CM-ET Road Technician Certification | USITT

CM-ET Road Technician Certification | USITT

March 13-14, 2018 | Fort Lauderdale, Florida


Columbus McKinnon is dedicated to supporting its distributors in promoting the safe and efficient use of its products. Dave Carmack, a member of our professional training team, will be guest teaching this class on-site at USITT.

Designed for advanced motor technicians, this 16-hour class will give students hands-on experience operating, inspecting and troubleshooting our industry-leading CM-ET Lodestar and CM-ET Prostar motors. Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will receive a 5-year certification for CM motors. This class counts towards 12 ETCP renewal credits.

Whether you’re new to CM products or a seasoned veteran, you won’t want to miss this class!

CM Entertainment Lodestar Maintenance Training - Class Objectives

  1. An understanding of how a CM Lodestar Motor works.  How electricity flows inside. How the electric brake and travel limits operate.
  2. The knowledge of how to disassemble and reassemble a Lodestar Motor.  When to inspect and what to look for during a routine inspection. 
  3. The knowledge and confidence to troubleshoot. You will know what a pilot or secondary power supply is and why CM utilizes this design.
  4. To give the best possible training in maintenance and repair of the CM Lodestar Electric Motor.
  5. After the course, each student will be tested for their knowledge of ANSI E1.6-2 and CM recommendations.  A score of 75% or higher, will earn the student a 5-year certification of CM Motors. 

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To register for this class, it is recommended that individuals have successfully completed the one-day CM-ET Basic Introduction and Maintenance School within the past three years and work with Lodestar or Prostar hoists.