Arc Flash & Low Voltage Safety
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This one-day course is designed for workers responsible for electrical systems and needing certification in the CSA Z462-18 electrical safety standard. This standard covers safe work practices related to electrical dangers in the workplace. The successful participant will gain a solid understanding of hazards encountered while operating or maintaining electrical installations in the low voltage (below 750V) class including a full understanding of the arc hazard categorization, appropriate PPE selection and safe work procedure.

This course is taught by certified electrical professionals with decades of field experience and solid credentials as professional adult learning instructors. This program includes professionally designed slides, videos and extensive use of case studies. This program examines the electrical hazards found in industry and stresses the importance of the individual employee proactively recognizing hazards and applying safe work practices with the goal of zero incidents.

Who should attend: Engineers, Electricians, Instrumentation Mechanics, Technicians, Managers & Safety Professionals

Next Arc Flash & Low Voltage Safety Courses
September 23 – 23, 2019 Trenton, ON OR19093 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
September 26 – 26, 2019 Mississauga, ON OR19095 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
October 7 – 7, 2019 Prince Albert, SK OR19334 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
October 10 – 10, 2019 Yorkton, SK OR19337 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
October 21 – 21, 2019 Dartmouth, NS OR19099 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
October 24 – 24, 2019 St. John's, NL OR19101 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
October 28 – 28, 2019 Saskatoon, SK OR19103 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
October 28 – 28, 2019 Barrie, ON OR19107 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
October 28 – 28, 2019 Sudbury, ON OR19330 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
October 31 – 31, 2019 Winnipeg, MB OR19105 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
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  • Ivan Melnikov, KTH Shelburne Mfg.
    “The instructor Dave Neal is extremely knowledgeable and easy to follow. Great material and communication skills, this course is definitely one of the “must take” for technical personnel.”
  • Justin Pyper, Prodigy Tech Group Inc.
    “The course was very informative, I learnt quite a bit about arc flash, the safety gear involved and the proper procedures involved. The instructor was great and made the material entertaining as well as educational.”
  • Darren Littlejohn, Enbridge Pipleines
    “Knowledgeable instructor, he made the course interesting and made it relate to my workplace. This course helped me remember the realization of the hazards that we deal with on a day to day basis.”
  • Rob Britton, City of Charlottetown
    “I very much enjoyed the course and the instructor. It had lots of good examples and illustrations throughout. This was a very beneficial course even though I have limited electrical experiences.”
  • Greg Peacock, KTH Shelburne Mfg.
    “This course was very insightful to making us as maintenance workers aware of the hazards involved when working on, near or around electrical equipment and apparatus. The instructor, Dave Neal was knowledgeable and very good at driving home the message and explaining the consequences of failing to...

Course topics

I. ELECTRICAL ACCIDENTS

Objective: Realize the damage electrical accidents can cause to the human body and understand the basic principles of safety!

II. RESPONSIBILITIES

Objective: Recognize workplace law requirements and how to meet them.

III. ARC FLASH MITIGATION

Objective: Apply various mitigation strategies at a corporate and personal level.

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I. ELECTRICAL ACCIDENTS

Objective: Realize the damage electrical accidents can cause to the human body and understand the basic principles of safety!

  • Electrocution
  • Arc Flash
  • Arc Blast
  • Protection

II. RESPONSIBILITIES

Objective: Recognize workplace law requirements and how to meet them.

  • Managers and Supervisors
  • Workers
  • Federal Legislation
  • Maintaining a Defensible Position

III. ARC FLASH MITIGATION

Objective: Apply various mitigation strategies at a corporate and personal level.

  • Distance
  • Current
  • Time
  • PPE
  • Job Hazard Analysis
  • Standard Operating Procedures
  • Safe Work Practices

IV. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL SAFETY-RELATED WORK PRACTICES

Objective: Ensure corporate compliance with CSA Z462.

  • Responsibilities
  • Training Requirements
  • Electrical Safety Program

V. WORK ON OUR NEAR LIVE PARTS

Objective: Conduct daily work in accordance with CSA Z462.

  • Justification for Work
  • Energized Electrical Work Permit
  • Hazard Analysis
  • Approach Boundaries To Live Parts
  • Shock Protection
  • Flash Protection
  • Personal Protection Equipment

VI. ESTABLISHING AN ELECTRICALLY SAFE WORK CONDITION

Objective: Fulfill the ESWC requirements of CSA Z462.

