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Maintenance on New Equipment Designs Course

Publication Date: 40391


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This is a self-study course with a timed online test. The book is not included and should be purchased separately.

This course is based on Chapters3-10 of the Maintenance on New Equipment Designs by John Koshak (not included). The Maintenance on New Equipment Designs Course counts as 6 contact hours (0.6 CEUs) towards recertification.

Approved by NAEC for CET and NAESA for QEI (maximum of 0.2 CEU for online courses per annual renewal period can be applied towards maintenance of qualifications for certified inspectors) and the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Montana, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin.

Learning Objectives:

By studying the required materials to take the exam the reader will have had the opportunity to learn about:

  • The importance of scheduled interval maintenance.
  • How interval maintenance should bescheduled.
  • What check charts areand what they do.
  • Applicable components and where a list of them can be found.
  • What maintenance records include and where they should belocated.
  • Code data plates
  • Critical operating circuits
  • The importance of cleaning and housekeeping in the field.


The following are some areas of new equipment designs that are covered:

  • Maintenance
  • Maintenance Control Program
  • Performing Maintenance
  • Governor and Safety Systems
  • Electric Driving Machines
  • Suspension Means
  • Brakes
  • Ascending Car Overspeed and Unintended Car Movement

Testing Procedures:

The exam data bank consists of 115 questions which are all multiple choice. 85 questions will be chosen at random and the candidate will be allowed 90 minutes to take the test.

Enrollment Procedures:

  1. If you do not already have an account on, you will need to create one. NOTE: the name of the person purchasing must be the same name as the person who will take the exam.
  2. For articles, click the "Read Article" tab above to download and study the article. For other courses, be sure to purchase the corresponding book.
  3. Include your full name when purchasing the exam.
  4. Follow the instructions on the purchase confirmation page to log in to the Online Testing Center.
  5. If you scored 80% or above, you can immediately print your certificate of completion. If you fail the exam, you will be given instructions on how to pay a re-take fee and take the exam again.

Author Bio

John Koshak is head and founder of Elevator Safety Solutions, Inc. Directly prior to reactivating the company in September 2008, Koshak served as director of Codes and Standards for North America for ThyssenKrupp Elevator. He was formerly in research at ThyssenKrupp Research, Innovation and Design. Koshak got his start in the industry in 1980 with Westinghouse Elevator Co. and has worked for Dover Elevator, Amtech Elevator and Adams Elevator Equipment Co., where he was vice president of Technical Support. He was a National Elevator Industry Educational Program instructor from 1982 to 1991, designed the LifeJacket hydraulic-elevator safety and holds several patents for elevator-component designs. Koshak is a member of the ASME A17 Standards Committee and a regent of the Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation.

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