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An online engine training course. Developed by world leading engineering specialists, covering the key components & systems of internal combustion engines. CLICK HERE for a free trial.

How engines work! If you work in the automotive industry and would like to know the fundamentals of an internal combustion engine and bridge your knowledge gap then this brand new online engine training course is perfect for you. Simply click on the video below to see a snapshot of the content that will ensure you know exactly how engines work and the key components, systems and differences between gasoline and Diesel:

Online Engine Training from Ricardo that provides the perfect learning environment to find out how engines work:

The Basics of Internal Combustion Engines – Online Training Course

In this digital audio-led online engine training course, Ricardo covers the key components and systems of internal combustion engines which are:

  • How Intermittent Combustion Engines Work
  • Engine Systems
  • Intake & Exhaust
  • Fuel & Ignition
  • Pressure Containment
  • Power Conversion
  • Emissions Control
  • Lubrication & Cooling
  • Auxiliary Devices
  • Summary
  • Question & Answer Session

This online engine training course compliments our classroom style training courses based at our Technical Centers around the world. This online engine training course is ideal for anyone looking to gain a basic understanding of how an internal combustion engine works. This online engine training course has been specifically developed for people who work in the automotive industry and do not have a engineering background. This would include the following roles:

  • Marketing & Sales
  • Project Manager
  • Purchasing / Procurement
  • Scientists
  • Chemists
  • Financial analysts
  • Technicians
  • HR
  • Legal

This online engine training course is approximately one hour long and is split into 11 sections. The final section provides a summary and quiz on how engines work.

What’s Included in this Online Engine Training:

  • 60 days of a single user access (from date of purchase)
  • Course duration approximately 1 hour long

Ricardo Knowledge can offer site wide eLearning solutions. Please email your enquiries to stating:

  • How many people at your site
  • Number of people to access training
  • Contact information

Ricardo Classroom Based Training Courses:

If you wish to speak someone directly, please call Mandie Williams on +44(0)1273 794021

To find out more about Ricardo, please visit the official site

Minimum Equipment Requirements

  • Windows XP (SP3), Windows 7 (SP1) or Windows 8
  • Pentium Core2Duo; 2Gb RAM
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0+
  • Adobe Flash player 10+
  • All browsers will need to be JavaScript enabled
  • Recommended screen resolution at least 1366px x 768px

About Ricardo eLearning

Ricardo eLearning courses are digitally delivered using a combination of voice, video and interactive tools providing users with a professional way to receive online training. Users are expected to complete the course in one session which will take approximately 1 hour in duration.  Users can repeat the course as many times as they wish, over the 60 day subscription period.

If you have any further questions on this online engine training course then please do not hesitate to contact the Ricardo Knowledge training team direct:

Mandie Williams, +44(0)1273 794021,
Donna Wild, +44(0)1273 794632,