  • Process of Achieving an ESWC
  • Working on or New De-Energized, LOTO Equipment
  • Temporary Protective Grounding Equipment

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  • Dave Smith

    Years of Experience
    44

    Dave Smith has been an Industrial Maintenance Electrician since 1975. He has taught maintenance, troubleshooting and safety courses to thousands of electricians in mines, mills, refineries, factories, plants, power stations and offshore platforms throughout North America and the Middle East. Dave is a hands-on guy and teaches from a field perspective with his intended audience being his utmost concern...

    • Jeff Simmons, Syncrude Canada
      "Dave did a good job during the presentation, stopping to talk about each area of discussion to make sure we understood everything."
    • John Newman, Syncrude Canada
      "Dave is very well versed in all aspects of the electrical field."
    • Lee Kocyba, Akita Drilling
      “Dave was a very good instructor with his knowledge on electrical and how to apply it with common occurrences that you may have on the rig.”
    See Dave Smith CV
  • Dave Wallace

    Years of Experience
    44

    Dave has worked as an Industrial Electrical electrician and Electronic Technologist for over 40 years, starting his electrical career at the Nova Scotia Institute of Technology in 1975. His main specialty is troubleshooting electrical and electronic systems in various manufacturing plants and marine applications with extensive experience on PLC’s and VFD’s. Dave’s worked nationally...

     
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  • Peter Waugh

    Years of Experience
    40

    Peter Waugh brings 39 years of experience in fields of maintenance and human resources management. Peter graduated in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Brunswick. He started his career with Westinghouse Industrial Field Service servicing power distribution equipment. He then moved to the Pulp & Paper industry where he worked for three companies over the next 30 years working in...

     
    • Darren Storm, Pretium Resources
      "The course was very informative and it has opened our eyes to the potential hazards we work with on a day to day basis. Peter was a extremely knowledgeable."
    • Erik Mikkelsen, Pretium Resources
      "Peter was very well spoken and thorough with critical information. He exhibited excellent knowledge and patience. Im extremely excited to gain knowledge that I can start to use immediately. The brochure information followed a proper, organized system. Thank you very much."
    • Sean McLennan, Pretium Resources
      "The course was very detailed. The instructor, Peter uses real life stories to get the information across. Clear and able to relate to scenarios at work."
    See Peter Waugh CV
  • Dave Neal

    Years of Experience
    46

    With 33 years of on the job experience at Hydro One, doing consulting work for McGregor Allsop, Trow Engineering Consultants and Dillion and Associates, Dave has acquired extensive knowledge of electrical equipment, installations and legislative requirements. While with Hydro One, Dave was involved with many projects including: - Held the lead role in the implementation of the new Training Development...

    • Mike Gavros, Nortown Electrical Contractors
      “Dave was very informative in this course. He used his knowledge and real life experiences to help us understand the importance of Arc Flash training and PPE.”
    • Florian Constantine, Martinrea Automotive Systems Canada Ltd.
      First of all thanks for sending Dave Neal . He is well versed with subject and kept going 8 hours. All the participants (many are not electricians) were completely glued to the subject and the training. It is indeed a good eye opener for many of us. Dave you are really good in what you are doing : Training...
    • S A Bourque, Nortown Electrical Contractors
      “I found Dave to be knowledgeable in regards to trade practice and the potential hazards associated with them. He was able to articulate pertinent points in a clear concise manner and with personality. The course was all in all; valuable and informative.”
    See Dave Neal CV
  • Edward Rideout

    Years of Experience
    50

    Ed Rideout has been involved with the electrical field in many ways for nearly 35 years. His electrical experience started when he was just out of vocational school and was hired as the sole electrician at a local fish plant in charge of six fishing trawlers, a power house and a fish plant facility. In 1975 Ed went on to work with Nova Scotia Power, first as an apprentice electrician in a generating...

