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Elevator Trade Courses


Elevators 1

This course gives an introduction to the different types of elevators, servicing these elevators, the ownership responsibilities, and the fireman’s recall system. You will learn to identify the major components of a traction elevator and of a hydraulic elevator. Included is an in-depth look into the principles of operation for a traction elevator and a hydraulic elevator. Students will learn monthly service requirements of elevators. Finally we will discuss the responsibilities of ownership in ensuring elevator service requirements are up-to-dat

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  • Over 500,000+ certified nationwide

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Elevators 2

This course gives an overview of the required elevator tests and codes along with the accessibility standards that must be met. You will learn how to identify the standards for elevator system inspection commonly required by governing authorities. Included is a deep dive into accessibility standards that must be adhered to in order to remain in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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  • Online customer support
  • Over 500,000+ certified nationwide

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Electrical Safety

Safety typically represents a significant portion of any construction related examination. For electricians, understanding the fundamentals of safety is incredibly important. This simple and affordable online courses will breakdown everything you need to understand about safety as a licensed electrician.

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  • Online customer support
  • Over 500,000+ certified nationwide

Building Elevator Systems

General Elevator Planning: The guidelines on how to determine correct number and type of transportation devices. Gain a deeper insight into the general guidelines on how to determine right sizes and speeds of the transportation devices. You will also learn the guidelines on how to zone and locate the transportation devices for smooth flow of people and goods. This course also covers the various types of elevators including the principle of operation of traction and hydraulic elevators.

  • 100% Online and Self Paced
  • 24/7 Access  
  • Online customer support
  • Over 500,000+ certified nationwide

Top 4 Books for Elevator Contractors

This is essentially a Complete Hand Book Containing Full Descriptions and Illustrations of the Mechanism of All the Modern Types of Electric and Hydraulic Elevators.

Also included are instructions Regarding Their Care and Operation.


This book covers virtually everything a student or current technician needs to know to perform elevator diagnosis, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair, and details all the knowledge a technician must have to properly service elevators in various situations.

An excellent supplement to our C-11 Elevator contractor's license course


This book was written in 1905 but is a must have for anyone who is an elevator enthusiast and interested in historical engineering related to elevator systems. 

While it isn't necessarily pertinent to today's technology, there is quite a bit of interesting information covered if you are into learning about the history and development of elevator systems.


This new edition of a one-of-a-kind handbook provides an essential updating to keep the book current with technology and practice.  

New coverage of topics such as machine-room-less systems and current operation and control procedures, ensures that this revision maintains its standing as the premier general reference on vertical transportation

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