providing Minnesota CE training for AJ, AM, EL, EM, PLT, SSI and RT/RE/RM
State CE Certified Classes  For the Power Limited Technician
A full-day of select CE classes for the licensed technician.
Online registration is for full day.  If you need to register for just a single class, call our office: 763.413.8217 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Any cancellations are subject to a service fee if received less than 1 week prior to class.
 
All Classes start Promptly at the scheduled time Due to MN State Regulations anyone 15 minutes late will not get credit for class.
 

YOU MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE ACCOUNT TO TAKE CLASSES AT APD.

8 CEU PLT CLASSES INCLUDE 2 CEU'S OF REQUIRED NEC CODE.

 

4 CEU Hours - 20160753 NEC Article 500; Classified Locations This Class is an overview of Hazardous or classified locations and the NEC requirements for installations. This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

2 CEU Hours - 20170329 Securing & Supporting 2017 Securing and supporting covers the rules for fastening cables and equipment in various environments. NEC Article 300.11 and the related articles in other articles are emphasized.  With the inspectors looking at our work, let us do it in a workmanlike manner.  This class meets the State requirement for 2 Code hours.

2 CEU Hours - 20180076 Basics Of Access Control Systems 2018  Design Layout, and installation as well as features, pluses, limitations and basic types will be covered. This class meets the State requirement for technical hours.

 

Event Date 12-04-2019 8:00 am
Event End Date 12-04-2019 4:30 pm
Capacity 16
Registered 5
Available place 11
Cut off date 11-30-2019
Individual Price $125.00
Instructor Dick Johnson
Location Alarm Product Distributors (APD)  (St. Paul, )

NOTE! – DO NOT REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT IF YOU ALREADY REGISTERED FOR OR HAVE TAKEN THE FOLLOWING OTHER EVENTS IN 2020 AS THEY ARE DUPLICATED;

MARCH 3 MOE'S/JUNE 2 MOE'S/AUGUST 4 MOE'S/DECEMBER 1MOE'S/JANUARY APD

INDIVIDUAL CLASS SECTIONS MAY DUPLICATE ON CERTAIN EVENTS – PLEASE BE SURE TO REVIEW THE CLASSES AND VERIFY YOU HAVE NOT DUPLICATED ANY INDIVIDUAL CLASS SECTIONS.

4 CEU Hours - 20170554 NEC Chapter 8 2017; This is an in depth review of Chapter 8 including Articles, 800  communications, 810, Antennae installation requirements, 820 Radio and Television Antennae’s, 830 Network powered broadband, and 840 Premise powered Broadband. This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

2 CEU Hours - 20180486 Low Voltage Wiring 2018; This Class is an overview of Voice, Data, Audio, and Video Installation best practices, primarily with a Business emphasis. This class meets the State requirement for technical hours.

2 CEU Hours –20160785 NEC Article 760 2017;  This class is all about Power limited fire alarm installations and, class 2, and Class 3 control and signaling circuits and installation practices that relate to PLFA and clear definitions of what is a Non-Power limited alarm system. This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

Event Date 01-08-2020 8:00 am
Event End Date 01-08-2020 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date 09-27-2019
Capacity 16
Registered 1
Available place 15
Cut off date 01-03-2020
Individual Price $125.00
Instructor Dave Ledo
Location Alarm Product Distributors (APD)  (St. Paul, )

NOTE! – DO NOT REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT IF YOU ALREADY REGISTERED FOR OR HAVE TAKEN THE FOLLOWING OTHER EVENTS IN 2020 AS THEY ARE DUPLICATED;

APRIL 7 MOE’S/SEPTEMBER 3 MOE’S/FEBRUARY APD/NOVEMBER APD

INDIVIDUAL CLASS SECTIONS MAY DUPLICATE ON CERTAIN EVENTS – PLEASE BE SURE TO REVIEW THE CLASSES AND VERIFY YOU HAVE NOT DUPLICATED ANY INDIVIDUAL CLASS SECTIONS. A KNOWN CONFLICT IS LISTED;

MN RULES 2017; APRIL 7 MOE’S/SEPTEMBER 3 MOE’S /MAY 7 MOE’S /OCTOBER 13 MOE’S/FEBRUARY APD/NOVEMBER APD/MARCH APD

(IF REGISTERING FOR MORE THAN ONE OR MORE OF THESE DATES, PLEASE NOTE DUPLICATION IN COMMENTS – WE CAN ARRANGE AN ALTERNATIVE SELF-STUDY CLASS SECTION FOR YOU.)