    • Don Hetherington, Fredericton International Airport
      “Ed was concise and took the time to answer questions.”
    • Sinath Chheav, Littlefuse Startco
      "I thought the instructor, Ed Rideout, was very good in explaining and answering all of our questions. He was clear and knew what he was talking about."
    • Dennis Verceles, Syncrude Canada
      “The instructor was extremely good at explaining the course content of the subject. Time was utilized very well. Course was well-organized and the video presentation was very knowledgeable and helpful. Good course. Well done Ed!”
    See Edward Rideout CV
  • Jim Roberts

    Years of Experience
    39

    Jim Roberts brings over 34 years of experience in the electrical field. A graduate from the Georgian College Electrical Engineering program, he started his career at Toronto Hydro Electrical Systems as a High Voltage Underground Cable Fault Technician then proceeded to Toronto Transit Commission where he obtained his red seal 309A electrical license and became a Maintenance/Construction Electrician...

    • Andy Scheibli, Lambton Kent DSB
      Informative, knowledgeable, entertaining.
    • Bernice O'Neil, Lambton Kent DSB
      Excellent course, full of need to know current info.
    • Greg Lyon, Newalta
      “Jim was extremely knowledgeable and kept the material interesting. He was extremely in depth and very helpful.”
    See Jim Roberts CV
  • Fred Tanguay

    Years of Experience
    41

    With 30+ years of knowledge and experience gained from working in a variety of areas including power apparatus maintenance and commissioning, power engineering and design as well as training seminars for industrial and utility clients, Fred has a lot to offer students. In addition to an in-depth background in these areas, Fred also has qualifications in the following: - Occupational Health & Safety...

    • Karalee Krekosk, Syncrude Canada
      These instructors are very knowledgeable. I wish that they were either 1) my journeymen in my apprentice years or 2) my electrical instructors for years 1-4. I feel like I could ask them anything electrical related and that they could deliver the correct answer, explained in terms anyone would understand.
    • Ken Brodle, Keith Plumbing and Heating
      "Fred was brilliant as an instructor. He knew his material and was able to explain it so that even people unfamiliar with electricity could understand it. He was patient and explained the material with emphasis on what was vital to know."
    • Justine Rogers, Syncrude Canada
      “Fred is very knowledgeable and can instruct a course whether from a schedule or fly by the seat of his pants, lots of hands on time.”
    See Fred Tanguay CV
  • Alain Tremblay

    Years of Experience
    52

    Alain Tremblay is an electrical engineer with over 31 years of experience. He is fluent in both French and English and can instruct courses in both languages. He is a consultant on electrical power systems and preventative maintenance such as infrared thermography, transformer oil and gas analysis, electrical course and job supervision. Alain graduated from Laval University in Quebec with a Bachelor...

     
    See Alain Tremblay CV
  • Terry Yonkheym

    Years of Experience
    57

    Terry Yonkheym brings over 28 years experience in training and practical electrical maintenance to Canada Training Group's electrical, safety and high voltage programs. Terry's extensive service record for Ontario Hydro began as a Power Maintenance Electrician Apprentice, progressing through attaining the Inter-Provincial Construction and Maintenance Electrician's license, Journeyperson status and...

    • Louzan Cochrane, Syncrude Canada
      "Terry was well based in electrical knowledge. He was very good at explaining the course content."
    • Karalee Krekoski, Syncrude Canada Ltd.
      “Terry Yonkheym is knowledgeable, personable and well spoken. It was a pleasure to be in his class.”
    • Bobby Bartlett, Nabors Canada
      "Terry was a very good instructor. He was very thorough and knowledgeable. He spent lots of one on one time with the students and helped them understand what they were misinterpreting."
    See Terry Yonkheym CV
  • “Arc flash training made me more aware of the hazards in my job. Good information, well presented and nobody fell asleep. Should be able to do my job more effectively and safely.”

    Ray Sander, LP Golden
  • "This course was very beneficial and certainly opened my eyes to all the dangers and hazards involved. It will certainly be beneficial when we complete a breaker change out at our facility. Very knowledgeable instructor, Ed Rideout who has seen a lot over the years."

    Kevin Barry, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • "Good and informative, made me much more aware of my surroundings in and around the jobsite."

    Mark Pelham, EMW Industrial Ltd.
  • “I found this program quite informative and extremely useful. It definitely opened my eyes to arc hazards and attention to safety.”

    Dale Dulaba, Black and McDonald
  • “The instructor is very knowledgeable. He did a good job of keeping the pace up. I liked the videos. The course was definitely an eye opener.”

    Devin, Karlstrom, Inter Pipeline Ltd.
  • “Clear information, good feedback, and usable information for developing our site procedures.”

