Training

Elevate Training Course  - Overview

This course is intended for people who are required to perform elevator traffic analysis.  No experience of the Elevate software or elevator traffic analysis is assumed. However, due to the extent of material covered, delegates with some experience of elevator traffic analysis will benefit most.

Attendees are introduced to each major section of the program and the concepts underlying the analysis. This is reinforced with examples which are set by the presenter. Delegates run examples using Elevate on their laptop computers, which are then reviewed and discussed by the presenter. 

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Elevate Advanced Training Course - Overview

This course is intended for people who would like to apply the advanced features of Elevate.  Previous experience of elevator traffic analysis and of Elevate is assumed.  If you are new to Elevate it is possible to attend the Elevate Training Course and Elevate Advanced Training Course on consecutive days.  However, more experienced Elevate users will benefit most.

Attendees are introduced to each topic and the underlying concepts.  Delegates run examples using Elevate on their laptop computers, which are then reviewed and discussed by the presenter. 

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Introduction to Lift Systems - Overview

This course is intended as a basic introduction to lifts, and it assumes no prior knowledge by the attendees in the area.  The course is suitable for architects, engineering consultants, building services engineers, property managers and anyone who wishes to gain a basic understanding of the construction and operation of lift systems.

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Engineering Aspects of Lift Systems - Overview

This one day course addresses the engineering aspects of lift systems, including the safety devices, the mechanical components and systems and the electrical components and systems.  It is suitable for consultants, engineers and technicians who have a basic knowledge of lift systems but wish to expand their knowledge into the engineering aspects.

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Other Course Information

Locations

Please see below.

If we do not have a course planned which is convenient to you, please let us know. We keep a record of all requests and set future course locations and dates based on demand.

If you have a group of people requiring training, please contact us about running a dedicated course in your offices. Courses can be adapted to your specific requirements.

Certificate 

A certificate confirming attendance is available for those who are required to maintain a training or Continuing Professional Development (CPD) record. Please ask the presenter on the day of the course if you require a certificate.


Location and Dates

London

4 July 2017, Introduction to Lift Systems

  • Presented by Dr Lutfi Al-Sharif
  • The course starts at 10.00 am and finishes at 4 p.m.  The venue is The Grand Connaught Rooms, 61-65 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5DA.
  • The price per delegate is £235 (excluding VAT), this includes 15 % Early Booking Discount applicable until 4th June 2017.
  • For registration and enquiries please contact us here.

5 July 2017, Engineering Aspects of Lift Systems

  • Presented by Dr Lutfi Al-Sharif
  • The course starts at 10.00 am and finishes at 4 p.m.  The venue is The Grand Connaught Rooms, 61-65 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5DA.
  • The price per delegate is £235 (excluding VAT), this includes 15 % Early Booking Discount applicable until 5th June 2017.
  • For registration and enquiries please contact us here.

7 September 2017, Elevate Standard Training

  • Presented by Dr Richard Peters.
  • The course starts at 10.00 am and finishes at 4 p.m.  The venue is The Grand Connaught Rooms, 61-65 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5DA.
  • The price per delegate is £235 (excluding VAT), this includes 15 % Early Booking Discount applicable until 7th August 2017.
  • Delegates are required to bring to the seminar a laptop computer to run the software and examples set by the presenter. The laptop should be running Windows 7 or later.
  • For registration and enquiries please contact us here.

8 September 2017, Elevate Advanced Training

  • Presented by Dr Richard Peters
  • The course starts at 10.00 am and finishes at 4 p.m.  The venue is The Grand Connaught Rooms, 61-65 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5DA.
  • The price per delegate is £235 (excluding VAT), this includes 15 % Early Booking Discount applicable until 8th August 2017.
  • Delegates are required to bring to the seminar a laptop computer to run the software and examples set by the presenter. The laptop should be running Windows 7 or later.
  • For registration and enquiries please contact us here.

San Diego

10 May 2017, Elevate Standard Training

  • Presented by Dr Richard Peters
  • The course starts at 10.00 am and finishes at 4 pm.  The venue is Sunroad Corporate Centre, 4445 Eastgate Mall, Suite 200, San Diego, California 92191.
  • The price per delegate is £235 (excluding VAT), this includes 15% Early Booking Discount applicable until 10th April 2017.
  • Delegates are required to bring to the seminar a laptop computer to run the software and examples set by the presenter.  The laptop should be running Windows 7 or later.
  • For registration and enquiries please contact us here

11 May 2017, Elevate Advanced Training

  • Presented by Dr Richard Peters
  • The course starts at 10.00 am and finishes at 4 p.m.  The venue is Sunroad Corporate Centre, 4445 Eastgate Mall, Suite 200, San Diego, California 92191.
  • The price per delegate is £235 (excluding VAT), this includes 15 % Early Booking Discount applicable until 11th April 2017.
  • Delegates are required to bring to the seminar a laptop computer to run the software and examples set by the presenter. The laptop should be running Windows 7 or later.
  • For registration and enquiries please contact us here.

Stuttgart

18th May 2017, Elevate Standard Training

  • Presented by Dr Sebastian Drewer 
  • The course starts at 9.00 am and finishes at 4.30 p.m.  The workshop will take place in Stuttgart at the Mövenpick Hotel Stuttgart Airport & Messe,  Flughafenstraße 50, 70629 Stuttgart, Tel +49 711 55344 0, Fax +49 711 55344 9000. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • The price of the course is €399 which does not include the current German sales tax which will be applied at the time of booking.
  • Delegates are required to bring to the seminar a laptop computer to run the software and examples set by the presenter. The laptop should be running Windows 7 or later.
  • For registration and enquiries please contact us here.

