IPMBA Training Class Details

IPMBA Maintenance Officer Course - Fort Worth, TX Mon, April 08, 2019 — Fri, April 12, 2019


Course Location/Facility Name: Hilton Downtown Fort Worth

Address: 815 Main Street Fort Worth, TX 76102 US

Event Description:

 Do your bikes take a beating?  Having an in-house maintenance officer translates into less bicycle downtime, fewer expensive repairs, and safer, longer-lasting bicycles.  This hands-on course will provide you with the skills to maintain your fleet and perform all but the most technical repairs.  The curriculum emphasizes preventive maintenance, general repairs, and overhaul of component groups.  You will also learn fleet management principles and documentation methods.  Bring your bike and tools and prepare to overhaul! 

Curriculum Overview:  IPMBA Maintenance Officer Course Curriculum Overview

Prerequisites: Current IPMBA membership; basic maintenance experience and aptitude

Required Tools: Maintenance Officer Course Tool List

Testing Procedure: Written and practical

Certification:  IPMBA Maintenance Officer Certification is available to qualified public safety personnel who pass the written and practical tests.

Tuition: $625/$675 before/after March 1, plus applicable membership fees. Includes workshops April 13.

Instructor Name: Derrick Maready, Eddy Croissant, Nathan Keenan

Event Schedule/Agenda: Monday, April 8, 8am-6pm; Tuesday, April 9, 8am-6pm; Wednesday, April 10, 8am-6pm; Thursday, April 11, 8am-6pm; Friday, April 12, 8am-2:30pm; your choice of workshops on Saturday, April 13.

Registration Contact Information: IPMBA Phone: 410-744-2400
Email:
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Accommodations:

Historic Hilton Downtown Fort Worth, 815 Main Street, Fort Worth, Texas, 76102

Experience “a moment in time, a place in history" at Hilton Fort Worth in downtown Fort Worth, the scene of 35th President John F. Kennedy’s final address on the morning of November 22, 1963.  This elegant landmark hotel is just a few yards from Sundance Square where you can enjoy outdoor concerts and popular restaurants. The Fort Worth Cultural District, the Stockyards area and Tarrant County College are just minutes away.  Also nearby are the Fort Worth Zoo, Bass Hall, Fort Worth Museum of Science & History, the Federal Building, and the Botanical Garden. The world-famous Texas Motor Speedway, which features NASCAR and IRL races, is an easy 20-minute drive, as is AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys.

Take the train to Dallas; the Trinity Railway Express is within walking distance. There you can explore the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, or the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum.  Click here for more information about nearby attractions.  

On-site dining options include Starbucks, the Skylight Court Bar, the Cafe Texas, and Ruth's Chris Steakhouse.  Wi-Fi is free in guest rooms and public areas.  There is no self-parking; valet parking is $30/$45 (oversized vehicles) per day.  Daily (commuter) parking is $20 per day.  Rates do not include taxes.  There is no airport shuttle service, but the TRE links DWF Airport to downtown Fort Worth.  The host agency will provide transportation from DFW to the Hilton and back to those who pre-register by completing the airport shuttle request form

Rate:  $169 (single/double); $179 (triple); $189 (quad) + 17% taxes + $0.81 tourism fee per night.  To reserve a room, call 817-870-2100 and reference Group Code PMBA, or book online.  The rate is applicable April 4-14, as long as rooms are available.  The cut-off date is March 7, 2019.  

Additional Info:

This course is being offered as part of the 29th Annual IPMBA Conference, April 8-13, 2019.  Fee includes your choice of workshops on Saturday, April 13, and other ancillary activities. 

Download the list of required tools here.  

Download the registration materials.  Online registration opening late Fall.