Upcoming Education Courses in Indianapolis
Active Shooter Training
Date: September 11 • Time: 9 a.m. to noon • Location: Indiana Apartment Association
The Indiana State Police, with the assistance of school safety liaison Dr. Richard Hogue, has created this presentation providing key steps to follow should one encounter an active shooter. The City of Houston’s Mayor’s Office video, “Run. Hide. Fight.,” is incorporated into the training session, assisting businesses and other organizations in preparing to respond to the unpredictable possibility of an active shooter event.
The session includes a screening of the video, best practices for safeguarding oneself and others in the event of an active shooter, and a question and answer session. Police instructors will lead this interactive presentation.
Instructor: Sergeant John Perrine, Indiana State Police
Maintenance for Managers
Date: September 20 • Time: 9 a.m. to noon • Location: Indiana Apartment Association
Improve communications and strengthen the relationship between the office staff and maintenance. Office staff will benefit from hearing directly from veteran maintenance professionals on the issues, challenges, and routines common to maintenance employees.
Attend this seminar to learn about:
Time management, particularly as it relates to turns and service
Importance of preventative maintenance
Communication with staff
Inventory and budget
Fair Housing for Maintenance
Date: September 27 • Time: 9 a.m. to noon • Location: Indiana Apartment Association
This course is designed specifically for your entire maintenance team. With discrimination complaints, testing and fines on the rise, it is imperative to abide by federal, state, and local laws regarding fair housing. Understand your role in fair housing, including the law as it applies to familial status, disabilities, occupancy standards, resident selection, and service animals vs. therapy animals or companion animals.
Register your staff today to:
- Know what to say and, more importantly, what not to say
- Learn how to make reasonable accommodations
- Ensure your resident relations are compliant with fair housing regulations
- Gain practical solutions you can use today
Instructor: Gavin Greene, Flaherty & Collins Properties
EPA/CFC Certification Testing
Date: November 6 • Time: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. • Location: Indiana Apartment Association
Section 608 of the Federal Clean Air Act requires people who work with regulated refrigerants to become certified. Enroll in this course to comply with regulations essential for supporting an apartment community.
This course includes four sections for the first-time test-takers and second-time test-takers in the community:
Section 1 reviews environmental issues surrounding the impact of Class I and II refrigerants
Section 2 covers the test and instruction for systems with less than 5 pounds of refrigerant (Type I certification)
Section 3 includes the test and instruction for high-pressure refrigerant such as HCFC 22 including split-system air conditioners (Type II certification)
Section 4 contains the test and instruction for systems that use a low pressure refrigerant such as CFC11 (Type III certification)
Re-Testing Requirement: Test-takers are required to bring proof of previous scores to the re-test. Applicants may re-test three times before instruction is required.
Registration Details: Shortly after registering for the exam, exam booklets are mailed to registrants. Review this booklet in advance of the course.
Instructor: David Creek, Director of Maintenance, Hayes Gibson Property Services, LLC
Date: November 13 • Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. • Location: Indiana Apartment Association
This certification course will provide necessary training and practical knowledge about how to safely service refrigerant systems containing R-410A and R-407C, the R-22 phase-out, appropriate refrigerant and oil applications, service techniques, and safe handling of R-410A. This class includes two hours of instruction followed by a 50-question exam. Upon completion of all course work and passing the examination, attendees will receive a certificate and an AC&R Safety Coalition R-410A patch.
Instructor: Allen Graber, Trane-Ingersoll Rand