    Brian Auclair, DSM Nutritional Products
  • “Great instructor and great information. Although disturbing, I enjoyed the videos and pictures of the real life accidents. They really hit home on the possibility of injury.”

    Tim Jackson, NS Health
  • “This course was a great way of convincing people to take precautions and work safely.”

    Kyle Hughes, KTH Shelburne Mfg.
  • “The instructor was very knowledgeable about all aspects of the course. Good videos to prevent Arc Flash danger and had good stories to go along with the material.”

    Trevor Nelson, Inter Pipeline Ltd
  • “Very knowledgeable with lots of experience and examples. Kept the course interesting.”

    Edward, DND
  • “The point of electrical dangers was driven home.”

    Larry Fradette, SNC Lavalin
  • "This course is as important for management as it is for people that actually work on the equipment. Understanding the need for safety process, PPE and the need to work without distraction will help me better manage my employees."

    Warren Liick, Sasktel
  • “I found the course was very good. I learned a lot. Very happy to attend it. A lot of new information to remember and consider at work. The instructor kept the course interesting, easy to listen to. I definitely was not aware of that many electrical hazards.”

    David Warkentin, Lode-King Industries
  • “I found this course to be very informative. The course was very balanced with personal stories and media use. The instructor was very knowledgeable and explained things very well. This course has stressed the importance of my job and made me realize the dangers are real. Going forward, I will do things...

    Kent Worthington, Grain Millers Canada
  • “I felt the course was very informative and contained lots of safety tips and visuals. Presentation by the instructor was outstanding, but some of the info was beyond the scope of what I felt an electrician should know. I learned some useful tips and it honed my safety awareness to perform my work...

    D Clements, DND
  • “It was an excellent course with a very knowledgeable instructor. The instructor was able to relate to many real world situations. Well done!”

    Ryan Clumpus, Town of Ajax
  • “This course was very informative and the instructor Jim Roberts made the material easy to understand with good examples from personal experiences as well as video examples. I feel I have knowledge to participate in a meaningful discussion around this work or help create improved procedures, hazard...

    Ed DeGroot, Calgary Transit
  • “Excellent! Thank you very much. Very, very helpful for my job.”

    Chang Soo Shin, Samco Machinery
  • “The course explained causes of arc flash and necessity of PPE and the instructor explained these effectively. Videos scared the crap out of me.”

    L Valente, Vari-Form Inc.
  • “I thought the instructor was very good, he was funny and kept things interesting. The course was an eye opener that I think we all needed with very important stuff to get you thinking. I think everyone enjoyed it.”

    Dean Knight, Middlesex Hospital Alliance
  • “The course is going to be very useful in further work and day to day life. The instructor is very knowledgeable and gave a lot of very useful information about Arc Flashes and electricity in a whole.”

    Devan Johnson, Pembina Pipeline
  • “This was an A+ course with an A+ instructor. He knew what he was teaching and was very direct. Good with all of the answers.”

    Pat Doyle, Lanxess
  • “This course was an introduction to arc flash safety and was focused on showing some of the consequences and real world incidents that can occur. The instructor was easy to understand and showed some interesting examples and videos.”

    Wade Dolton, Canadian Light Source
  • “I feel the instructor was very knowledgeable and effective with the delivery of this course. This course will help me and my coworkers by reminding us all of the safety procedures and planning of everyday work.”

    Douglas Bulmer, DND
  • “I thought the training was the right duration (1 day) for my requirements to identify these hazards in my workplace that weren't known about before. I appreciated Jim's experience in the field, particularly with equipping crews with the right equipment. I will highly recommend that my fellow senior...

    Trevor McIvor, Canadian Coast Guard
  • The instructor, Ed Rideout was very knowledgeable, and presented the course material very well. He had the students involved and encouraged questions. I found the course material for the most part to be very interesting and will be helpful to me in my day to day work. I would recommend this course to...

    Ken Power, The Co-Operators
  • “This was an excellent informative class well-presented worthwhile and enjoyable and lots of great information.”

    Tyler Doubt, Powell River General Hospital
  • "Very well presented course. As a non-electrician, I found it fairly straight forward. The instructor, Dave Neal brought personal experience into the mix, which improved the learning environment."

    Chris Bunting, PTI Group
  • “The instructor has an excellent knowledge of what he is teaching. He was able to give many examples from real world situations he has encountered throughout his career.”

