As a regular or associate member of MNESTA you will enjoy the benefits of having complimentary training that will allow you to maintain your State license and keep your company reputable in the industry.  This training will also allow you to stay informed as to the latest technologies and practices available in our industry making your organization relevant to what matters to your potential customers.

 

While each training session differs, typical training will include 4 hours of NEC-CEU hours, and 4 hours of CEU certified classes that typically pertain to the latest technological advances in security.  The NEC classes are taught by a certified instructor while our general CEU classes, of which there are up to 70 offered,  are taught by associate members that are certified and accredited by the State.

 

This member benefit is crucial in maintaining your license to conduct business in Minnesota.  In order to be a licensed security company in our industry it is the law that those companies maintain their licenses through the continuing education that our association can provide.  Don’t miss out on this opportunity; it is part of the benefit of being a Member of MNESTA!

 

 

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Educational Article of the Quarter

 

Power Over Ethernet and PoE++

by Dick Johnson and Ed Lethert, PLT Services

 

What does the 2017 NEC have to do with PoE ++?  That is a very good question...and an important one for technology workers.   Read more..

Upcoming Classes

 

Webinar - September 10, 2018 - 9:00am to11:00am

 Instructor: Dave Ledo

 

2 CEU Hours - 20160786  NEC Article 725 2017  The National Electrical Code chapters that relate to Class 1, 2, and 3 wiring. Related chapters such as Hazardous locations and Technology areas are referenced.

This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

Class - September 18, 2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

 Instructor: Dick Johnson

 

2 CEU Hours –20160785 NEC Article 760 2017  This class is all about Power limited fire alarm installations and, class 2, and Class 3 control and signaling circuits and installation practices that relate to PLFA and clear definitions of what is a Non-Power limited alarm system.

This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

 

2 CEU Hours - 20150764  Introduction to Fire Stop  This course is an important part of all installation projects. Proper fire stop is covered for new construction as well as retrofit applications. Definitions and terminology as practical applications and code requirements are covered.

This class meets the State requirement for technical hours.

Class - October 10, 2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

 Instructor: Dick Johnson

 

 4 CEU Hours – 20170417 Class 2 and Class 3 Circuits NEC 725,  a 4 hour CEU NEC code class.  This class includes the changes and the additions to the code for 2017.  Including the changes as they relate to PoE and other power and listing changes. Other topics include control and signal circuits, Circuit identification and installation requirements.  4 NEC code Hours.

This class meets the State requirement for 4 Code hours.

Class - November 13, 2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

 Instructor: Dick Johnson

 

2 CE Hours - 20160800 NEC Article 800 2017 Communications cabling installations with a high emphasis on Grounding, Bonding, and installation requirements. This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

 

2 CEU Hours - 20170481 MN Rules 2017  An updated review of the Rules for Licensing and Inspection in Minnesota. Provides updated information on on-line renewal, CE requirements, and filing, deadline review and new fee schedules.

 

This class meets the State requirement for Rules / Technical hours.

Webinar - October 15, 2018 - 9:00am to11:00am

 Instructor: Dave Ledo

 

2 CEU Hours - 20160763 Fundamentals of The NEC 2017;  Fundamentals of the NEC 2017:  includes the purpose of the NEC and Locations that are covered, Definitions, installation restrictions for installations important to the Electrical industry along with licensing restrictions.

This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

Class at Cragun's - August 22, 2018 - 11:30am to 3:30pm

 Instructor: Dick Johnson

 

4 CEU Hours - 20160753 NEC Article 500; Classified Locations This Class is an overview of Hazardous or classified locations and the NEC requirements for installations.

 

This class meets the State requirement for Code hours.

Proudly Serving the Electronic Life Safety, and Security Industry in Minnesota

MNESTA

161 St. Anthony Road

Suite 820

St. Paul, MN   55103

651-291-1900

President

​John Newman

​​Metro Alarm Contractors

​​(952) 890-6684

UPCOMING EVENT

MNESTA Golf at Cragun's

August 22nd & 23rd