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Registration Ends Feb. 5 For GEAPS/K-State Grain Elevator Equipment Maintenance I Distance Ed Course

Date Posted: February 1, 2013

Less than a week left to register for GEAPS 554: Grain Elevator Equipment Maintenance I. Sign up today!

Registration closes on Feb. 5.

GEAPS 554: Grain Elevator Equipment Maintenance I will familiarize participants with the proper and safe function, monitoring, adjustments, maintenance and repair of equipment used in everyday grain facilities operations.

This course is designed for people with responsibilities relating to maintenance and repair of grain elevator equipment.

It is intended for grain facility operators; people with day-to-day equipment responsibilities; elevator superintendents with physical plant responsibilities; location or regional managers with equipment oversight responsibilities; maintenance personnel or elevator workers with equipment maintenance and repair duties; millwrights, equipment suppliers and salespeople; or anyone with a professional need to learn more about elevator equipment operation, maintenance and safety.

Two additional courses are also offered in February.

GEAPS 530: Quality Management Systems introduces students to quality management systems as they are used in agricultural storage environments and GEAPS 542: Electrical Safety for Grain Processing Facilities will provide a basic understanding of electrical safety requirements for grain elevators and processing facilities.

The courses run Feb. 11-March 15, and registration closes Feb. 5.

For more information about the GEAPS/Kansas State University Distance Education Program or the courses, click here, or contact Rose Miller or Chuck House at GEAPS:;; (952) 928-4640.

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