    Philip Nickerson, SNC Lavalin
  • “I found the course very informative and the way the instructor was able to pass the information in a way all could understand was well done. I learnt a lot of new items on arc flash that was unknown before.”

    M Lange, Graymont
  • "This was a good reminder of how quickly accidents can happen and how important it is wearing PPE when performing electrical tasks."

    Dave Papetti, SNC Lavalin O & M
  • “A very informative and interesting course. I'm glad I came. I learned a lot and feel I can work more safely through my apprenticeship with this course.”

    Kalen Dyck, West Fraser
  • “Hands on, practical exercises, very valuable, gives a good understanding of the standard.”

    Dan Plant, Lowe, Gravelle and Associates
  • “An eye opener to the potential risk associated with electricity.”

    Clayton Reeve, Inter Pipeline Ltd.
  • "Clear concise speaker with a definite interest in safety and passing on his considerable experiences in the field."

    Rob Buxton, Dunkley Lumber
  • “The instructor did an excellent job; with a great knowledge level of the subject matter with plenty of experience to add to his credibility.”

    Shawn Kathol, Dyno Nobel Canada
  • “I personally believe that I have learned very valuable information that will save my life someday and/or save me from future bodily injury. The instructor, Dave Neal was very engaging and involved in his teachings. THIS IS THE BEST ARC FLASH training I have received.”

    Tom Watson, Gold Trail School Division #74
  • "My instructor for this course, Dave Smith was very good at conveying the message that this is very necessary and that the tools have been given to us to be safe at what we do. But, it is our responsibility to use the stuff and apply the safe work practices. I like how he makes it so you are emotionally...

    Tom Lavigne, Ainsworth Engineered OSB
  • “Our instructor made the course very interesting. He was very knowledgeable of the subject at hand. I thought it was going to feel like a long boring class but he made it interesting and fun which made the time go by quickly. Great job!!”

    Marko Kenfelja, Nortown Electrical Contractors
  • “This is a great course that I should have taken 14 years ago. I hope to create and support greater awareness of electrical issues on our own plant site. Thank You”

    Paul Busch, Pembina Pipeline
  • “I found the instructor to be very knowledgeable and use great examples and stories to back up the importance of proper PPE and procedures to be safe.”

    David Vanier, Farnell Packaging
  • “Very informative course for the non-electrical electrician employees like myself. Educating us on safety while operating and being around major electrical components. Instructor was easy to understand, knowledgeable and kept us awake.”

    Garett Beres, Grain Millers Canada
  • “Instructor was very thorough and easy to listen to. He answered all questions and shared great stories related to a lot of topics. Excellent course. I learned a lot.”

    Brett Lawson, Canadian Coast Guard
  • “The course material covers the essentials. The method of the course presentation seems to make it easy to remember all pertinent information then came celebration of learning time, very easy, and very informative course.”

    Tony Torrensan, West Fraser Lumber
  • “This course was great, it’s geared in such a way that a non-electrician (me) is comfortable and understands the content. I took notes of 8-10 “ah-ha” moments today, things I can take with me and apply to our safety program. There was lots of value in that for me. I would certainly take the course...

    Jen Furrow, McCain Foods Canada
  • “The instructor Dave Neal is extremely knowledgeable and easy to follow. Great material and communication skills, this course is definitely one of the “must take” for technical personnel.”

    Ivan Melnikov, KTH Shelburne Mfg.
  • “The teacher did a really good job. I appreciated it and I’d strongly recommend to my co-workers.”

    Jim Li, Katlyn Technical Services
  • “The instructor is very well versed with combined hands on and book knowledge. All questions were answered beyond satisfaction.”

    Alan Barnett, DND
  • “I’ve personally taken a lot from this course. It has taught me to take nothing for granted and not to take short cuts.”

    Mike Gavros, Nortown Electrical Contractors
  • “Instructor was very knowledgeable, he educated us very well about the dangers related to High Voltage work and it was very useful for me.”

    Mike Akbari, Technical Closures Centre
  • “The course was very informative, I learnt quite a bit about arc flash, the safety gear involved and the proper procedures involved. The instructor was great and made the material entertaining as well as educational.”

    Justin Pyper, Prodigy Tech Group Inc.
  • "I feel this course was very important and informative to be aware of the serious dangers of arc flash potential. And the steps we need to take to avoid or minimize the dangers and injuries."

