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Accessibility and Private Residence Lift Technician

Published
Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
National Association of Elevator Contractors
Industries
O*Net Code
47-4021.00
Rapids Code
2020
Req. Hours
2400
State
DC
Created
Jul 29, 2021
Updated
Jul 29, 2021

Time-Based Skills

4 skill sets | 21 total skills
Introduction, Code, and Safety - 800 req. hrs
General knowledge of basic safety
Instruction on proper use of tools
General knowledge of National Applicable Codes and Regulations
Introduction to basic electricity
Print reading
Installation basics
Vertical Platform Lifts (VPL) - 600 req. hrs
Overview of equipment
Safety procedures
Installation procedures
Wiring, power supplies and control circuits
Operation of equipment
Inclined Platform Lifts (IPL) - 500 req. hrs
Overview of equipment
Safety procedures
Installation procedures
Wiring, power supplies and control circuits
Operation of equipment
Inclined Stairway Lifts (ISC) - 500 req. hrs
Overview of equipment
Safety procedures
Installation procedures
Wiring, power supplies and control circuits
Operation of equipment

Technical Instruction

Vertical Transportation History - 8 req. hrs
History of Elevators
History of Private Residence Elevators
Excerpts from the ASME A17.1 Safety Standard Code
History Referencing Wheelchair lifts and Private Residence Elevators
The A18.1 Safety Standard for Platform Lifts and Stairway Chairlifts
Organizations Relevant to the Vertical Transportation Industry - 2 req. hrs
Industry Organizations/Associations
National Applicable Codes and Requirements - 10 req. hrs
Applicable Codes and Publications
ASME Codes and Standards
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
The National Electrical Code (NEC)
BOCA National Building Code 1996
Uniform Building Code/Standard Building Code
Related Publications
Accessibility Industry Glossary of Terms - 2 req. hrs
Glossary of Terms
Types of Accessibility & Residential Equipment - 12 req. hrs
Introduction
Vertical Platform Lifts
Application of Vertical Platform Lifts (VPL)
Drive Systems for Vertical Platform Lifts
Application of Inclined Platform Lifts
Application of Stairway Chairlifts
Types of Stairways
Drive Types of Stairway Lifts
Operation
Private Residence Elevator
Application of Private Residence Elevators
General Safety - 12 req. hrs
Introduction
Basic Safety
Safety During Construction
Service Safety
Personal Safety Equipment
Introduction to Basic Electricity - 14 req. hrs
OHM’s Law
What is Current?
Basic Direct Current Circuits/Service vs. Parallel
Understanding and Calculating Parallel Circuits
Electric Motors
Electromechanical Systems
Basic Primer on Electrical Devices
Print Reading - 8 req. hrs
Print Terminology
Drawing to Scale
Introduction to Installation Drawings
Installation - 8 req. hrs
Introduction
Planning
Environmental Protection
Plumb and Square
Wiring Methods
Vertical Platform Lifts - 40 req. hrs
Overview
Landing Doors and Gates
Landing Door and Gate-Locking Devices
Machinery Tower/Mast
Platforms
Safeties and Governors
Hoistway/Runway Enclosure
Wiring, Power Supplies, Control Circuits and Operations
Other Components
Inclined Platform Lifts - 40 req. hrs
Overview
Power Supply and Wiring
Stairways
Power Transfer/Landing Calls
Battery Operated Models
Barrier Arms
Controls and Operation
Platform, Safeties, and Governors
Inclined Stairway Chairlifts (ISC) - 20 req. hrs
Overview
Power Supply and Wiring
Track Installation

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