contact for all issues or questions relating to HY4 hydraulic steady legs. Familiarise yourself even more with the vehicle layout and gain tips and tricks from AL-KO professionals for installing steady legs.

Dates on request

The training consists of two parts
Part 1 - HY4 sales training for sales representatives/customer service (half day)
Part 2 - Assembly training for employees in the workshop:

  • Introduction and product presentation of HY4 + FIAT Original​
  • Vehicle analysis
  • Installation of mechanical components incl. practical training​
  • Installation of electrical components, commissioning of HY4 and function
  • HY4 complaints / spare parts / order kits
  • Maintenance, service and emergency operation

Day 1: half day on sales
Day 2+3:Assembly section each 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Objectives:qualification for HY4 installation, technical competence, more efficient working, effective arguments, satisfied customers
Target group: workshop managers, fitters, service personnel

Cost contribution: invoice for complete training €750 + VAT which is sent by post after the course is finished
Location: AL-KO Kundencenter Süd, Bahnhofstrasse 40, 89359 Kötz, Germany
Recommended hotel: Vienna House Easy, Am Hofgarten, 89312 Günzburg (Tel.: 08221 3510, info.easy-guenzburg@viennahouse.com), special rate for seminar participants, the special price can only be obtained by contacting the hotel directly

Registration deadline: up to four weeks prior to the start of the training

The number of attendees is limited to around 10 people per event. At the end of the seminar, you will sit a test. You will receive a personalised certificate once you have passed the test. Successfully passing the test is a prerequisite for installing and purchasing HY4 systems.

Level C - installation and certification

Become the competent contact for all issues or questions relating to the levelling support system for caravans - Level C. You will gain insights into the latest products as well as tips and tricks from AL-KO professionals.

Dates upon request

Objectives: technical competence, more efficient working, effective arguments, satisfied customers
Target group: workshop managers, fitters, service personnel

Cost contribution: invoice for €250 + VAT which is sent by post after the course is finished
Location: AL-KO Kundencenter Süd, Bahnhofstrasse 40, 89359 Kötz, Germany
Recommended hotel: Vienna House Easy, Am Hofgarten, 89312 Günzburg (Tel.: 08221 3510, info.easy-guenzburg@viennahouse.com), special rate for AL-KO chassis technicians, the special price can only be obtained by contacting the hotel directly

Registration deadline: up to four weeks prior to the start of the training

The number of attendees is limited to around 10 people per event.

Wheel brake expert workshop

Become an absolute expert regarding trailer drum brakes and discover how they work, are designed, maintained, adjusted and solve problems linked to the AL-KO brake system. Which temperatures are prevalent in a drum brake? What causes increased wear and why do brakes squeak? How do you correctly adjust a brake and what are the effects of this? Discover all the key maintenance points to be observed.

​Dates upon request

  • Structure of a wheel brake
  • Identification and model decoding
  • Functional principle of the overrun brake
  • The five functions of the AL-KO overrun brake
  • AL-KO brake pad essentials
  • Temperature ranges
  • The wheel brake in practice: Retracting, cooling breaks,hot boxes
  • Maintenance and setting of the wheel brake (practical instructions and tips)
  • Practical examples

Objectives: technical competence, more efficient working, effective arguments, satisfied customers
Target group: workshop managers, fitters, service personnel

Cost contribution: invoice for €250 + VAT which is sent by post after the course is finished
Location: AL-KO Kundencenter Süd, Bahnhofstrasse 40, 89359 Kötz, Germany
Recommended hotel: Vienna House Easy, Am Hofgarten, 89312 Günzburg (Tel.: 08221 3510, info.easy-guenzburg@viennahouse.com), special rate for AL-KO chassis technicians, the special price can only be obtained by contacting the hotel directly

Registration deadline: up to four weeks prior to the start of the training

The number of attendees is limited to around 10 people per event.

Further information

Registration: dates upon request at academy@alko-tech.com.

Event venue:

AL-KO Kundencenter Süd
Bahnhofstraße 40
89359 Kötz​, Germany

Overnight accommodation:

Vienna House Easy
Am Hofgarten
89312 Günzburg
Tel. 08221 - 3510
info.easy-guenzburg@viennahouse.com

Special price for seminar participants. The special price can only be obtained by contacting the hotel directly

Contact:

Tel.: 08221 – 97 0
Mail: academy@alko-tech.com

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