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
June 6 – 6, 2019 Mississauga, ON OR19072 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
June 10 – 10, 2019 Sarnia, ON OR19076 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
June 13 – 13, 2019 Windsor, ON OR19078 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
June 18 – 18, 2019 Petawawa, ON OR19347 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
June 20 – 20, 2019 Petawawa, ON OR19349 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
June 24 – 24, 2019 Grande Prairie, AB OR19074 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
July 8 – 8, 2019 Edmonton, AB OR19131 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
July 29 – 29, 2019 Fredericton, NB OR19136 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
August 15 – 15, 2019 Calgary, AB OR19080 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
August 19 – 19, 2019 Barrie, ON OR19085 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
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  • Aaron Budjak, Pembina Pipelines
    “Absolutely great course, instructor was great and he taught me about what arc flashes are and how to protect myself and how to prevent arc flash.”
  • Mike Gavros, Nortown Electrical Contractors
    “I’ve personally taken a lot from this course. It has taught me to take nothing for granted and not to take short cuts.”
  • Larry Fradette, SNC Lavalin
    “The point of electrical dangers was driven home.”
  • Travis Manchur, Finning
    "The course was very good, I appreciated the real world examples and videos. It gave us a good appreciation & understanding of the risks of Arc Flash on workers and management. Also, gave us the background to judge the severity of risk of systems & the methods to protect employees."
  • Doug Dort, DSM Nutritional Products
    “The instructor was very knowledgeable in the course material. Lots of information on the course. Safety is a very high topic. Interesting points of view on how arc flash works at industrial sites. Answered all questions about many of the course topics.”

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

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    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...

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      "I found the instructor, Dave Smith very informative and knowledgeable about the subject matter. He used greater visual and verbal examples explaining the course material."
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    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 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...

     
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  • Dave Neal

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    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...

    • 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...
    • Karolyn Kendall, Tolko Athabasca Site
      “Great course, lots of great information and most importantly the instructor Dave Neal was knowledgeable, kept us engaged and put on a great presentation.”
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  • Edward Rideout

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    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...

    • Tyler Romanchuk, Suncor
      “The course was excellent overall. The instructor, Ed Rideout was clear and made you feel comfortable with the material. Excellent tools and equipment provided.”
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      “Best arc flash safety course I've ever taken. Excellent instructor and course content. First class that has had the Z462 book included in the content. Would have liked to see a copy of the Z462 manual included in the course fee, so I could highlight and take notes in the safety manual. Thanks Ed...
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  • Jim Roberts

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    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...

    • Shaun Filson, SaskPower
      “Jim presented the material in an easy-to-follow manner. Course content was informative and will be very useful in the place where I work. Overall, definitely worth taking.”
    • Mike Tomassetti, Toronto Transit Commission
      “Jim is great at his job and has taught me a lot of information on high voltage safety.”
    • Bernice O'Neil, Lambton Kent DSB
      Excellent course, full of need to know current info.
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  • 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...

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      Course was very informative. Very hands on onto learning which tends to stick better.
    • Cam Rands, Mosaic Potash
      “Fred was a very good instructor that can explain stuff in a way anyone could understand. He kept us interested on the topics and the hands on work. I would like to see him at more of our courses.”
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      “Fred, the instructor, was very knowledgeable and practical, having been in the electrical industry for the majority of his career. So I learned a lot from his real experiences, and lessons learned, which added a lot of value to the standard curriculum.”
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  • Alain Tremblay

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    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...

     
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  • 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...

    • Steven Neggers, PTI Camp Install
      "Instructor knowledge was excellent. His experiences further helped to understand course material."
    • Krystal Swimmer, Shell
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  • “Absolutely great course, instructor was great and he taught me about what arc flashes are and how to protect myself and how to prevent arc flash.”

    Aaron Budjak, Pembina Pipelines
  • "Very good instruction. Gave a overview of how the standard works and how to analyze the equipment you are working on"

    Trent Wanner, SaskPower
  • “The course was well presented and very informative. The instructor was very knowledgeable and interesting.”

    Chad Smith, DND
  • “Clear information, good feedback, and usable information for developing our site procedures.”

    Brian Auclair, DSM Nutritional Products
  • “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 course was informative and was delivered in an engaging manner. The information gained from the course can be directly applied to my work place and the maintenance that I perform."

    Tyler Gregory, PTI Group
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “The instructor did an outstanding job and I would recommend this to anyone. Course was very educational and helped me understand more about my safety and hazards to arc flash.”

    Mitch Walker, Pembina Pipelines
  • "Informative course, definitely opend my eyes & will help me to apply safety to working situations."

    Ryan Kozubski, Nabors Drilling
  • “Very informative, good instruction, straight forward, I actually enjoyed this course, didn’t fall asleep and drool on myself.”

    Thomas Bowmann PTI Group,
  • “Great knowledge, easy to speak with, opened my eyes to new and proper procedures.”

