Engineered Systems Magazine

LonMark International announces more full-day certification events

November 13, 2008

Registration is open for three Professional Certification Training & Testing courses around the turn of the year, including two at the AHR Expo.

December 10 - Toronto (Location TBA)
January 26 - Chicago @ McCormick Place (AHR Expo)
January 28 - Chicago @ McCormick Place (AHR Expo)

Each 6-hour review class, which does include lunch, is directly followed by the LONMARK Professional Certification Test. The training portion begins at 8 a.m., with the testing wrapping up at 5:45 p.m.

The total cost is $900(US) for non-LonMark members, and $750 for LonMark members. The last day for registration for the Toronto event is Monday, November 24.

The LONMARK Professional Certification Training Class is designed to cover various areas of the LONMARK Professional Certification Testing Program. The test comprises 150 multiple-choice questions, divided into 12 distinct areas, all of which will be covered during the one-day training seminar:

- LONWORKS history and terminology basics
- Transport media
- Nodes
- Communication
- Physical network structuring
- Logical network structuring
- Installation
- Network configuration
- Tools for network management
- LONWORKS and IP
- Troubleshooting
- User interfaces

The comprehensive training seminar will be taught classroom style by Jeremy J. Roberts, Technical Director for LONMARK International.

This training class and test is open to any industry professional involved in the design, specification, integration, or installation of LON control networks. Those passing the test are recognized LONMARK Certified Professionals and hold the credentials associated with comprehensive LON technology knowledge.

The aim of the Professional Certification Testing Program is to test and certify engineers, integrators, and designers. This will ensure that building owners and occupiers the world over will be safe in the knowledge that only the most-qualified people are working on their projects, thus allowing for the best possible systems being installed.

Fees must be paid in advance. Please contact Sharon Calcagno at 1-408-938-5361 or scalcagno@lonmark.org about registration. Or contact testing@lonmark.org for more information regarding the training and testing programs.


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