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National College Credit Recommendation Service
Joint Apprentice Training Committee of the Elevator Industry | Evaluated Learning Experience
The Essentials of Elevator Maintenance
Queens Vocational High School, 37-02 47th Avenue, Long Island City, NY.
September 2000 - Present.*
Instructional delivery format:
Traditional classroom model
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to detect and assess problems that occur in elevator systems and follow safe procedures to correct, repair, and/or replace defective components.
Major topics include: preventative maintenance; malfunctioning brushes and/or commutator; difference between normal wear/tear and worn out equipment; dismantling worn equipment; bearings; different types of lubricants used on elevator systems; periodic lubrication; correct rated fuses for different jobs; overload protection devices; different types of cable; DC motors; AC motors; periodic maintenance for all types of motors; and public safety.
In the associate degree/certificate category, 3 semester hours (2 lecture, 1 shop) as Elevator Maintenance in Applied Technology (10/01 revalidation) (11/06 revalidation) (7/12 revalidation) (7/17 revalidation). NOTE: 1,000 hours of on-the-job practice were not considered in the credit recommendation for this course. *NOTE: An earlier version of this course appears in the next section.