    Jeremy Benns, Weetabix of Canada
  • This course was very informative and provided me with a wealth of knowledge to do my job safer and to minimize the risk of being exposed to an Arc Flash. I would like to recommend the use of more extensive PPE for electricians who have the potential of being exposed to an Arc Flash. The instructor provided...

    Michael Disso, Canrig Canada
  • "Great course!! Lots of information that I can use on the job. It gave me a new perspective/respect for the type of work environment that I'm in everyday."

    Tony Beaver, Canrig Canada
  • “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
  • “Excellent presentation, very informative definitely in regards to the safety procedures around electrical equipment. It was above us somewhat; but definitely an eye opener to the hazards that can happen.”

    Siu Lou, Highliner Food Inc.
  • I found that the course was very informative and interesting. I learnt a lot about the potential dangers involved with the electrical side of the work environment that myself and co-workers are around every day on a daily basis.”

    Martin DesRoches, Pembina Pipelines
  • “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 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
  • “Life saving and very informative.”

    Reuben Delorme, Pembina Pipeline
  • “Excellent examples of real life and videos and photos to bring to light the realities of arc flash.”

    Ryan, 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
  • “Excellent experience and knowledge. Backed up his ideas with real world, factual information. Presentation was something and easy to follow.”

    Jason Sparling, Manning Forest Products
  • What I gained from this course is the importance of having our Maintenance people educated in Arc Flash Awareness. It is extremely important that only properly trained compliant individuals work on our 600V panels. "The probability of non compliant individuals being injured / killed by Arc Flash is high...

    Mark Quigley, Master-Packaging Inc.
  • "I'm thankful for taking this course as it has made me more aware of situations that I'm in every day."

    Jacob Labelle, AK Brown Refrigeration
  • “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
  • “This course was very descriptive and pin pointed all the safety involved with arc flashes. The course really makes you think about what you are doing when working on energized equipment and knowing all the risks involved. I will take what I’ve learnt in this course and apply it immediately in the...

    Brandon Cronk, Prodigy Tech Group Inc.
  • “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 course gave good information about working safely around electrical equipment. The instructor was easy to listen to and I did not fall asleep. It was valuable information, which I will use.”

    Darren Groot, Pacific Bioenergy
  • "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
  • “This course is extremely helpful. It is one of the most fantastic courses that I have ever had. The instructor is very knowledgeable and has good training skills.”

    Daniel Wu, Weetabix of Canada
  • “The information I got from this course better helps me understand potential dangers around electricity. It gave me a better understanding with safety and risk management.”

    Tanner Halverson, Pembina Pipeline
  • “The instructor, Ross Dion was knowledgeable and kept the class moving at a good pace with plenty of information. He touched on all expectations and was informed on new legislation and updates.”

    Perry Turton, Prairie North Health Region
  • “The course was easy to follow and informative. The instructor was clear and concise. I know I have a better understanding of the hazards associated with Arc Flash and the PPE and procedures in place to deal with them.”

    Thomas Merkel, Inter Pipeline Fund
  • "I enjoyed the course. The instructor, Ross Dion, was very knowledgeable and explained everything very well. Almost 85% of the course I was not aware of and I took home a lot of knowledge that I can use on the job and also relay to fellow electricians."

    Fred Boldt, Renfrew Victoria Hospital
  • A real course, very interesting and helpful. I would definitely recommend it.

    Jason Weiler, Regal Beloit Canada
  • “Very informative and eye opening to many of the known hazards, as well as some that are not as recognizable.”

    Charlie Wilkins, DND CFB Gagetown
  • "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
  • “The instructor is well prepared and material he presented was organized. This course educated us a lot about arc flash effects. Thanks”

    Kais Abdulmawjood, Texas A&M University
  • “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
  • “The instructor did a very good job. Has a good understanding of the material and could relate a lot of it to previous work. The course covers pretty much everything you need for understanding safe work practices. It gives you awareness of possible situations and how to prevent accidents.”

    Allan Wenaas, Impact Energy Service
  • “This course was very clear and concise about arc flash safety. The video examples and pictures made it very clear on how powerful an arc flash can be. Clear instruction was given on proper PPE and how to energize equipment.

    Chris Mott, High Line Electrical
  • “Really good course. Thanks for the information, lots of good info. Taking lots back to the electrical boys back in town.”

    Kevin Vig, Pembina Pipeline
  • “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
  • “This course was a great way of convincing people to take precautions and work safely.”

    Kyle Hughes, KTH Shelburne Mfg.
  • “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
  • "This course opened my eyes up on many topics. The concentration needed to perform troubleshooting. One job, one thought. Know what you need to expect when troubleshooting/testing."

    Will J, Ainsworth
  • “The point of electrical dangers was driven home.”

    Larry Fradette, SNC Lavalin
  • “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 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
  • "This course was great. The instructor was very knowledgeable with "real life" examples. The visual material and candid discussions brought out issues that may have been typically stifled.

    Daryl Hudak, Birchcliff Energy
  • “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.
  • “Even though I've taken the course before, it did remind me of some of the things I'd forgotten. I also learned new rules and standards that are now in place. The instructor was well organized and answered all questions.”

