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Alarm Product Distributors (APD)

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.

 

Events

December 6, 2017 (APD)

Event date:
12-06-2017 8:00 am
Event End Date:
12-06-2017 4:30 pm
Cut off date:
12-01-2017
Instructor:
Dave Ledo
Capacity:
16
Registered:
8
Available:
8
Individual Price:
$125.00

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2 CE Hours - 20160739 NEC CODE CHANGES 2017 PART 2; NEC CODE CHANGES 2017 PART 2 is 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 - 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 - 20160786  NEC Article 725 2017  The National Electrical Code chapters that relate to Class 1, 2, and 3 wiring. Related chapters such as Hazardous locations and Technology areas are referenced. This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

2 CEU Hours - 20150381 Environmental Monitoring 2015  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.


 


 

 

January 3, 2018 (APD)

Event date:
01-03-2018 8:00 am
Event End Date:
01-03-2018 4:30 pm
Cut off date:
12-27-2017
Instructor:
Dick Johnson
Capacity:
16
Registered:
1
Available:
15
Individual Price:
$125.00

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2 CE Hours - 20160739 NEC CODE CHANGES 2017 PART 2; NEC CODE CHANGES 2017 PART 2 is 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 -  20150768  Grounding For Cable TV Systems This class is designed for the TV installers and related individuals who need to know the do’s and don’ts of grounding, bonding and general installation requirements to meet electrical code.  This class meets the State requirement for Code 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.

2 CEU Hours -   20150380 Advanced Burglar Alarm 2015  A sequel to Basic Burglar Alarm Detection and Operation; This class for the individual that has taken the Basic introduction class, or has at least 3 years’ experience in the field. Subjects include Device selection, Design and layout, Partitions and zones. This class meets the State requirement for technical hours.


 

 

February 7, 2018 (APD)

Event date:
02-07-2018 8:00 am
Event End Date:
02-07-2018 4:30 pm
Cut off date:
02-01-2018
Instructor:
Dick Johnson
Capacity:
16
Registered:
1
Available:
15
Individual Price:
$125.00

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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.

2 CEU Hours - 20170560 NEC Chapter 1 Part 2 2017 National Electrical Code Chapter 1 part 2 is the second part in a two part series designed for the Technician who has very little contact with Electrical equipment and installations. This class is also appropriate for the Registered Unlicensed Technician. Irrigation installations are specifically referenced. 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.

 

March 7, 2018 (APD)

Event date:
03-07-2018 8:00 am
Event End Date:
03-07-2018 4:30 pm
Cut off date:
03-01-2018
Instructor:
Dick Johnson
Capacity:
16
Registered:
2
Available:
14
Individual Price:
$125.00

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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 -20160612 Basics For Cable And Telephone 2017 This is a 2 hour code class with some of the basics for the Telephone/Fiber, and Cable TV/Broadband Installer.  This class meets the 2 hour code requirement for Registered Unlicensed Technicians as well as 2 hours for Licensed Tech. This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

2 CEU Hours - 20150386 Low Voltage Wiring 2015  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.

 

April 4, 2018 (APD)

Event date:
04-04-2018 8:00 am
Event End Date:
04-04-2018 4:30 pm
Cut off date:
03-29-2018
Instructor:
Dick Johnson
Capacity:
16
Registered:
0
Available:
16
Individual Price:
$125.00

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2 CEU Hours - 20160786  NEC Article 725 2017  The National Electrical Code chapters that relate to Class 1, 2, and 3 wiring. Related chapters such as Hazardous locations and Technology areas 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 hours.

2 CEU Hours - 20160171 Basics of Fire Alarms 2016 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.

2 CEU Hours - 20150099 Basics Of Access Control Systems  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.

 

 

May 2, 2018 (APD)

Event date:
05-02-2018 8:00 am
Event End Date:
05-02-2018 4:30 pm
Cut off date:
04-26-2018
Instructor:
Dick Johnson
Capacity:
16
Registered:
0
Available:
16
Individual Price:
$125.00

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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.

4 CEU Hours - 20140696 Outdoor Lighting 2014 This class is a 4-hour class covering the design, layout, equipment requirements, voltage calculations, and aesthetic considerations for outdoor lighting. The various types of lighting are discussed including LED lighting and precautions and safety considerations. Sizing of power supplies and lamp wattages as well as wire sizes with calculation tables are included. This class meets the State requirement for technical hours.

2 CEU Hours -  20160801   Grounding & Bonding For Antennae Systems 2017  The Satellite Grounding and Bonding per the NEC 2017 edition is a comprehensive review of why we ground and Bond and what the UL and NEC requirements are for Antennae installations and coax distribution and Cable TV installations. This class meets the State requirement for Code hours

 

June 6, 2018 (APD)

Event date:
06-06-2018 8:00 am
Event End Date:
06-06-2018 4:30 pm
Cut off date:
06-01-2018
Instructor:
Dick Johnson
Capacity:
16
Registered:
0
Available:
16
Individual Price:
$125.00

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2 CEU Hours -20170557 NEC Chapter 1 Part 1 2017 National Electrical Code Chapter 1 part 1 is the first in a two part series designed for the Technician who has very little contact with Electrical equipment and installations. This class is also appropriate for the Registered Unlicensed Technician. This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

2 CEU Hours – 20160787 Power Limited Installations 2017; 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 Code 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 -  20160407  Termination of Cable for Communications 2016   Termination and testing of communications Cables.  This class designed for the communications contractor and technicians that do Category cable, Ethernet, and coax termination testing for Band width, speed, and integrity.  This class meets the State requirement for technical hours.

