Yanmar Diesel Engine Technician

Yanmar Diesel Engine Strip down rebuild course – 4 Days
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Learn how to use & service the Yanmar L60AE-D diesel engine.

Then strip it down, inspect, rebuild, adjust and test it to manufacturer specifications

This new course introduced by popular demand from DITC students to teach the skills necessary to service and repair the small diesel engines that power many of the portable compressors used worldwide,

The Yanmar LA60AE-D engine featured is used to power the USA GSA Bauer C-D/DV/NAVY unit.

Yanmar Diesel Engine – Strip Down/Rebuild Course Brochure 

Why complete this training?

There are more than 50,000 high pressure breathing air compressors used worldwide in Navy, Army Air force, fire departments, rescue teams, coastguards, disaster response teams, commercial diving and recreational diving companies. Many of these are portable units are powered by small diesel engines.

This large installed user base generates an ongoing requirement for technicians with the specialist skills to service this equipment.

Diesel Engine Academic Development Work (day 1)

  • Basic 4-stroke engine operating principals.
  • History of diesel engine development
  • Adiabatic compression ignition principles
  • Fuel injectors – principals of operation
  • Fuel pump – principals of operation
  • Oil pumps – principals of operation
  • Spare part ordering
  • Management of in house spares inventory systems.
  • Manufacturer’s product reviews.
  • Safety issues – diesel injection, run away, starting injuries, exhaust gases, PPE

Diesel engine workshop sessions (days 2, 3, 4)

  • Hands on user strip down/rebuild session
  • Removal of intake and exhaust components.
  • Recoil starter system removal, repair and replacement techniques
  • Fuel supply system strip down, cleaning and replacement
  • Cylinder head strip down, inspection, rebuild
  • Crankcase, crankshaft and camshafts strip down, inspection & rebuild
  • Bearings. Removal inspection and replacement techniques
  • Piston rings Removal, inspection & replacement techniques
  • Barrel inspection & honing techniques.
  • Inlet & exhaust valve inspection, removal and replacement. Lapping techniques.
  • Fuel injector strip down, inspection, cleaning methods, re-assembly and adjustment technique
  • Fuel pump strip down, inspection, cleaning, re-assembly
  • Crankshaft, camshaft, fuel pump – reassembly critical points.
  • Running adjustments. Use of tachometer
  • Power output measurements using Prony brake


  • Small Diesel Engine technician training certificate establishing the legal competent person status of the technician to work on diesel engines of this type
  • All student training Manuals used during the course + online access to the ScubaEngineer.com technician database.
  • All spare parts & consumables used during the course.
  • Free Tea/Coffee and high speed Wi-Fi internet access at the training center.


  • None

Key Benefits

  • Enables the diesel owner to carry out timely repair / maintenance to their own diesel engine when operating in remote locations.
  • Prevents costly damage to the diesel engine and operator injury due to lack of training or proper maintenance

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Training Center Information


Capabilities of Easytek Engineering Services Co Ltd., as an Engineering Training Provider

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Easytek Engineering Services Co Ltd., together with STATS in the United Kingdom have provided a unique service to Commercial Diving Companies, Military Diving Teams, Government Inspectors, Recreational Dive Centres, SCBA, ELSA, HEED Life Support Technicians, High Pressure Cylinder Inspectors, and other Dive Industry Professionals internationally for more than 20 years drawing on the wide experience of its principal staff. Principle capabilities include:

  • Divers and other SCBA life support equipment maintenance – regulators, compressors, cylinders, rebreathers, hydrostatic test equipment design, NDT analysis
  • Commercial diving, & Maritime consultancy. Dive incident investigation & expert witness testimony
  • Custom Decompression methodology for 1,000ft Trimix diving.
  • Approved engineering training. International recognised certification in Trimix Decompression diving, sunken vessel survey, underwater artifact & body recovery.
  • Repair, servicing & testing traceable to National standards. Design, Manufacture and sales of custom tools, adapters and test equipment for Divers life support equipment servicing and other critical high pressure applications.

Easytek has the most modern divers life support equipment service center and mixed gas production system in Thailand. All mixed gases can be pumped to 350bar via in house Haskell booster pumps powered by twin Bauer Compressors feeding a 90,000Liter air bank. Easytek carries out hydrostatic tests in house to 650bar/10,000psi to US DOT standards, European EC, British BS and Thai standards supplemented by the very latest NDT eddy current testing to detect metallurgical failure aluminium alloy high pressure gas cylinders.

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