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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  – Other Elevating Devices
  • 2.3  – Acts, Regulations, Standards and Codes

3. MECHANICAL PRINT READING - 15 Hrs.

  • 3.1  – Architectural/Structural Prints
  • 3.2  – Elevating Device Layout Prints
  • 3.3  – Elevating Devices Mechanical Print Reading

4. LADDER, SCAFFOLDING AND WORK PLATFORMS - 10 Hrs

  • 4.1  – Use of Ladders
  • 4.2  – Use of Scaffolding
  • 4.3  – Use of work Platforms

5. RIGGING AND HOISTING - 12 Hrs.

  • 5.1  – Types of Rigging and Hoisting Equipment
  • 5.2  – Application of Rigging and Hoisting equipment
  • 5.3  – Operating Principles of Rigging and Hoisting Equipment
  • 5.4  – Safe use of Rigging and Hoisting equipment
  • 5.5  – Hardware and Hoisting Equipment

6. INTRODUCTION TO B44 CODE BOOK - 6 Hrs.

  • 6.1  – Codes and Standards
  • 6.2  – North American Elevator Code system
  • 6.3  – Format for Standards and Conventions
  • 6.4  – Access information from CSA B44 Code Book

7. MECHANICAL PRACTICES - 30 Hrs.

  • 7.1  – Print reading, Mathematics and Science
  • 7.2  – Power Transmissions
  • 7.3  – Bearings and Seals
  • 7.4  – Precision Measurements
  • 7.5  – Materials and Fastening Devices
  • 7.6  – Lubrication
  • 7.7  – Test Instruments

8. TRACTION ELEVATOR INSTALLATION - 78 Hrs.

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

Year #2

9. BASIC HYDRAULICS - 9 Hrs.

  • 9. BASIC HYDRAULICS – 9 Hrs.
  • 9.1  – Types of Hydraulic systems
  • 9.2  – Application of Hydraulic systems
  • 9.3  – Operating principles of Hydraulic systems

10. ELEVATOR HYDRAULIC SYSTEMS - 36 Hrs.

  • 10.1 –  Pumping system
  • 10.2 –  Jacking systems
  • 10.3 –  Operating principles
  • 10.4 –  Testing and Troubleshooting
  • 10.5 –  Adjustment procedures

11. HYDRAULIC ELEVATOR INSTALLATION - 21 Hrs.

  • 11.1 – Overview of Hydraulic Elevator Installation process
  • 11.2 – Installation of Jack Units
  • 11.3 – Installation of Oil Lines
  • 11.4 – Installation of Pumping Unit
  • 11.5 – Adjusting Control Valve
  • 11.6 – Establishing Working Pressure & Relief Valve Tests
  • 11.7 – Completing Field Test and Data Reports
  • 11.8 – Performing Tests for Inspection

12. BASIC ELECTRICITY - 60 Hrs.

  • 12.1 – Review Basic Mathematics
  • 12.2 – Electricity Related to Structure of Matter
  • 12.3 – Direct Current Electrical Circuits
  • 12.4 – Alternating Current Electrical Circuits
  • 12.5 – Voltage, Current and Resistance Measurements
  • 12.6 – Define Principles of Permanent Magnetism
  • 12.7 – Define Principles of Electromagnetism

13. INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY FOR ELEVATING DEVICES - 54 Hrs.

  • 13.1 – Electrical System Control Devices
  • 13.2 – Electrical Transformers
  • 13.3 – Electrical Distribution and Control Devices
  • 13.4 – Electrical Schematic Diagrams
  • 13.5 – Electrical Circuit Conductors, Wiring Devices and Methods

Year #3

14. MOTORS, GENERATORS, CONTROLS AND AC DRIVES - 57 Hrs.

  • 14.1 – Generator Principles
  • 14.2 – Motor Principles
  • 14.3 – DC Generators and Motors
  • 14.4 – AC Motors, Drives and Controls

15. SOLID STATE ELECTRONICS - 69 Hrs.

  • 15.1 – Electronic Fundamentals
  • 15.2 – Diodes
  • 15.3 – Transistors
  • 15.4 – Thyristors
  • 15.5 – Analogue Integrated Circuits
  • 15.6 – Power Supplies and Operational Amplifiers
  • 15.7 – Digital Systems

16. CIRCUIT TRACING - 74 Hrs.

  • 16.1 – Fundamentals of Circuit Tracing
  • 16.2 – Elevating Devices System Control Circuit Tracing
  • 16.3 – Electrical/Electronic Test Equipment
  • 16.4 – Troubleshooting Procedures

Year #4

17. ESCALATORS AND MOVING WALKS INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE - 24 Hrs.

  • 17.1 – Fundamentals of Escalators and Moving Walks
  • 17.2 – Escalator Safety
  • 17.3 – Preparing for Installation
  • 17.4 – Installation Methods
  • 17.5 – Adjusting, Testing and Completion of Installation
  • 17.6 – Safe Maintenance Procedures
  • 17.7 – Maintenance Examinations

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

  • 18.1 – Introductory Fundamentals of Lifts
  • 18.2 – Describe Construction Features
  • 18.3 – Explain Operating Procedures
  • 18.4 – Describe Installation and Construction Procedures
  • 18.5 – Describe Inspection and Testing Procedures

19. GENERAL PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE - 15 Hrs

  • 19.1 – Public Safety
  • 19.2 – Liability Concerns
  • 19.3 – Preventive Maintenance Practice

20. CSA-B44 SECTION C.8.6.12 AND APPENDIX J - 15 Hrs.

  • 20.1 – Maintenance Requirements
  • 20.2 – Appendix J Procedures
  • 20.3 – Appendix J Examinations and Tests

21. ELEVATOR MACHINE ROOM EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE - 39 Hrs.

  • 21.1 – Machine Room Safety
  • 21.2 – Motors and Generators Maintenance
  • 21.3 – Drive Machine Maintenance
  • 21.4 – Sheaves and Drums Maintenance
  • 21.5 – Machine Brakes Maintenance
  • 21.6 – Machine Room Safety Devices Maintenance
  • 21.7 – Control Equipment Maintenance
  • 21.8- Wire Rope Maintenance
  • 21.9 – Pressure Test Hydraulic Systems

22. ELEVATOR CAR EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE - 12 Hrs.

  • 22-1 – Car Doors and Gates
  • 22-2 – Interior of Car Enclosures
  • 22-3 – Car Tops
  • 22-4 – Car Bottoms
  • 22-5 – Car Safeties

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

  • 23-1 – Safety Equipment
  • 23.2  – Door Equipment
  • 23.3 – Counterweight Assembly
  • 23.4 – Vanes and Switches
  • 23.5 – Counter Balance Ratio
  • 23.6  – Governor Rope
  • 23.7 – Traveling Cable Suspension
  • 23.8 – Car Top Clearances
  • 23.9 – Pit Equipment Maintenance

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

  • 24.1 – Manlifts
  • 24.2 – Personnel hoists
  • 24.3 – Material hoists

25. MODERNIZATION/ALTERATIONS - 15 Hrs.

  • 25.1 – Modernization/Alterations of Elevating Devices
  • 25.2 – Modernization/Alterations in an Occupied Building