19 May 2017, Elevate Advanced Training

  • Presented by Dr Sebastian Drewer 
  • The course starts at 9.00 am and finishes at 4.30 p.m.  The workshop will take place in Stuttgart at the Mövenpick Hotel Stuttgart Airport & Messe,  Flughafenstraße 50, 70629 Stuttgart, Tel +49 711 55344 0, Fax +49 711 55344 9000. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • The price of the course is €399 which does not include the current German sales tax which will be applied at the time of booking.
  • Delegates are required to bring to the seminar a laptop computer to run the software and examples set by the presenter. The laptop should be running Windows 7 or later.
  • For registration and enquiries please contact us here.

Hong Kong

23 November 2017, Elevate Standard Training

  • Presented by Dr Richard Peters
  • The course starts at 10.00 am and finishes at 4 p.m.  The venue is The Regal Hong Kong Hotel, 88 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.
  • The price per delegate is £235 (excluding VAT), this includes 15 % Early Booking Discount applicable until 23rd October 2017.
  • Delegates are required to bring to the seminar a laptop computer to run the software and examples set by the presenter. The laptop should be running Windows 7 or later.
  • For registration and enquiries please contact us here.

24 November 2017, Elevate Advanced Training

  • Presented by Dr Richard Peters
  • The course starts at 10.00 am and finishes at 4 p.m.  The venue is The Regal Hong Kong Hotel, 88 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.
  • The price per delegate is £235 (excluding VAT), this includes 15 % Early Booking Discount applicable until 24th October 2017.
  • Delegates are required to bring to the seminar a laptop computer to run the software and examples set by the presenter. The laptop should be running Windows 7 or later.
  • For registration and enquiries please contact us here.

Sydney

27 November 2017, Elevate Standard Training

  • Presented by Dr Richard Peters
  • The course starts at 10.00 am and finishes at 4 p.m.  The venue is Park Royal, Darling Harbour.
  • The price per delegate is £235 (excluding VAT), this includes 15 % Early Booking Discount applicable until 28th October 2017.
  • Delegates are required to bring to the seminar a laptop computer to run the software and examples set by the presenter. The laptop should be running Windows 7 or later.
  • For registration and enquiries please contact us here.

28 November 2017, Elevate Advanced Training

  • Presented by Dr Richard Peters
  • The course starts at 10.00 am and finishes at 4 p.m.  The venue is Park Royal, Darling Harbour.
  • The price per delegate is £235 (excluding VAT), this includes 15 % Early Booking Discount applicable until 29th October 2017.
  • Delegates are required to bring to the seminar a laptop computer to run the software and examples set by the presenter. The laptop should be running Windows 7 or later.
  • For registration and enquiries please contact us here.

Dubai

20 February 2018, Elevate Standard Training

  • Presented by Dr Richard Peters
  • The course starts at 10.00 am and finishes at 4 p.m.  The venue is to be confirmed.
  • The price per delegate is £235 (excluding VAT), this includes 15 % Early Booking Discount applicable until 20th February 2018.
  • Delegates are required to bring to the seminar a laptop computer to run the software and examples set by the presenter. The laptop should be running Windows 7 or later.
  • For registration and enquiries please contact us here.

21 February 2018, Elevate Advanced Training

  • Presented by Dr Richard Peters
  • The course starts at 10.00 am and finishes at 4 p.m.  The venue is to be confirmed.
  • The price per delegate is £235 (excluding VAT), this includes 15 % Early Booking Discount applicable until 21st February 2018.
  • Delegates are required to bring to the seminar a laptop computer to run the software and examples set by the presenter. The laptop should be running Windows 7 or later.
  • For registration and enquiries please contact us here.

Presenters

Dr Richard Peters

Richard Peters has a degree in Electrical Engineering, a Doctorate for research in Vertical Transportation, and is a Visiting Professor at the University of Northampton.  He has been awarded Fellowship of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, and of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers.  He is a past Chairman of the Lifts Group of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers.

Dr Peters worked for ten years with international engineering consultants Ove Arup & Partners.  In 1997, he set up his own company, Peters Research Ltd to provide software development and engineering consultancy.

Dr Peters provides advice on a range of vertical transportation issues to clients and has notable expertise elevator traffic analysis, simulation and dispatching.  He supports PhD students at Northampton University.

Dr Peters is the author of Elevate, traffic analysis and simulation software.  Elevate has become a worldwide industry standard, applied by more elevator professionals than any other traffic design software.   Elevate is currently licensed to companies in over 60 countries.  His elevator dispatching concepts and software developed using Elevate are implemented in some of the world’s most challenging projects.

Professor Lutfi Al-Sharif

Lutfi Al-Sharif has a degree in Electrical Engineering with a Communication System specialisation, a Masters in Remote Lift Monitoring and a Doctorate in the applications and use of simulation and neural networks in vertical transportation systems.  He is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Jordan and a visiting Professor at the University of Northampton.

Previously Prof. Al-Sharif was the Director of Al-Sharif Vertical Transportation Consultancy Ltd, providing consultancy services to clients in the railway and building industries in the UK, USA, Germany, Denmark and India. Before this he worked as an Associate Director of Buildings Transportation at WSP Group and has also worked for London Underground as a Delivery Manager, heading a business unit of 60 engineers and administrators in the Station Systems Consultancy.

Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Drewer 

Sebastian Drewer has a Doctorate in Lift Design and Planning.  He has experience at apprenticeship and professional levels in sales at a medium sized lift company.  He has taken part in studies of Industrial Engineering in Germany and the US and has many years of experience in sales and consulting for major projects for an international active lift group.  Since 2014 he has been an independent lift consultant and trainer for lift and escalator planning.