2 CE Hours - 20160739 NEC CODE CHANGES 2017 PART 2; A review of Chapters, and articles 760, through 840 of the 2017 code book that most apply to Power Limited Technicians as well as Registered Unlicensed Techs. This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

2 CEU Hours - 20170481 MN Rules 2017; An updated review of the Rules for Licensing and Inspection in Minnesota. Provides updated information on on-line renewal, CE requirements, and filing, deadline review and new fee schedules. This class meets the State requirement for Rules / Technical hours.

2 CEU Hours - 20170175 Fundamentals of Relays 2017; An in depth look at the use of relays for signaling, and control wiring. Applications apply to HVAC, Alarm, and Communications. Bring your ideas and problems to class and let us work on a solution. This class meets the State requirement for technical hours.

2 CEU Hours - 20170329 Securing & Supporting 2017; Securing and supporting covers the rules for fastening cables and equipment in various environments. NEC Article 300.11 and the related articles in other articles are emphasized.  With the inspectors looking at our work, let us do it in a workmanlike manner.  This class meets the State requirement for 2 Code hours.

Event Date 02-05-2020 8:00 am
Event End Date 02-05-2020 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date 10-01-2019
Capacity 16
Registered 0
Available place 16
Cut off date 01-31-2020 8:00 am
Individual Price $125.00
Instructors Dick Johnson Dave Ledo
Location Alarm Product Distributors (APD)  (St. Paul, )

NOTE! – DO NOT REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT IF YOU ALREADY REGISTERED FOR OR HAVE TAKEN THE FOLLOWING OTHER EVENTS IN 2020 AS THEY ARE DUPLICATED;

MAY 7 MOE’S/OCTOBER 13 MOE’S/MARCH APD

INDIVIDUAL CLASS SECTIONS MAY DUPLICATE ON CERTAIN EVENTS – PLEASE BE SURE TO REVIEW THE CLASSES AND VERIFY YOU HAVE NOT DUPLICATED ANY INDIVIDUAL CLASS SECTIONS. KNOWN CONFLICTS ARE LISTED;

MN RULES 2017; APRIL 7 MOE’S/SEPTEMBER 3 MOE’S /MAY 7 MOE’S /OCTOBER 13 MOE’S/FEBRUARY APD/NOVEMBER APD/MARCH APD

ADVANCED FIRE ALARMS; JANUARY 2 MOE’S/MAY 7 MOE’S/OCTOBER 13 MOE’S/MARCH APD/AUGUST APD

CHAPTER 8 REFERENCES 2017; FEBRUARY 25 MOE’S/MAY 7 MOE’S/JULY 9 MOE’S/OCTOBER 13 MOE’S/DECEMBER 3 MOE’S/MARCH APD/MAY APD

(IF REGISTERING FOR MORE THAN ONE OR MORE OF THESE DATES, PLEASE NOTE DUPLICATION IN COMMENTS – WE CAN ARRANGE AN ALTERNATIVE SELF-STUDY CLASS SECTION FOR YOU.)

2 CE Hours - 20180232 Chapter 8 References 2017; Other sections of the code do not apply to chapter 8 unless specifically referenced.   This class covers the places that does reference other sections of the code, more than 37 places are referenced. This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

2 CEU Hours - 20170481 MN Rules 2017; An updated review of the Rules for Licensing and Inspection in Minnesota. Provides updated information on on-line renewal, CE requirements, and filing, deadline review and new fee schedules. This class meets the State requirement for Rules / Technical hours.