 

 

 

July 11, 2018 (APD)

Event date:
07-11-2018 8:00 am
Event End Date:
07-11-2018 4:30 pm
Cut off date:
07-06-2018
Instructor:
Dick Johnson
Capacity:
16
Registered:
0
Available:
16
Individual Price:
$125.00

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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 - 20150381 Environmental Monitoring 2015  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.

2 CEU Hours - 20160309 Basic Burglar Alarm 2016  This class is designed for the beginning alarm installer, dispatcher, office personnel who need to know the basics. False alarm prevention, alarm devices, Alarm education, all are covered in this class that is also approved for 2 contact hours by the Minnesota Police and Peace Officers post board for credits. This class meets the State requirement for technical hours

 

August 1, 2018 (APD)

Event date:
08-01-2018 8:00 am
Event End Date:
08-01-2018 4:30 pm
Cut off date:
07-27-2018
Instructor:
Dick Johnson
Capacity:
16
Registered:
0
Available:
16
Individual Price:
$125.00

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2 CEU Hours - 20160763 Fundamentals of The NEC 2017;  Fundamentals of the NEC 2017:  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 - 20160755 NEC Article 680 2017  NEC 680 This section of the code is what the Landscaping and irrigation people have been asking for, this part of the code is all about outdoor lighting and irrigation. Specific areas of interest are those with outdoor water features, pools, spas, fountains, and other man made water features. Finally a class for those industries. This class meets the State requirement for 2 Code hours.

2 CE Hours - 20160740 NEC CODE CHANGES 2017 PART 1; NEC CODE CHANGES 2017 PART 1 is 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 CEU Hours - 20160310 Communications Via Alternate Protocols 2016 Communications issues for the Telephone industry:  This class addresses the issues created when technology changes from copper to fiber fed phone lines and the effect on the alarm industry that is addressed in the NFPA 72 2013 edition. This class meets the State requirement for technical hours.

 

September 5, 2018 (APD)

Event date:
09-05-2018 8:00 am
Event End Date:
09-05-2018 4:30 pm
Cut off date:
08-31-2018
Instructor:
Dick Johnson
Capacity:
16
Registered:
0
Available:
16
Individual Price:
$125.00

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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 2014 code This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

2 CEU Hours - 20150764  Introduction to Fire Stop  This course is an important part of all installation projects. Proper fire stop is covered for new construction as well as retrofit applications. Definitions and terminology as practical applications and code requirements are covered.  This class meets the State requirement for technical hours.

2 CEU Hours – 20150121 Low Power Wireless Communications  Design Layout, and installation as well as features, pluses, limitations and basic types will be covered. This class qualifies for State required Technical CEU Credits

 

October 3, 2018 (APD)

Event date:
10-03-2018 8:00 am
Event End Date:
10-03-2018 4:30 pm
Cut off date:
10-15-2018
Instructor:
Dick Johnson
Capacity:
16
Registered:
0
Available:
16
Individual Price:
$125.00

information specific for this event...

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.

2 CEU Hours - 20170560 NEC Chapter 1 Part 2 2017 National Electrical Code Chapter 1 part 2 is the second part in a two part series designed for the Technician who has very little contact with Electrical equipment and installations. This class is also appropriate for the Registered Unlicensed Technician. Irrigation installations are specifically referenced. 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.

 

November 7, 2018 (APD)

Event date:
11-07-2018 8:00 am
Event End Date:
11-07-2018 4:30 pm
Cut off date:
11-02-2018
Instructor:
Dick Johnson
Capacity:
16
Registered:
0
Available:
16
Individual Price:
$125.00

information specific for this event...

 

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 -20160612 Basics For Cable And Telephone 2017 This is a 2 hour code class with some of the basics for the Telephone/Fiber, and Cable TV/Broadband Installer.  This class meets the 2 hour code requirement for Registered Unlicensed Technicians as well as 2 hours for Licensed Tech. This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

2 CEU Hours - 20150386 Low Voltage Wiring 2015  This Class is an overview of Voice, Data, Audio, and Video Installation best practices, primarily with a Business emphasisThis class meets the State requirement for technical hours.

 

December 5, 2018 (APD)

Event date:
12-05-2018 8:00 am
Event End Date:
12-05-2018 4:30 pm
Cut off date:
12-03-2018
Instructor:
Dick Johnson
Capacity:
16
Registered:
0
Available:
16
Individual Price:
$125.00

information specific for this event...

 

2 CEU Hours - 20160786  NEC Article 725 2017  The National Electrical Code chapters that relate to Class 1, 2, and 3 wiring. Related chapters such as Hazardous locations and Technology areas 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 hours.

2 CEU Hours - 20160171 Basics of Fire Alarms 2016 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.

2 CEU Hours - 20150099 Basics Of Access Control Systems  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.