QEI Approved Continuing Education Providers

The following Continuing Education Providers have been approved to provide full or partial credit depending on their course content for annual maintenance of certification requirements listed in the QEI-1 Standard under Section 2.3 for Inspector and 3.3 for Inspector Supervisor.

Please contact an approved provider for a detailed list of classes.

Qualified Elevator Inspector Training Fund
7154 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia, MD 21046
(888) 511-3113

To view available class schedules please select: Class Schedules

ASME Short Courses
The following short courses are approved:
1. How to Perform Elevator Inspections Using A17.
2. ASME A17.1, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators
3. A17.2 Escalators and Moving Walks: Inspection and Maintenance Evaluation Techniques
4. A17.3 Elevator and Escalator Code: A17.1 Requirements for Alterations and Existing Installations

Elevator Consulting Services Inc. 
Hollywood, FL
(954) 987-2038

Elevator Safety Solutions, LLC
Contact: John W. Koshack
Phone: (619) 726-1419
E-mail: john@elvssl.com

Elevator Safety and Technical Services/Vertical Assessment Associates
Contact: Lee Rigby
Phone: (850) 222-3787
Email: info@estsinc.net

Elevator & Vertical Transportation Educational Associates, Inc.
Contact: Brad Fox
Phone: (313) 359-4026
Email: fsqei@att.net

James Meyer Consulting, Inc.
Contact: James Meyer
Phone: (209) 267-0950
E-mail: meyerconsulting@verizon.net

Contact: Amanda Smith
1298 Wellbrook Circle, NE
Conyers, GA 30012
Phone: (770) 760-9660
(800) 900-6232 (US Only)
(888) 847-7530 (US/Canada)
Fax: (770) 760-9714
URL:   www.naec.org

Rochester, WA
(360) 292-4968

Contact: Megan Fitzmaurice
Phone: (360) 292-4968
Fax: (360) 292-4973
E-mail: megan@naesai.org

The following NEIEP Continuing Education Courses are approved for 0.2 CEU’s:
CE 013 Rack & Pinion
CE 015.1 LULA Unit 1
CE 015.2 LULA Unit 2
CE 017 Testing Hydraulic Elevators
The QEI-1 Standard, 2.3(f)(2)(c) states in part that, completion of a self-study course (such as NEIEP courses listed above) allows for not more than 0.2 CEU’s per annual renewal period. 

PACE State Licensing Courses
PACE Programs and Applications are available through EIWPF
(888)511-3113, ext. #3

Thompson Elevator Inspection Service, Inc.
1302 E. Thayer Street
Mt. Prospect, Il 60056
(847) 296-8211
(847) 296-5424 (Fax)

University of Minnesota Symposium
The Annual Institute for Building Officials provides a continuing education opportunity for code officials and inspectors from the building, electrical, fire, housing, mechanical, elevator, and plumbing fields, as well as permit technicians, residential building contractors, engineers, and manufactured home installers. Institute sessions offer opportunities to learn about:
Minnesota code rules and amendments to the code
Useful approaches and best practices for inspection and code administration
Professional development skill enhancement

Check the Annual Institute for Building Officials website for additional information including continuing education credit status, online registration, program schedule, and presentation descriptions.

For Registration Questions612-625-2900 or ccapsreg@umn.edu

For Program Questions612-624-4938 or ccapsconf5@umn.edu

Vertex Corporation 
1040 W. Albion Ave.
Chicago, IL 60626
(773) 338-7066 (Toll Free)
(773) 338-6387 (Fax)

Virginia Elevator Safety Association (VAESA)
James J. McCoart Administration Building
1 County Complex Court
Prince William, VA 22192

Inspection Supervisors/Online Management Courses
To order courses:
Scroll down toward the bottom of the page and you will find the following approved management classes offered that provide 0.5 CEU’s per class:
Effective Negotiations
How to Coach
Managing in a Modern Organization
Managing People
Time Management

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If you have any questions regarding the QEITF QEI program, please do not hesitate to call us:1-888-511-3113