Western is committed to providing valuable services to our members that include training, education, financial and consulting services along with partner programs that fit your business.

Dealer Training, Education and Consulting

The Dealer Institute is a comprehensive education, training, and consulting initiative, providing an array of services including: curriculum based courses, webinars, online campus, full scale consulting services and onsite installation programs. The Dealer Institute provides solutions and resources for growing your business and people, and improving operational and financial efficiencies. You now have access to a variety of affordable training programs and consulting services that can be delivered in a way that works best for you.

Financial Services

Equipment Dealers Consulting has provided more than just CPA Services to dealers for over 60 years. From Industry expertise to revenue growth to tax-savings advice, Equipment Dealer Consulting is your long-term strategic partner that knows your business -inside and out. Financial services provided are: Certified Audits, Reviews and Compilations, Valuation for Estate Tax Purposes, Valuation for Mergers and Acquisitions, Income Tax Preparation/Consultation (Business and/or Individual), 401K Audits, Valuation of Goodwill and General Accounting.

Products & Services

Review all the valuable products and services provided by the association. From ordering forms and tags to signing up for our monthly webinars our goal is to bring beneficial products and services to our members.

Legal & Business Forms, Agreements & Manuals

Apart of our list of valuable services are sample forms, agreements, and manuals. Many of our forms and samples are free with a few versions that are for purchase only. See our products and services page for items for purchase or contact the association office.

Technician Training Programs

The demand for service technicians continues to grow. OSU Institute of Technology offers the leading industrial and farm equipment degree program sponsored by the Western Equipment Dealers Association. The purpose of the program is to upgrade the technical competency and professional level of incoming industrial and farm equipment service technicians. Western has collaborated with OSU to promote and provide programs to fill the high demand for service technicians in the ag industry.

Apprenticeship (CDN)

An apprenticeship allows students to apply, in a real-world setting, what they have learned during the previous classroom/lab sessions. In addition, students become familiar with the dealership environment, its organizational structure and the competencies that are expected. From the service bay to the sales desk, from customer service to operations, an Agricultural Apprenticeship program will provide the training necessary to help students learn more about their career options while gaining employment access to an industry leaders.