MN 8 Hour Limited Elevator Constructor Package

$165.00

8 Hour Course

Course ID: 20180144, 20180141

Approved By: Minnesota DLI


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This package will provide the full 8 hours needed by Limited Master and Journeyman Elevator Constructors to renew their license. It covers changes to the elevator code and the 2017 NEC.

The topics covered include:

  • An overview of the Elevator Code.
  • Changes to ASME A17.1-2010 Part 1, including every new or revised definition for the 2010 edition
  • Changes to A17.1-2010 Part 2 (Electric Elevators), including elevator pit design, vertical clearances, top of car clearance, machine and control rooms/spaces, hoistway protection, locking devices, access switches, door requirements, detection of objects & absence of detection means, sequence operation, vertical biparting doors, car enclosures, top-of-car railings, illumination, emergency brakes, speed governors, overspeed & unintended car movement protection, & freight elevator capacity & signage
  • Changes to A17.1-2010 Part 2 (continued), including some of the most rapidly changing requirements in A17.1 related to suspension means {including safety factors, minimum number and dimensions, fastening methods, data, monitoring, damage & protection against damage}, driving machines, sheaves & drums, terminal stopping devices, operating devices and control equipment, emergency operation and signaling devices, FEO operation & the revised emergency pictographs
  • Article 300 - General Requirements for Wiring Methods and Materials, including provisions on conductors, insulated fittings, number & size of conductors in raceway and avoiding heat by induction, supporting requirements, and fire resistance.
  • Articles 310, 312, and 314, including permitted uses of various cables, ampacities, raceways & cables on rooftops, cabinets, circuit boxes, luminaire boxes, calculating box size, meter socket enclosures, outlet device & junction boxes, conduit bodies, and fittings & handhole enclosures.
  • Articles 320 to 386 numerous aspects of the later stages of electric wire installation, including securing and supporting, power and control tray cable, arranging cable in auxiliary gutters, and key requirements for metal & nonmetallic wireways.
  • Chapter 4 - Equipment for General Use - Articles 400, 406, 430 & 440; Chapter 9 & Annexes D and E, including provisions on flexible cords and cables, receptacles and plugs, installation requirements, wet locations, motors, motor circuits & controllers, disconnecting means, short-circuit rating. air conditioning and refrigerating equipment, and grounding and bonding of rooftop equipment.
  • 2015 Elevator Code Change
    • Elevator Code Change Part 1 [3 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction to Class on the 2015 Minnesota Elevator Code Changes to ASME A17.1-2010 Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators
      • 02. Changes to ASME A17.1 2010
      • 03. Changes to ASME A17.1 2010 Part 2 Electric Elevators {Requirements 2.7.3 through 2.12}
    • Incremental Exam #1 (10 questions)
    • Elevator Code Change Part 2 [2 Activities]
      • 01. Changes to ASME A17.1 2010 Part 2 Electric Elevators {Requirements 2.13 through 2.13.6}
      • 02. Changes to ASME A17.1 2010 Part 2 Electric Elevators {Requirements 2.14 through 2.19}
    • Incremental Exam #2 (10 questions)
    • Elevator Code Change Part 3 [2 Activities]
      • 01. Changes to ASME A17.1 2010 Part 2 Electric Elevators {Requirements 2.20 through 2.25}
      • 02. Changes to ASME A17.1 2010 Part 2 Electric Elevators {Requirements 2.26 through 2.28}
    • Incremental Exam #3 (10 questions)
    • Elevator Code Change Part 4 [2 Activities]
      • 01. Changes to ASME A17.1 2010 {Parts 3 through 5}
      • 02. Changes to ASME A17.1 2010
    • Incremental Exam #4 (10 questions)
    • Elevator Code Change Part 5 [2 Activities]
      • 01. Changes to ASME A17.1 2010 Part 8 General Requirements {Requirements 8.1 through 8.6.1}
      • 02. Changes to ASME A17.1 2010 Part 8 General Requirements {Requirements 8.6.3 through 8.9}
    • Incremental Exam #5 (10 questions)
    • Elevator Code Change Part 6 [2 Activities]
      • 01. Changes to ASME A17.1 2010 Part 8 {Requirements 8.10 & 8.11}; Part 9 & Appendices
      • 02. Preview of ASME A17.1 2013, ASME A17.1 2016, and ASME A17.1 2019
    • Incremental Exam #6 (10 questions)
  • 2017 NEC Chapter 3 and 4
    • 2017 NEC Part 1 [2 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction to Required Sections from the 2017 National Electrical Code, Chapters 3 and 4, for Minnesota Elevator Constructors
      • 02. Chapter 3 Wiring Methods and Materials
    • Chapter 3 and 4 Quiz #1 (10 questions)
    • 2017 NEC Part 2 [2 Activities]
      • 01. Chapter 3 Wiring Methods and Materials - Part 2
      • 02. Chapter 4 Equipment for General Use
    • Chapter 3 and 4 Quiz #2 (10 questions)
  • Course Completion
    • Mandatory MN DLI Questionnaire
    • Certificate of Completion: MN 6 Hour 2015 Elevator Code Change Course
    • Certificate of Completion: MN 2 Hour 2017 NEC Chapter 3 and 4

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.