4 CEU Hours - 20170763 Advanced Fire Alarms; A sequel to Basic Fire Alarms, this class covers how to obtain electrical and fire alarm permits.  It also covers the Minnesota State Fire Code and NFPA 72 requirements. Commercial Fire Systems, Mass Notification, and Area of Refuge systems will also be discussed. This class meets the State requirement for technical hours.

Event Date 03-04-2020 8:00 am
Event End Date 03-04-2020 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date 10-01-2019
Capacity 16
Registered 0
Available place 16
Cut off date 02-28-2020 8:00 am
Individual Price $125.00
Instructor Dave Ledo
Location Alarm Product Distributors (APD)  (St. Paul, )

NOTE! – DO NOT REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT IF YOU ALREADY REGISTERED FOR OR HAVE TAKEN THE FOLLOWING OTHER EVENTS IN 2020 AS THEY ARE DUPLICATED;

FEBRUARY 4 MOE’S/JULY 1 MOE’S/NOVEMBER 3 MOE’S/APRIL APD

INDIVIDUAL CLASS SECTIONS MAY DUPLICATE ON CERTAIN EVENTS – PLEASE BE SURE TO REVIEW THE CLASSES AND VERIFY YOU HAVE NOT DUPLICATED ANY INDIVIDUAL CLASS SECTIONS.

4 CEU Hours - 20160754 NEC & The PLT 2017;  A comprehensive review of the sections of the code that has meaning to the PLT. A synopsis of NEC codes Chapter 1-5 based on the 2017 code. This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

2 CEU Hours -20190437 Basics for Telco and Cable 2020; This Class is an overview of the requirements for Grounding, Bonding, and general rules for wire and cable installations as well as best practices for termination and certification. This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

2 CEU Hours - 20190146 Basics of Fire Alarms 2019; Non-Brand specific covering NFPA and Electrical code requirements for Fire alarms and fire reporting. Dealing with the AHJ and determining who the AHJ is. The liabilities and responsibilities for testing and reporting are also covered. This class meets the State requirement for technical hours.

Event Date 04-01-2020 8:00 am
Event End Date 04-01-2020 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date 10-01-2019
Capacity 16
Registered 0
Available place 16
Cut off date 03-27-2020 8:00 am
Individual Price $125.00
Instructors Dick Johnson Dave Ledo
Location Alarm Product Distributors (APD)  (St. Paul, )

NOTE! – DO NOT REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT IF YOU ALREADY REGISTERED FOR OR HAVE TAKEN THE FOLLOWING OTHER EVENTS IN 2020 AS THEY ARE DUPLICATED;

FEBRUARY 25 MOE’S/JULY 9 MOE’S/DECEMBER 3 MOE’S/MAY APD

INDIVIDUAL CLASS SECTIONS MAY DUPLICATE ON CERTAIN EVENTS – PLEASE BE SURE TO REVIEW THE CLASSES AND VERIFY YOU HAVE NOT DUPLICATED ANY INDIVIDUAL CLASS SECTIONS. A KNOWN CONFLICT IS LISTED;

CHAPTER 8 REFERENCES 2017; FEBRUARY 25 MOE’S/MAY 7 MOE’S/JULY 9 MOE’S/OCTOBER 13 MOE’S/DECEMBER 3 MOE’S/MARCH APD/MAY APD

(IF REGISTERING FOR MORE THAN ONE OR MORE OF THESE DATES, PLEASE NOTE DUPLICATION IN COMMENTS – WE CAN ARRANGE AN ALTERNATIVE SELF-STUDY CLASS SECTION FOR YOU.)

