Panic Exit Devices

This class will provide hands-on experience in the installation of panic exit devices of various types, including rim exit devices and surface-mounted vertical rod devices. Exit-only devices and various exterior trims will be introduced. Building and Fire Codes will be also discussed as they apply to panic exit device installation.


Criminal Record Check NOT Required.

Post Secondary or Equivalent Education NOT Required.


Required Tools

  • Wood Chisels: Various Sizes
  • Tri-square or Set-square
  • Taps with proper drill size for 8-32NC w/#29 drill, 10-24NC w/#25 drill, 10-32NC w#21 drill, 12- 24N
  • Taps and Tap Handle: 10-24 and X 20
  • Tape measure
  • Square
  • Screw Drivers: Various sizes of Robertson, Phillips and Slotted (flat)
  • Scratch Awl or Centre Punch
  • Safety glasses
  • Pencil
  • Level: No longer than 24". (Smaller is better)
  • Hole Saw: 1 Bi-Metal Hole Saw with Arbor and Pilot Bit
  • High Speed Steel Drill Bit Set. Including: 1/8, 5/32, 7/32, 5/16, 3/8, 9/16, 13/64.
  • Hammer
  • Drill Motor: Cordless or electric with spare batteries and charger or extension cord.
  • Centre punch

Upcoming Courses:

Panic Exit Devices - October 27, 2018