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Combico UK, our specialist training division, provides practical and tailored Rational training for commercial catering engineers. First Choice Group is the UK’s largest supplier of Rational spare parts.

Combico UK offers comprehensive training packages that provide the best available technical insight into cooking appliances manufactured by Rational. Engineers can learn on the latest Rational equipment in a relaxed and comfortable environment, using the manufacturer’s latest technology.

Combico UK has developed a unique partnership with this manufacturer to become an appointed Service Training and Spares Partner. This is underlined by its appointment as the UK’s approved National Technical Training Centre for service technicians.

On successful completion of their Rational training engineers receive documentation or certification of competence. They will also have access to the First Choice Group online parts database, technical documents and dedicated support from our technical training team.

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Combico UK has built a unique partnership with Rational AG over many years. We are now an appointed Service Training and Spares Partner for the manufacturing giant.

Courses focus on both the installation and maintenance of Rational’s range of combination ovens and are held throughout the year (often twice a month). Training can be tailored to suit your individual needs.

Rational SCC WE Training

This is a three-day course which provides the best technical insight into these sophisticated cooking appliances. Training can be tailored to suit the individual needs of an engineer. The course covers routine maintenance and fault finding for both gas and electric appliances.

Rational Professional Update Training

This course is a 1 day training course designed for engineers who have previously attended a full basic training on Rational SCCWE or 5 Senses, and who are wishing to update their technical knowledge and skills on Rational (confirmation of prior training will be required). The course will give a refresher training for diagnostic tools and function test plus an update of recent technical modifications and equipment.

Ring 01543 460385 or email: martin.dagnall@firstchoice-cs.co.uk or simon.groucutt@firstchoice-cs.co.uk for details or click on the link below.


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