    Ryan Hanrahan, ICS State
  • “The instructor was very knowledgeable and able to answer any questions from the group. Very good learning and understanding was received by the group on a basic Arc Flash awareness. I think I will look closer at equipment and protecting myself before conducting work.”

    Derek Arberry, CNRL
  • “Knowledgeable instructor, he made the course interesting and made it relate to my workplace. This course helped me remember the realization of the hazards that we deal with on a day to day basis.”

    Darren Littlejohn, Enbridge Pipleines
  • "Concepts were explained in a clear, understanding manner. The instructor, Dave Neal used life experiences to illustrate or focus on a topic which made it interesting. The course is good."

    Gary Honch, PTI Group
  • “The instructor is very knowledgeable and helpful. He provided a lot of examples in class, which are very close to our daily operation. From the class, I got clarification of what electrical safety should be and how to protect myself if I need to perform an electrical field job.”

    Gang Eric Liu, Samco Machinery
  • “The instructor was knowledgeable; course flow was good and a mix of practical experience and information.”

    Tom McKay, EPTCON Ltd.
  • "The instructor, Dave Neal was very knowledgeable and thorough with the explanation of the material. Everything was understood and all questions were answered. Very good and definitely recommend to other companies.

    Harley Spence, Alberta Plywood
  • "Very good instruction. Gave a overview of how the standard works and how to analyze the equipment you are working on"

    Trent Wanner, SaskPower
  • “A must take and a great reminder for others.”

    Ben Vander Roest, Atlantic Windows
  • “The instructor did a great job explaining the concepts and procedures throughout the course. I was interested and engaged throughout the course. I’m very satisfied and came away with a lot of knowledge.”

    Gurjit Dhaljwal, PCL Energy
  • "The duration of the whole course was very well organized. Terry Yonkheym spent the right amount of time at the right times. I feel a lot more comfortable with this topic now. Great Instructor.

    "Cam Simkins, L & M Wood Products
  • “The instructor was well informed and prepared and up to date with changes in the regulations. He was able to explain and share experiences working as an electrician.”

    Orville Wright, Manning Forest Products
  • “Instructor was clear and interesting. The course was very helpful for me in my position of plant maintenance.”

    Cory Roberts, Expocrete
  • "The presentation of this course was very good and the instructor was well spoken. I was not bored or distracted. This was one of the better courses I have taken, it was eye opening and had good safety practices and procedures. I learned a great deal from this training course."

    Grant Friesen, Birchcliff Energy
  • "It was an eye opener to see what could really happen in arc flashes and the injuries they cause and the little bit of a flash to cause serious injury. The instructor, Ed Rideout was great and to the point."

    Allan Brown, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • “This was a very good course. Lots of good info, it brings the dangers of arc flash home.”

    Jeff MacEachen, Savage
  • “Great attitude, hard-hitting slides, useful information, willing to step up and answer questions, and very helpful.”

    Kyle Bell, Dana Holding Corp
  • "The instructor, Dave Smith was a pleasure to listen to. He was very knowledgeable about all areas and had personal stories which were great to hear. As well he was very prepared with videos and PPE. I definitely am walking away from this course with the knowledge of certain things electrical. However...

    Clark Drury, City of Lloydminster
  • “Course was very informative, specifically about arc flash. Good to know the CSA standard and where to find category & PPE information for future use.”

    Scott Prevost, Regal Beloit Canada
  • “Great course, full of information that many of us did not want know or even think about prior. Good course to take for work as well as regular day life. The instructor, Dave Smith was very good at delivering the material and keeping the attention of the group. The course had real life examples with...

    Nathan Taylor, Pembina Pipelines
  • “The instructor, Ed Rideout was very knowledgeable and a vast amount of work related experience made the course interesting and informative.”

    Kevin MacDonald, PTI Group
  • “The course was very well prepared. The instructor gave more information this time. It was well worth taking this.”

    Nick Mills, Revere Plastics
  • “Fun, but extremely informative. He grasped the importance and seriousness of arc flash.”

    Paolo Lastimosa, DND
  • A real course, very interesting and helpful. I would definitely recommend it.

    Jason Weiler, Regal Beloit Canada
  • "Excellent information!! There was a lot of information that I was not aware of. This will be helpful to me going forward as we develop our own Safe Work Procedures."

