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MAN PrimeServ Academy in Saint-Nazaire, France

Saint-Nazaire academy is the product academy for all S.E.M.T. Pielstick engines. It offers theoretical, hands-on, on-site, and remote live training on all S.E.M.T. Pielstick engines, MAN 48/60 & 51/60 engines, turbochargers, and automation systems.

Our instructors conduct catalog courses and develop tailored ones to meet specific customer requests. Our academy, with nearly 40 years of experience offers modern facilities with up to date multimedia equipment as well as a spacious shop floor for hands-on on real size engines and turbochargers. Participants could also visit the production and assembly facilities of MAN Energy Solutions France. On-site training courses can also be implemented at our customers' locations all over the world.

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5,79/6 Trainees satisfaction rate in 2023

SONABEL customer experience

SONABEL’s teams have participated in power plant operation and maintenance training. This training allowed them to bring their diesel engine and auxiliaries operations know-how to the next level in order to run their five power plants located in Burkina Faso.

Engine types: MAN 48/60, 28/32 engines, and Pielstick PC2.5, PA6 engines.

Three main training capabilities

MAN ES Saint Nazaire

Four-stroke engines and systems


  • PA4
  • PA6
  • PC2.5
  • PC2.6
  • PC4
  • V48-60B
  • V51-60DF


  • Control systems fundamental
  • Pielstick & Woodward speed governor fundamental
  • Emergency Gensets safety 


  • TCA turbocharger standard maintenance 

Power generation

  • Operation and maintenance

  • Operation simulator

  • Unit operation and maintenance

Training equipment


  • V-48-60B
  • PA6
  • PA4
  • PC2.5


  • NA29
  • NA32
  • TCA55
  • NA57
MAN Power plant simulator for operation Engine room and auxiliaries simulator for operation

Our certifications

MAN Energy Solutions France is a certified training organization, for this reason, you are eligible for incurring training costs by your french OPCO

Certifications Saint Nazaire

Special services

  • Assistance with hotel accommodation, shuttle and taxi service
  • Special rates on local hotels
  • Personal safety equipment
  • Up to date course materials
  • Invitation letter to embassy



Accessible to disabled persons

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How to find us

By clicking on the “View larger map” in the map picture to the right, you can use Google maps to see the exact location of the academy.

If you travel by plane:

  • from Paris: Paris airport
  • from Nantes: Nantes Atlantique airport

If you travel by train:

  • from Paris: Take the TGV from Paris (Montparnasse railway station) to Saint-Nazaire
  • from Nantes: take the TGV or TER to Saint-Nazaire

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PrimeServ Academy Saint-Nazaire
MAN Energy Solutions France
8, Avenue Antoine Bourdelle
BP 427
44615 Saint-Nazaire Cedex

Téléphone : +33 24090 6515
Fax : +33 23090 6550

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