CM-ET Announces Online Lodestar Maintenance Training


by  on December 13, 2012


For over 30 years, CM-ET has been conducting this 1-day motor class to help familiarize entertainment technicians and riggers on safe and proper general maintenance and repair of the CM-ET Lodestar. Starting today, this popular class is available online!

Get trained today!
Students can expect the same level of information they would get if they attended one of our hands-on classes at our Training Centers, but without the inconvenience and expense of traveling. Get trained online and learn at your pace and on your own schedule.

Who should take the class?
This is a great course for beginners or anyone needing a refresher. For those individuals looking to take the more advanced hands-on CM-ET Motor Certification Technician course, this class is the perfect place to start.

Course Overview
This online course walks students through the disassembly of the classic model “L” CM-ET Lodestar.  Topics include:

  • Function and inspection of key components
  • Adjusting limit switches
  • Inspecting and adjusting the brake
  • Understanding CMCO specifications
    and inspection requirements
  • Types of proper documentation
  • Understanding basic electricity and wiring diagrams
  • Performing a Load Test
  • General maintenance, inspection and troubleshooting

Testing & Completion
Throughout the training, students will be tested on the material covered. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will receive a Certificate of Training.

Get Trained Today!

{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Peter Cooke Peter Cooke December 18, 2012 at 12:58 pm

Yes, our industrial Lodestar will be next. The training will have a similar look and feel, but will be suited for our industrial customers.


Lou December 18, 2012 at 9:57 am

Will any of your other courses be put into a online format?

Mike Weston December 14, 2012 at 9:00 am


Peter Cooke Peter Cooke December 14, 2012 at 7:11 am

This course was just recognized by ETCP. Certified ETCP riggers can get 4 ETCP renewal credits for taking this course.

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