Introduction to General Maintenance

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Classroom, Webinar
2 days
From 1,195 USD
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1,195 USD

1,195 USD

1,195 USD

1,195 USD
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Course description

Introduction to General Maintenance

Available in both virtual and in-person, instructor-led formats, this two-day Instroduction to General Maintenance course is designed to meet the essential needs of every maintenance technician in every type of facility. It is the first course of its kind to cover the fundamentals of electrical, HVAC, and mechanical maintenance tasks in a single two-day seminar, along with the basic safety skills that every worker needs.

This is an ideal starter course for new hires as well as experienced technicians who made need a refresher, and an excellent base for the more in-depth training we offer in our electrical, HVAC, and mechanical categories. Combine it with our new Troubleshooting Essentials for a 4-day workshop that will put your facility on a path to better safety and productivity.

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In light of COVID-19, this provider is now delivering some or all of their courses online. Contact them for more information!

Training content

Day One

Basic Electrical Skills:

  • Electrical Safety in the workplace: 2018 NFPA 70E, OSHA
  • When and how to select Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Lockout/tagout (LOTO)
  • Multimeter Selection and Safety
  • Electricity Fundamentals (Voltage, Current, and Resistance)
  • AC vs. DC and their Applications
  • Single Phase vs. Three Phase

Day Two - Discussion Topics

Basic Electrical Skills continued:

  • Transformers and Electrical Distribution
  • How to Select and Replace Switches and Receptacles
  • General Wiring Techniques
  • Checking and Replacing Fuses
  • When and Where should GFCI’s be Used
  • Replacing Light Fixtures/Ballast or Replace with LEDs
  • Electric Motor Basics and Troubleshooting
  • Fundamentals of Reading Electrical Schematics
  • Preventative Maintenance Best Practices 

Basic Mechanical and HVAC Skills:

  • Mechanical Safety in the Workplace
  • Working with hand tools
  • Ladder Safety
  • Chemical Handling safety
  • Proper Lifting Techniques
  • HVAC System Fundamentals
  • Bearing Fundamentals, Types, Installation, and Applications
  • Lubrication
  • V-Belt Types, Alignment, and Proper Tensioning Procedures
  • Basics of Pumps, Blowers, and Fans
  • Fire Extinguisher Use and Inspection 


Course Fees: $1,195

Continuing studies

Upon completion of this seminar, the student will receive a Certification of Completion and .8 TPC Training CEUs per day attended. Most employers and many government agencies accept TPC Training CEUs to fulfill their continuing education requirements.

About TPC Training

TPC Training - The leader in live, instructor led maintenance training

TPC Training is the leader in maintenance, repair, and operator training, with complete solutions for a 21st century workforce to acquire, apply, and adapt essential technical and safety skills. With 2000+ classes annually, including 100+ cities, on-site at customer facilities, and online anywhere,...

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