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Harger University

Harger's Lightning Protection Installation Class is an approved continuing education course in the electrical field by several states.

By attending, electricians licensed in these states can earn hours necessary for license renewal. Harger submits all paperwork to the state and covers all fees associated with license renewal.

Why You Should Attend Harger's Lightning Protection Installation Course

By attending our course you'll become a "Harger Partner" and receive our full support on your projects from start to finish!

  • Learn a potential new revenue stream
  • Taught by an industry expert
  • Covers all installation practices
  • Review NFPA 780 requirements
  • Uncover the myths and do's and don'ts of Lightning Protection Installation
  • View an installed system
  • Hands-on learning
  • Earn BICSI and CEC hours* (certain states apply)
  • Classes available monthly
  • Receive full technical support - Material Estimates, Full Submittals, On-Site Pre-Installation Meetings, Post-Installation   Inspections, UL Certification

Benefits of Being a Harger Partner

By attending our course you'll become a "Harger Partner" and receive our full support on your projects from start to finish!

  • Project leads, targeted by area and business type
  • Unparalleled technical support by email, telephone, teleconference, jobsite visits
  • Accurate project material estimates
  • Accurate design and detailed shop drawings with accurate bills  of material
  • A clear understanding of project requirements and the requirements of installation standards
  • A close working relationship with inspection authorities
  • Over 50 years of experience designing and installation support for UL certified lightning protection systems

Training Location:   Grayslake, IL



  • Day 1:  8:00 am – 5:00 pm 
  • Day 2:  8:00 am – 5:00 pm 


  • Day 1: Harger provides beverages, a continental breakfast, lunch and takes the class out to dinner.
  • Day 2: Harger provides beverages, a continental breakfast, lunch.


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Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to Lightning Protection
  • Ground Work
  • Down Conductors
  • Roof Top Lightning Protection
  • Bonding & Potential Equalization Requirements
  • Surge Protection Devices
  • Design Principals & Basics
  • Project Management
  • Listing & Certification
  • Exothermic Certification

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“This lightning protection project has been the best lightning protection project I have been involved in. I will continue to use Harger for any Lightning Protection projects that I have.”

Mike Crone, Electrical Corporation of America.

Upcoming 2019 Harger University Course schedule coming soon


Nearby Airports
O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

Located approximately 45 minutes South of Harger.

General Mitchell INTL. Airport (MKE)

Located approximately 45 minutes North of Harger.

Midway International Airport (MDW)

Located approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes South of Harger.


Based on it's quality of service  and proximity to our Headquarters, Harger has partnered with the hotel listed below to offer a guaranteed rate to all attendees of a Harger University Training Course. 

Comfort Suites (approx. 3 minutes from Harger)

1775 E. Belvidere Road (Rt. 120), Grayslake, IL  60030

847-223-5050 (Call direct & ask for the Harger Rate)

Attendee is responsible for all costs associated with lodging.