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Curriculum

New C.E.I.E.P. Curriculum

Year #1

1. SAFETY - 24 Hrs.

  • 1.1  – Personal Protective Equipment
  • 1.2  – Asbestos and Synthetic Mineral Fibres
  • 1.3  – Hand and Power Tool Safety
  • 1.4  – Hoistway and Machine Room Hazards
  • 1.5  – Electrical Safety
  • 1.6  – Babbitting Safety
  • 1.7  – Oxy-Acetylene Equipment Safety
  • 1.8  – Define the fundamentals of environmental hazards
  • 1.9  – Define the fundamentals of material handling
  • 1.10 – Describe the safety issues relating to substance abuse
  • 1.11 – Describe the role of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board
  • 1.12 – Describe the workplace Fire Safety and Prevention Requirements
  • 1.13 – Define the essential workplace housekeeping procedures
  • 1.14 – Describe the types and applications of effective communication
  • 1.15 – Identify reporting procedures for accidents and unsafe working conditions
  • 1.16 – Describe the public safety requirements for the workplace

2. INTRODUCTION TO ELEVATING DEVICES and APPLICABLE CODES - 25 Hrs.

  • 2.1  – History and Terminology of Vertical Transportation
  • 2.2  – Acts, Regulations, Standards and Codes
  • 2.3  – Introductory information of the development of Codes and Standards for the ASME A.17.1/C.S.A. B44 Code Book
  • 2.4 – History of the harmonized North American Elevator Code system
  • 2.5 – Format of Standards and Conventions used for Codes
  • 2.6 – Perform the Procedure to access information from the ASME A17.1/C.S.A. B44 Code Book

3. LADDERS AND SCAFFOLDING - 6 Hrs.

  • 3.1 – Fundamentals of Using Ladders
  • 3.2 – Fundamentals of Using Scaffolding

4. RIGGING AND HOISTING - 12 Hrs.

  • 4.1  – Fundamentals and Operating Principles of Rigging and Hoisting Equipment
  • 4.2 – Construction Features and Application of Rigging and Hoisting Equipment
  • 4.3 – Safe Use of Rigging and Hoisting Equipment
  • 4.4 – Fundamentals of Hardware for Hoisting Equipment

5. MECHANICAL PRINT READING - 16 Hrs.

  • 5.1  – Architectural and Structural Prints
  • 5.2 – Elevating Device Layout Prints
  • 5.3 – Elevating Devices Mechanical Print Reading
  • 5.4 – Key Elements of Architectural and Structural Prints

6. ESCALATORS, MOVING WALKS AND CART CONVEYORS INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE - 26 Hrs.

  • 6.1  – Fundamentals of Escalators and Moving Walks
  • 6.2 – Operating Principles and Safety Considerations of Escalators and Moving Walks
  • 6.3 – Fundamentals of Preparing for Installation/Construction of Escalators and Moving Walks
  • 6.4 – Fundamentals of Installation/Construction Methods of Escalators and Moving Walks
  • 6.5 – Fundamentals of Adjusting, Testing and Completion of Escalator and Moving Walk Installations
  • 6.6 – Safe Maintenance Procedures for Escalators and Moving Walks
  • 6.7 – Maintenance Examinations of Escalators and Moving Walks
  • 6.8 – Fundamentals of Cart Conveyors

7. BASIC HYDRAULIC PRINCIPLES - 18 Hrs.

  • 7.1  – Fundamentals and Types of Hydraulic Systems
  • 7.2 – Construction Features and Applications of Elevator Hydraulic Pumping Systems and Components
  • 7.3 – Construction Features and Applications of Elevator Hydraulic Distribution Systems and Components
  • 7.4 – Construction Features and Applications of Elevator Hydraulic Jacking Systems and Components

8. TRACTION AND HYDRAULIC ELEVATOR INSTALLATION - 81 Hrs.

  • 8.1  – Site Planning
  • 8.2  – Hoistway Plumbing
  • 8.3  – Brackets and Guide Rails
  • 8.4  – Machine Room Equipment
  • 8.5  – Introduction to Cutting and Welding
  • 8.6  – Pit Structures
  • 8.7  – Car Assemblies, Counterweight Assemblies and Wire Rope
  • 8.8  – Door Frames, Hoistway Doors and Lock Assemblies
  • 8.9  – Duct Risers, Conduit, Wiring and Hoistway Switches
  • 8.10 – Car Cab Assemblies and Travelling Cables
  • 8.11 – Start-Up Procedures and Special Emergency Service
  • 8.12 – Preparing for Inspection and Testing

Year #2

9. BASIC ELECTRICITY - 48 Hrs.

  • 9.1 – Fundamentals of Basic Mathematics
  • 9.2 – Electricity and its Relation to the Structure of Matter
  • 9.3 – Direct Current Electrical Circuits
  • 9.4 – Voltage, Current, and Resistance Measurements

10. ALTERNATING CURRENT, MAGNETISM AND TRANSFORMERS - 44 Hrs.

  • 10.1 –  Fundamentals of Permanent Magnetism
  • 10.2 – Fundamentals of Electromagnetism
  • 10.3 – Fundamentals of Alternating Current
  • 10.4 – Fundamentals of Inductance
  • 10.5 – Fundamentals of Capacitance
  • 10.6 – Fundamentals of Impedance
  • 10.7 – Fundamentals of Electrical Transformers

11. SOLID STATE ELECTRONICS - 72 Hrs.

  • 11.1 – Semiconductor Diodes
  • 11.2 – Transistors
  • 11.3 – Thyristors
  • 11.4 – Integrated Circuits
  • 11.5 – Power Supplies
  • 11.6 – Numbering Systems and Logic Gates
  • 11.7 – Digital Electronics

12. INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY FOR ELEVATING DEVICES - 28 Hrs.

  • 12.1 – Electrical Systems Control Devices
  • 12.2 – Electromechanical Control Devices
  • 12.3 – Industrial Computer Control Systems

Year #3

13. AC & DC Motor Principles for Elevating Devices - 44 Hrs.

  • 13.1 – Motor Principles
  • 13.2 – Generator Principles
  • 13.3 – Direct Current Motors
  • 13.4 – Three Phase AC Motors
  • 13.5 – Single Phase AC Motors
  • 13.6 – AC Motor Drives
  • 13.7 – Motor Selection
  • 13.8 – Motor Installation
  • 13.9 – Motor Maintenance and Troubleshooting

14. MOTOR STARTING - 40 Hrs.

  • 14.1 – Motor Starting
  • 14.2 – Motor Reversing and Jogging
  • 14.3 – AC Motor Winding Configuration
  • 14.4 – AC Motor Drive Fundamentals
  • 14.5 – Drive Installation and Programming Parameters
  • 14.6 – DC Motor Drive Fundamentals
  • 14.7 – Setup, Programming and Troubleshooting Required for Elevator AC Drives

15. CIRCUIT TRACING - 44 Hrs.

  • 15.1 – Fundamentals of Circuit Tracing
  • 15.2 – Elevating Devices System Control Circuit Tracing

16. TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURES - 64 Hrs.

  • 16.1 – Electrical/Electronic Diagnostic Test Equipment
  • 16.2 – Troubleshooting Procedures

Year #4

17. MECHANICAL WORK PRACTICES - 48 Hrs.

  • 17.1 – Fundamentals of Mechanical Print Reading, Associated Mathematics and Science
  • 17.2 – Fundamentals of Power Transmission Components
  • 17.3 – Fundamentals of Bearings and Seals
  • 17.4 – Fundamentals of Precision and Test Measurements
  • 17.5 – Fundamentals of Materials and Fastening Technology
  • 17.6 – Fundamentals of Lubrication

18. LIFTS FOR PERSONS WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES - 21 Hrs.

  • 18.1 – Fundamentals of Stair Chair Lifts for Persons with Physical Disabilities
  • 18.2 – Fundamentals of Wheel Chair Platform Lifts for Persons with Physical Disabilities
  • 18.3 – Fundamentals of Unenclosed Vertical Platform Lifts for Persons with Physical Disabilities
  • 18.4 – Fundamentals of Enclosed Vertical Platform Lifts for Persons with Physical Disabilities

19. MANLIFTS, PERSONNEL HOISTS AND MATERIAL HOISTS - 8 Hrs.

  • 19.1 – Manlifts
  • 19.2 – Personnel Hoists
  • 19.3 – Material Hoists

20. MODERNIZATION / ALTERATIONS - 15 Hrs.

  • 20.1 – Relevant Information Pertaining to Modernization and Alteration of Elevating Devices
  • 20.2 – Fundamentals of Performing a Modernization or Alteration in an Occupied Building

21. CSA B44 Maintenance - 15 Hrs.

  • 21.1 – CSA B44 Maintenance Requirements
  • 21.2 – CSA B44 Inspection and Test Procedures
  • 21.3 – CSA B44 Inspection and Test Frequencies

22. GENERAL PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE - 15 Hrs.

  • 22.1 – Public Safety
  • 22.2 – Liability Concerns
  • 22.3 – Preventive Maintenance Practice

23. ELEVATOR MACHINE ROOM EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE - 39 Hrs.

  • 23.1 – Safety Requirements when Working Around Moving Equipment
  • 23.2 – Maintenance Requirements for Motor Generators
  • 23.3 – Maintenance Requirements for Drive Machines
  • 23.4 – Maintenance Requirements for Sheaves and Drums
  • 23.5 – Maintenance Requirements for Machine Breaks
  • 23.6 – Maintenance Requirements for Overspeed and Uncontrolled Motion Safety Devices
  • 23.7 – Maintenance Requirements for Control Equipment
  • 23.8 – Maintenance Requirements for Wire Rope
  • 23.9 – Testing Procedures for Hydraulic Systems

24. Elevator Car Equipment Maintenance - 12 Hrs.

  • 24.1 – Maintenance Procedures for Elevator Car Doors and Gates
  • 24.2 – Maintenance Procedure for Elevating Enclosures
  • 24.3 – Maintenance Procedure for Elevating Car Tops
  • 24.4 – Maintenance Procedure for Elevator Car Bottoms
  • 24.5 – Maintenance Procedure for Elevator Car Safeties

25. ELEVATOR HOISTWAY AND PIT EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE - 15 Hrs.

  • 25.1 – Safety Requirements for Performing Maintenance in Hoistways
  • 25.2 – Maintenance Procedures for Elevator Hoistway Door Equipment
  • 25.3 – Maintenance Procedures for Elevator Hoistway Counterweight Assembly
  • 25.4 – Maintenance Procedures for Elevator Hoistway Vanes and Switches
  • 25.5 – Maintenance Procedures for Elevator Hoistway Counter Balance Ratio
  • 25.6 – Inspection Procedures for Elevator Hoistway Wire Rope
  • 25.7 – Maintenance Procedures for Elevator Hoistway Travelling Cable
  • 25.8 – Maintenance Procedures for Elevator Hoistway Sheaves
  • 25.9 – Maintenance Procedures for Elevator Hoistway Pit Equipment