    David Payne, Waterous Power systems
  • “The course was very informative and helpful to understand the dangers associated with working around electricity.”

    Joe Flynn, Inter Pipeline Fund
  • “Very clear and good knowledge on practices and what can happen if no care is taken.”

    Kyle R, Frontier Power Products
  • “Instructor was very knowledgeable and he kept the class interesting. I felt like I walked out with a real better understanding of the safety requirements and my requirements as an employee in arc flash safety preparation in the workplace.”

    Matt Savitsky, Western Electrical Management
  • "This course opened my eyes to the effects of and arc flash and I hope to carry this insight into my work place."

    James Essery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • “I really enjoyed the course material. I feel like I have learnt a lot that can be brought back and applied to my daily work routine. The videos and stories from the instructor were great.”

    Dave Maczko, Lanxess
  • “The instructor was very knowledgeable and delivered the course very well. It opened my eyes to things I did not know before. I would recommend this course to anyone that may deal with electricity.”

    Ryan MacIntosh, Prodigy Tech Group Inc.
  • "The instructor was very good and the arcflash information was valuable. Recommended"

    D. Wall, Supervisor, Graymont Aggregates
  • “Well worth taking.”

    Glen Zawislak, Boeing
  • “The course was a real eye opener to what hazards we work with and around our daily lives. Have respect for electricity. I learned a lot.”

    Henry Bartsch, Triple E Canada
  • “I very much enjoyed the course and the instructor. It had lots of good examples and illustrations throughout. This was a very beneficial course even though I have limited electrical experiences.”

    Rob Britton, City of Charlottetown
  • “This was a very good course. It was informative and easy to listen to, made me understand the potential and danger of an Arc Flash.”

    Shawn Chapchuk, West Fraser
  • “This course should be mandatory for all electricians. It is an eye opener as well as a refresher for information forgotten.”

    Stephen Woods, PCL Energy
  • "The instructor, Terry Yonkheym went through material in a timely and efficient manner. I stayed engaged the entire course and it covered all topics relevant to me."

    Chris Matweow, L & M Wood Products
  • "Great job. I learnt lots of useful safety information. I will feel more comfortable in 600V situations and dealing with breakers."

    Doug McKinnon, AK Brown Refrigeration
  • "I liked this course and believe it was worthwhile. I already had a respect for electricity but now I have even more. I found the instructor, Dave Smith to be very knowledgeable and easily taught the course so everyone could follow along. I would recommend this course to others."

    Morgan Bancroft, City of Lloydminster
  • “I really enjoyed the instructor and his teaching style. He had a very good grasp of the subject and the material and explained everything very well.”

    Loren Resler, Department of National Defence
  • “This course was very well presented, the material got my attention and the instructor was very informed and passionate with regards to the material.”

    Sincy Outhaivong, Granny’s Poultry Cooperative Ltd
  • "Very good course. It opens up a lot of questions, but shows the dangers in a realistic way of what can happen to us in a split second while doing the work we do daily. Ed Rideout did a really good job in presenting the information."

    John MacInnis, ICS State
  • “Good course and good instructor. It brings awareness to risks involved with different types of electrical work. Good advice of proper PPE to suite and lots of great practical advice.”

    Chris Johns, Nortown Electrical Contractors
  • “The instructor uses real life experiences. Everyone in the class enjoyed the course. I don`t mind going again or recommend any electrical personnel.”

    Rashid Dahir, PCL Energy
  • “The instructor was informative and made a dry topic entertaining as well as informative. Visual tools were well presented and definitely helped to drive the point home. Good job, well done.”

    Robert tenHaaft, PCL Energy
  • “This course was very insightful to making us as maintenance workers aware of the hazards involved when working on, near or around electrical equipment and apparatus. The instructor, Dave Neal was knowledgeable and very good at driving home the message and explaining the consequences of failing to...

    Greg Peacock, KTH Shelburne Mfg.
  • “Excellent, informative, challenging, relative, and exceptional.”

    Keith Kryviak, CDN Controls Ltd
Day 1
Start Time, Introduction 08:00 - 10:00 am
Morning Break 10:00 - 10:15 am
Class Time 10:15 - 12:00 pm
Lunch Time 12:00 - 01:00 pm
Class Time, Followed by Afternoon Break 01:00 - 03:00 pm
Class Time, End Time 03:15 - 04:30 pm
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