Gate Automation Designer School
AFA University On The Road
Gate Automation Designer School (GADS)
In-Person – Waverly, NE – June 10-11, 2021
Get ready for an in-person learning experience coming to you as we bring AFA University to you in April. Gate Automation Designer School (GADS) formerly known as Automated Gate Systems Designer School (AGSD) will now be offered in Waverly, NE June 10-11, 2021, as AFA brings its quality education to you.
Automated gates are a popular form of convenience and security for homeowners, businesses and property managers throughout the United States. Especially today, with an elevated concern for safety and security, many seek the added protection of limiting access to property while enabling residents, employees and other authorized individuals to easily enter and leave the property without delay.
This school is for individuals who design automated vehicular gate systems for either residential or commercial customers. It is also recommended for sales professionals in the automated gate industry.
This School Covers the Following:
Anyone who designs automated vehicular gates is encouraged to attend this two-day school, which covers:
- UL 325 for automated gate systems
- ASTM F2200 and an Introduction to M.U.T.C.D. – Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
- Types of Gates
- Types of Gate Operators
- Introduction to Electrical Wiring
- Access Control Devices
- Vehicular Detection Systems
- Failure Options
- High Security Applications
- Site Considerations
At the conclusion of this school, attendees have the optional opportunity to sit for the Certified Gate Automation Designer (CGAD) certification examination administered by the Accreditation & Certification Institute (ACI). This requires a separate registration and fee. This application is available at www.acieducation.org.
Chain Link Gate Fabrication and Welding Class *Additional fee
This class will support professional installers and welding shop personnel and will aid in best practices for proper cutting, notching and fitting requirements for residential and commercial gate fabrication.
When can I attend GADS?
Gate Automation Designer School will be offered in Waverly, NE June 10-11, 2021.
Class will meet over the following schedule:
- Wednesday, June 9, 2021: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Chain link gate fabrication and welding class *Separate fee
- Thursday, June 10, 2021: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
- Friday, June 11, 2021: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
- Friday, June 11, 2021: 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Certification testing *Separate fee
Lunch is included in your registration fee and will be served 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.
Are you looking to take a certification exam from ACI (see above) or AFA? Certification exams will be offered Friday, June 11: 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM, after lunch.
Where is it located?
All classes will be held at:
Empire Fence & Netting
14650 Woodstock Blvd
Waverly, NE 68462
Hampton Inn Lincoln Airport
1055 W Bond Street
Lincoln, NE 68521
The Hampton Inn Lincoln Airport Hotel is is off I-80, just 10 minutes from the University of Nebraska. Haymarket entertainment district is by the campus, home to basketball at Pinnacle Bank Arena and football at Memorial Stadium. You’ll be five minutes from Lincoln Municipal Airport, with access to our 24-hour shuttle. Enjoy free hot breakfast and WiFi on us.
If you would like to stay at the Hampton Inn Lincoln Airport Hotel while attending Gate Automation Designer School, we have negotiated a special rate of $89/night + tax. Reserve your room by using this link or call the hotel at 877-461-1402
How much does it cost?
AFA offers both Member and Non-Member pricing for AFA University On The Road.
through April 1, 2021
after April 1, 2021
through April 1, 2021
after April 1, 2021
|AFA University On The Road|
Gate Automation Designer School
|Chain Link Gate Fabrication and Welding Class||$300||$350||$600||$650|
Registration is open now. If you register by May 19, you will receive a $50 discount.
For more information on Gate Automation Designer School, email firstname.lastname@example.org
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