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IDEA Technical Schools

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The IDEA will present two (2) technical schools on Monday, March 2 and Tuesday, March 3. The two-day Rolling Steel/Rolling Steel Fire Door School and the Residential and Commercial Sectional Door School. The two schools will run concurrently.

Two- Day Course Sechedule: 

Rolling Steel/Rolling Steel Fire Door School

Monday, March 2

8:00am – 10:00am  Introduction
Types of Doors
Codes, Standards and Industry Organizations
Rolling Door Materials and Finishes
Components
10:15am – 11:45am Types of Jambs
Methods of Operations
11:45am – 1:00pm Lunch Break (on your own)
1:00pm – 2:00pm Fire Door Automatic Closing Devices
2:30pm – 4:00pm Obtaining and Installing the Correct Rolling Door
4:15pm – 5:30pm Electric Operator Installations
Service and Operation of Rolling Doors

Tuesday, March 3

8:00am – 9:00am Importance of Safety (Combined Group)
9:30am – 11:00am Course Review
Class Concludes
11:00am – 1:00pm Lunch and Study Time for Certification Candidates (on your own)
1:00pm – 5:00pm Certification Testing (pre-application is required)


Residential and Commercial Sectional Door School

Monday, March 2

 7:30am – 9:00am Introduction
Codes, Standards and Industry Organizations
Components – Sections and Hardware
9:15am – 10:45am

10:45am- 11:45am
Components – Counterbalance Track
Types of Lifts
One Piece Doors
11:45am – 1:00pm Lunch Break (on your own)
1:00pm to 2:00pm Speciality Applications
Specifications for Sectional Doors
Methods of Operation
2:15pm to 4:00pm Obtaining and Installing the Correct Door
Operator Installation
4:15pm – 5:30pm Residential Service Calls
Commerical Service and Operation 
Basic Math, Discussion
Questions, Discussion

Tuesday, March 3

8:00am – 9:00am Importance of Safety (Combined Group)
9:30am – 11:00am Course Review
Class Concludes
11:00am – 1:00pm Lunch and Study Time for Certification Candidates (on your own)
1:00pm – 5:00pm Certification Testing (pre-application is required)