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.

 

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 – 20170417 Class 2 and Class 3 Circuits NEC 725; This class is a 4 hour CEU NEC code class. This class includes the changes and the additions to the code for 2017. Including the changes as they relate to PoE and other power and listing changes. Other topics include control and signal circuits, Circuit identification and installation requirements. This class meets the State requirement for 4 Code 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.

4 CEU Hours – 20200332 Class 2 and Class 3 Circuits 2020; This class is a 4 hour CEU NEC code class.  This class includes the changes and the additions to the code for 2017.  Including the changes as they relate to PoE and other power and listing changes. Other topics include control and signal circuits, Circuit identification and installation requirements.  This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

Event Date 01-06-2021 8:00 am
Event End Date 01-06-2021 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date 09-02-2020 8:00 am
Capacity 9
Registered 5
Available place 4
Cut off date 01-04-2021 8:00 am
Individual Price $140.00
Instructors Dick Johnson Dave Ledo
Location Alarm Product Distributors (APD)  (St. Paul, )

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.

2 CEU Hours - 20190539 NEC Chapter 1 Part 1 2020; 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 - 20200348 NEC Chapter 1 Part 2 2020; 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 - 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.

2 CEU Hours – 20180077 Low Power Wireless Communications 2018; 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.

Event Date 02-03-2021 8:00 am
Event End Date 02-03-2021 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date 09-02-2020 8:00 am
Capacity 9
Registered 0
Available place 9
Cut off date 02-01-2021 8:00 am
Individual Price $140.00
Instructors Dick Johnson Dave Ledo
Location Alarm Product Distributors (APD)  (St. Paul, )

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 - 20200127 NEC & The PLT 2020;  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 03-03-2021 8:00 am
Event End Date 03-03-2021 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date 09-02-2020 8:00 am
Capacity 9
Registered 0
Available place 9
Cut off date 03-01-2021 8:00 am
Individual Price $140.00
Instructors Dick Johnson Dave Ledo
Location Alarm Product Distributors (APD)  (St. Paul, )

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.

 

2 CEU Hours – 20190508 NEC Fundamentals 2020; 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 04-07-2021 8:00 am
Event End Date 04-07-2021 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date 09-02-2020 8:00 am
Capacity 9
Registered 0
Available place 9
Cut off date 04-05-2021 8:00 am
Individual Price $140.00
Instructors Dick Johnson Dave Ledo
Location Alarm Product Distributors (APD)  (St. Paul, )

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 - 20200338 NEC Chapter 8 2020; 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 –20190707 NEC Article 760 2020;  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 05-05-2021 8:00 am
Event End Date 05-05-2021 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date 09-02-2020 8:00 am
Capacity 9
Registered 0
Available place 9
Cut off date 05-03-2021 8:00 am
Individual Price $140.00
Instructor Dick Johnson
Location Alarm Product Distributors (APD)  (St. Paul, )

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.

2 CEU Hours - 20200009 Grounding & Bonding For Antenna Systems 2020; The Satellite Grounding and Bonding per the NEC 2020 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.

2 CEU Hours - 20200010 NEC Article 680 2020; 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 Code hours.

2 CEU Hours - 20190605 NEC Article 725 2020; 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 – 20180658 Fire Stop 101 2018; 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.

Event Date 06-02-2021 8:00 am
Event End Date 06-02-2021 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date 09-02-2020 8:00 am
Capacity 9
Registered 0
Available place 9
Cut off date 05-31-2021 8:00 am
Individual Price $140.00
Instructors Dick Johnson Dave Ledo
Location Alarm Product Distributors (APD)  (St. Paul, )

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 - 20200101 NEC Article 500 2020; 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 - 20190607 NEC CODE CHANGES 2020 PART 1; A review of Chapters, and articles 90, through 725 of the 2020 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 - 20200331 MN Rules 2020; 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 CE Hours - 20190521 NEC ARTICLE 800 2020; Communications cabling installations with a high emphasis on Grounding, Bonding, and installation requirements. This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

Event Date 07-07-2021 8:00 am
Event End Date 07-07-2021 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date 09-02-2020 8:00 am
Capacity 9
Registered 0
Available place 9
Cut off date 07-05-2021 8:00 am
Individual Price $140.00
Instructors Dick Johnson Dave Ledo
Location Alarm Product Distributors (APD)  (St. Paul, )

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.

2 CE Hours - 20190604 NEC CODE CHANGES 2020 PART 2; A review of Chapters, and articles 760, through 840 of the 2020 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 - 20200331 MN Rules 2020; 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 - 20200158 Fundamentals Of Relays 2020; 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 - 20200233 SECURING & SUPPORTING 2020; 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 Code hours.

Event Date 08-04-2021 8:00 am
Event End Date 08-04-2021 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date 09-02-2020 8:00 am
Capacity 9
Registered 0
Available place 9
Cut off date 08-02-2021 8:00 am
Individual Price $140.00
Instructors Dick Johnson Dave Ledo
Location Alarm Product Distributors (APD)  (St. Paul, )