2 CEU Hours - 20160763 Fundamentals of The NEC 2017; This class includes the purpose of the NEC and Locations that are covered, Definitions, installation restrictions for installations important to the Electrical industry along with licensing restrictions. This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

2 CEU Hours – 20180659 Bonding For Communications Systems 250.94; This course is a 2 code hour CEU presentation for the Power Limited Tech as well as others concerned with Bonding Equipment and Bonding Ground Connections for Telephone, Cable system providers as well as Satellite and related technologies. This course is intended for inspectors, electricians, power limited technicians, unlicensed electrical workers and individuals involved with the installation of electrical systems for building and structures, the installation of communications services delivered via twisted pairs, coaxial cables, optical fibers, and those systems employing exterior-mounted antennas. This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

2 CE Hours - 20180232 Chapter 8 References 2017; Other sections of the code do not apply to chapter 8 unless specifically referenced.   This class covers the places that does reference other sections of the code, more than 37 places are referenced. This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

2 CEU Hours - 20180251 Environmental Monitoring 2018; This is a class for all individuals who are concerned about the new Carbon Monoxide law, as well as Smoke and other environmental concerns. This class meets the State requirement for technical hours.

Event Date 05-06-2020 8:00 am
Event End Date 05-06-2020 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date 10-01-2019
Capacity 16
Registered 0
Available place 16
Cut off date 05-01-2020 8:00 am
Individual Price $125.00
Instructors Dick Johnson Dave Ledo
Location Alarm Product Distributors (APD)  (St. Paul, )

NOTE! – DO NOT REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT IF YOU ALREADY REGISTERED FOR OR HAVE TAKEN THE FOLLOWING OTHER EVENTS IN 2020 AS THEY ARE DUPLICATED;

APRIL 2 MOE’S/SEPTEMBER 1 MOE’S/JUNE APD/DECEMBER APD

INDIVIDUAL CLASS SECTIONS MAY DUPLICATE ON CERTAIN EVENTS – PLEASE BE SURE TO REVIEW THE CLASSES AND VERIFY YOU HAVE NOT DUPLICATED ANY INDIVIDUAL CLASS SECTIONS.

4 CEU Hours - 20160753 NEC Article 500; Classified Locations This Class is an overview of Hazardous or classified locations and the NEC requirements for installations. This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

2 CE Hours - 20160740 NEC CODE CHANGES 2017 PART 1; A review of Chapters, and articles 90, through 725 of the 2017 code book that most apply to Power Limited Technicians as well as Registered Unlicensed Techs. This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

2 CE Hours - 20160800 NEC Article 800 2017; Communications cabling installations with a high emphasis on Grounding, Bonding, and installation requirements. This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

Event Date 06-03-2020 8:00 am
Event End Date 06-03-2020 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date 10-01-2019
Capacity 16
Registered 0
Available place 16
Cut off date 05-29-2020 8:00 am
Individual Price $125.00
Instructors Dick Johnson Dave Ledo
Location Alarm Product Distributors (APD)  (St. Paul, )

NOTE! – DO NOT REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT IF YOU ALREADY REGISTERED FOR OR HAVE TAKEN THE FOLLOWING OTHER EVENTS IN 2020 AS THEY ARE DUPLICATED;

MAY 5 MOE’S/OCTOBER 6 MOE’S/JULY APD

INDIVIDUAL CLASS SECTIONS MAY DUPLICATE ON CERTAIN EVENTS – PLEASE BE SURE TO REVIEW THE CLASSES AND VERIFY YOU HAVE NOT DUPLICATED ANY INDIVIDUAL CLASS SECTIONS.

4 CEU Hours - 20160764 NEC & The PLT II 2017; Highlighting additional parts of the code that concern the installation of Technology Systems. This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

4 CEU Hours – 20190202  Basics of Burglar Alarm Installation 2019; This class covers installation and use including detection devices, programming options and features are part of this class.   False alarm prevention including the CPO1 requirements as required by many communities has been added. A non-brand specific class for the moderately experienced alarm installer.  This class meets the State requirement for technical hours.

Event Date 07-02-2020 8:00 am
Event End Date 07-02-2020 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date 10-01-2019
Capacity 16
Registered 0
Available place 16
Cut off date 06-29-2020 8:00 am
Individual Price $125.00
Instructors Dick Johnson Dave Ledo
Location Alarm Product Distributors (APD)  (St. Paul, )