Arkansas 8 Hour Elevator Technology and Code CEU Package

$145.00

8 Hour Course

Course ID: N/A

Approved By: Approved By: Arkansas Dept. of Labor, Elevator Safety Division


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This 8 hour package is designed for Elevator Mechanics to complete their CEU requirements entirely online and covers topics of elevator technology and elevator code. 

Firstly, this course presents a survey of some of the latest developments in elevator technology {with a glance to the future}, giving special emphasis on how these developments affect working elevator contractors and technicians. The class is presented in seven lessons:

  • An overview of elevator technology history and trends
  • ASME A17.6-2010 & Aramid Fiber Ropes
  • Green Elevators
  • High-Tech Enhancements to Maintenance Procedures & to the Passenger Experience
  • The ASME A17.4-1999 Guide for Emergency Personnel
  • Changes to the 2017 NEC Article 620

Second, this course draws from the deliberations of ASME Technical Committees and concerns expressed by industry experts. this class discusses the reasons behind every significant change to ASME A17.1-2010, the Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, and how these changes affect working elevator contractors and technicians. Topics covered are intended to provide continuing education on:

  • General requirement changes in Part 8, including security, engineering & suspension member tests, earthquake protection, maintenance repair & replacement protocols, examination after shutdown, rules on alterations & inspection protocols.

  • The resources available in referenced codes & standards, Appendices, and Tables

  • Upcoming revisions to A17.1 on buffers, earthquake devices, variable speed controllers & many other areas of rapid change

  • Elevator Technology
    • Elevator Technology [7 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction to Class on Elevator Technology
      • 02. Aramid Fiber Ropes
      • 03. Green Elevators
      • 04. High-Tech Enhancements to Passenger Experience, Maintenance, and Design
      • 05. Technology and the ASME A17.4 Guide for Emergency Personnel
      • 06. 2017 National Electric Code Changes to Chapter 6 - Special Equipment; Article 620 Elevators, Dumbwaiters, Escalators, Moving Walks, Platform Lifts, and Stairway Chairlifts
      • 07. Changing Accessibility Regulations and Technologies - Pool Lifts
  • Changes to ASME A17.1-2010
    • Changes to ASME A17.1-2010 Parts 8 and 9, Appendices & A Look Ahead [5 Activities]
      • 01. Changes to ASME A17.1-2010, Parts 8 and 9, Appendices & A Look Ahead
      • 02. Changes to ASME A17.1-2010 Part 8 General Requirements {Requirements 8.1 through 8.6.1}
      • 03. Changes to ASME A17.1-2010 Part 8 - General Requirements {Requirements 8.6.3 through 8.9}
      • 04. Changes to ASME A17.1-2010 Part 8 {Requirements 8.10 & 8.11}; Part 9 & Appendices
      • 05. Preview of ASME A17.1-2013, ASME A17.1-2016, and ASME A17.1-2019
  • Course Completion
    • Mandatory Questionnaire
    • Certificate of Completion - Arkansas 4 Hour Elevator Technology Course
    • Certificate of Completion - Arkansas 4 Hour Elevator Safety Code Course 3

Instructor Bio


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Darren DeJoy’s code knowledge, skill with customer relations, and ability to find ideal solutions for code compliance at a reasonable cost has made him a leader in this field. His experience includes:
Helper for new construction and repair at S & N Elevator Company,
19 years with Westinghouse Elevator Corp. as elevator construction and repair mechanic as well as running a service route for many years.
Seven years with Minnesota Elevator Inc. as an Elevator Modernization Sales Engineer (where his co-workers dubbed him the “Elevator Code Guru,” to recognize his expertise and willingness to help anyone who may have questions on elevator code).
Five years with All City Elevator, Inc., in modernization, new construction sales, consulting & project management.
Became a QEI and served as a State Elevator Inspector.
Member of 12-person Minnesota Elevator Advisory Committee during review and recommendations for adoption of ASME A17.1-2004-05 and 2010 Elevator Safety Code. He has also written some of the Minnesota provisions in Chapter 1307, the administrative rules that amend and adopt ASME A17.1.
Darren founded ESTEP (Elevator Safety Training for Emergency Personnel) in 2001 and continues to provides trainings he developed based on the ASME A17.4-1999 “Guide for Emergency Personnel”for firefighters and first responders in elevator rescue and the use of Phase I and Phase II fire recall throughout the state.
In 2009, Darren helped reassemble the “Elevator Association of Minnesota” and is currently the chairman of the EAM’s code committee.
Beginning in 2017, Darren teamed up with Gregory Gerhing to form Elevator Technical Consulting, Inc., an elevator consulting firm based out of Minneapolis. Darren and Greg rely on 80 years, combined, of experience to provide expertise and guidance for clients in almost all aspects of the industry.