Dana expands training academy

Oct. 14, 2019
Two modules have been added to the training academy, covering content for Spicer drive axles.

Dana Incorporated announced the expansion of its training academy, which will now include two new modules covering component identification, maintenance, and lubrication for Spicer drive axles.

The new modules demonstrate Dana’s commitment to furthering component knowledge, functionality, and maintenance for both new and experienced technicians. Additional drive axle modules will be launched in November and December of this year and will cover power flow and operation and failure analysis.

“As our Spicer driveline technologies continually advance to meet the needs of today’s commercial vehicles, it is imperative that we provide the educational resources to equip the technician community to keep vehicles operating safely and efficiently,” said Mark Wallace, president of Dana Commercial Vehicle Driveline Technologies. “Technicians have a critically important job, and Dana is passionate about providing the necessary tools and information to help technicians masterfully maintain the products we provide.”

Dana’s training academy is a learning management system that helps users better understand the company’s products through interactive slideshows and videos. The new modules are composed of short, informative chapters for convenient and practical learning, including:

Component identification:

  • Drive axle configurations
  • Forward carrier component identification
  • Drive axle housing component identification

Maintenance and lubrication:

  • Lubrication level maintenance
  • Weeps and leaks
  • Lubrication failures
  • Wheel-end maintenance
  • Wheel-end failures

Each course is followed by a brief quiz to aid in content retention and to enhance the learning experience. A personalized certificate of completion is available for download and printing upon conclusion of a module.

The new drive axle training modules are immediately available at dana.com/commercial-vehicles/training. Featuring a mobile-ready, responsive design for optimized performance, the training academy is available on any web-enabled device, platform, or browser.

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