Training Programmes

At Cooper Academy we offer well organised training courses that provide the knowledge you need to optimise the use of your testing system. We are dedicated to offer perfectly tailored training.

In-house product specific training

  • Installation and maintenance of equipment
  • Use of equipment for testing
  • Analysis of data and results
  • Calibration

Training at customer premises

  • Use of equipment for testing
  • Analysis of data and results
  • Maintenance of equipment
  • Calibration

Remote online training

  • Remote advice on testing
  • Analysis of data and results

Example: Inhouse 2 Day Training Plan

Product(s): Roller Compactor and Wheel Tracker

Day 1

  • Introduction to support team and contacts
  • Cooper facilities tour
  • Equipment introduction (overview of the Roller Compactor and Wheeltracker)
  • Installation of the equipment including software installation
  • Description of standards and test methods applicable to the equipment being trained upon
  • Initial testing of equipment following installation demonstrating test panel facilities and basic checks
  • Preparation of suitable material for compaction
  • Demonstration of Roller Compactor – initially without a sample to indicate relevant controls and operation methods
  • Hands-on run of the Roller Compactor by the delegate(s) to obtain a feel for how the machine operates and what to look out for
  • Compaction of prepared material on the compactor suitable for subsequent Wheeltracking
  • Demonstration of sample removal and machine cleaning after use
  • Discussion of regular maintenance and machine checks
  • Wheeltracker turned on and cabinet set to heat for conditioning of compacted sample overnight
  • Finish Day 1

Day 2

  • Demonstration of the Wheeltracker functionality (running through a dummy test to familiarise with the software and test operation)
  • Hands-on run of the Wheeltracker by the delegate(s) to learn how to run the machine and any steps necessary for test operation
  • Start a Wheeltracking test on the previously compact sample
  • Whilst the test is running, explain the indicated outputs on-screen including the relevance to applicable test standards
  • Explain and demonstrate the different test completion criteria (Rut depth limit, User test stop etc.)
  • After test completion demonstrate the process of specimen removal and cleaning the machine prior to the next test
  • Explain analysis of results and relevance to applicable standards including any pass/fail criteria on the sample under test
  • Explain all applicable calibration, service and maintenance requirements for the equipment including service schedules and recommended Cooper engineer maintenance/calibration
  • Recap session to re-cover/expand any elements of the training in detail including question and answer session with Cooper engineers
  • The commercial team will be available to answer any commercial specific queries (Pricing, lead-times)
  • Close of training including presentation of Training certificates


Certificate of training

Carl Kohut Presents Training Certificate to Anand from  TAISEI India

Andrew Duke presents Certificate of Training