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Gas Turbine - 6,7,9, B,E, F Class : Gas Turbine - 6,7, 9, B, E, F Class Maintenance

Course Schedule

Location :  Houston, TX

Start Date
TXDecember 02,03,04,05,06 (2019)
TXJune 15,16,17,18,19 (2020)
TXSeptember 27,28,29,30 (2020), October 01 (2020)
TXDecember 07,08,09,10,11 (2020)

Location :  Kuwait City , Kuwait

Start Date
GEKTCMarch 01,02,03,04,05 (2020)

Course Description


Gas Turbine - 6, 7, 9, B, E, F Class Maintenance 


Course Description

This course offers a firm understanding of the basic maintenance requirements of all types of GE heavy duty gas turbines and their auxiliary support systems. This course does not include any discussions of generators. The course is designed for those persons with none or limited knowledge of gas turbines.  

The course is held at a GE Energy Learning Center training facility. All locations have turbine equipment available to view that enhances the learning experience beyond the classroom lectures and discussions. 

This course is intended for personnel that are unfamiliar with or have limited knowledge of GE gas turbine maintenance. Is also for those who may work in affiliated industries and wish to gain an understanding of the routine maintenance requirements of GE heavy duty gas turbines


5 Days

Target Audience

  • Supervisors
  • Mechanical Maintenance


  • Instruction is given in English; therefore, a reasonable ability to read and understand spoken English is required
  • Reasonable computer skills

Class Size

Maximum number of students:  15

Learning Objectives

This course will provide basic knowledge on the following:

  • Gives participants an understanding of basic gas turbine component construction and maintenance procedures, participants receive a fundamental knowledge of auxiliary systems function and preventative maintenance giving them the confidence needed to approach maintenance activities
  • Basics of gas turbine operating cycle
  • Review of gas turbine major components, equipment arrangements and associated maintenance requirements of each section of the turbine.
  • Turbine operations and the effect on maintenance intervals
  • Purpose, function and routine preventative maintenance of the various turbine support systems such as the lubricating oil, hydraulic, variable inlet guide vanes and fuels
  • A review of standard practices, tooling and parts needed to successfully conduct inspections
  • How to source information in the GE Gas Turbine Service Manual

Course Content


A.  Instructor background
B.  Participant background
C.  Course schedule 


  1. Introduction
  2. Basic Gas Turbine Operating Cycle and Performance Characteristics
  3. Gas Turbine Major Components and Construction 


A.  Navigating GE Service Manuals
B.  Standard Practices
C.  Borescope Inspections
D.  Combustion Inspections 


A.  Hot Gas Path Inspections
B.  Major Inspections


  1. Gas Turbine Auxiliary Systems – Function and Routine Preventative Maintenance


A.  Operating and Maintenance Considerations
B.  Review