    William Nicolay, West Fraser Lumber
  • “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 course was very good, I appreciated the real world examples and videos. It gave us a good appreciation & understanding of the risks of Arc Flash on workers and management. Also, gave us the background to judge the severity of risk of systems & the methods to protect employees."

    Travis Manchur, Finning
  • “Great program, I learned a lot. Good material. Helps me with managing electrical safety programs. Thanks.”

    Alex Forbes, Dana Holding Corp
  • “Personable, kept things moving and interesting. Provided real examples to make a point. Answered questions respectfully.”

    Bruce Parr, West Fraser Lumber
  • “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
  • “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
  • “The course was very informative and worth attending. The material was dry but presented in such a way that one didn’t notice it.”

    Chris Johnson, Department of National Defence
  • "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
  • "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
  • “I found the information in the course to be very informative/beneficial to further advance my education and understanding of the potential hazards of arc flash potential, ways to safely conduct work and protect myself, now and in future endeavors for the rest of my career in the electrical industry...

    Travis Shewchuk, PCL Energy
  • “This course and the instructor were both very helpful and the course I believe will help out the department.”

    Todd Purdy, Compass Compression
  • "This has been the best hazard training course that I have taken. If you work around electrical you need to take this course."

    Nick Mills, Revere Plastics Systems Inc.
  • “A must take and a great reminder for others.”

    Ben Vander Roest, Atlantic Windows
  • “The instructor is very knowledgeable to this subject matter. He shares his experience and I find it very useful for my daily job. I learnt a lot from this course that I could carry on for the rest of my electrical career. Well done and a big thanks.”

    Thaddeus Pasco, Martinrea Automotive Systems
  • “Speaks a language the average electrician can understand and engaged everyone in the course. One of the better instructors I have had. This course could quite easily be a “death by power point” but it wasn’t.”

    Cory Wilson, Western Forest Products
  • "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
  • “I think the course was very helpful. I now feel more confident in potentially dangerous electrical situations. The instructor was great and we had a good pizza lunch. I can’t wait to apply what I learnt in the field.” Tyson Falle, Prodigy Tech Group Inc. “Training was good. Lots had changed...

    Paul Saltel, Apperley Electric
  • “The course was awesome. The instructor did a great job of explaining and showing the dangers and precautions of arc flash.”

    Jordan Wiens, Apperley Electric
  • "I found the course to be very educational and a huge eye opener on the potential risks involved with working on low voltage electrical systems."

    David Thompson, Connors Bros. Ltd.
  • “Good presentation of course material and gave out good examples and perspective when looking at electrical devices. The instructor is very good at keeping the class together by making it lively and exciting.”

    Mark Rogue, Lode-King Industries
  • “The course gave a lot of really good information. There was a lot I really had no idea about therefore it was really beneficial to me. The instructor was very well spoken and made the course enjoyable. I would definitely suggest this to others. The course brought up a lot of other points you really...

    Jesse McDonald, Prodigy Tech Group Inc.
  • “The instructor was very knowledgeable in the course material. Lots of information on the course. Safety is a very high topic. Interesting points of view on how arc flash works at industrial sites. Answered all questions about many of the course topics.”

    Doug Dort, DSM Nutritional Products
  • “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
  • "Good and informative, made me much more aware of my surroundings in and around the jobsite."

    Mark Pelham, EMW Industrial Ltd.
  • “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
  • “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 good course to keep me informed of proper ways to work in the electrical field.” Kristen Woitas, Apperley Electric

    Kristen Woitas, Apperley Electric
  • “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 was very knowledgeable of the course content. He kept it moving along well and made it interesting and very good instruction. Course was good and I have gained knowledge on how to protect myself when working around electrical equipment.”

    Ed Konas, Pembina Pipelines
  • “This was an excellent course with good instruction. I’m a journeyman electrician for 35 years. I learnt a lot of information today. Thank you.”

    Mike Townsend, Town of Ajax
  • “This course was very informative and eye opening. I’ll definitely take information away from this course and apply it in my workplace.”

    Colter Johnson, CNRL
  • “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
  • "Very informative course and identified many faults and bad habits that need to be corrected."

    Shawn Faith, Mott Manufacturing Ltd.
  • “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
  • “Was a very knowledgeable course and very informative. Learnt a lot on how to keep safe and avoid injury. The instructor was well experienced and knew what he was talking about which made the course a lot more interesting from his stories.”

    Barry Clark, PCL Energy
  • 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
  • “The instructor was great, very informative and thorough. I appreciate the information. The course material is great and I recommend myself and co-workers repeat this course yearly.”

    Jamie Clement, Tundra Process Solutions
  • "This course was top notch. Very well presented, I would recommend to all my co-workers."

    Roland Ford, City of Charlottetown
  • “The course was well planned and straight forward. The instructor’s use of videos and personal experience was useful to really enforce the dangers of arc flash.”

    Mark Hanlon, Inter Pipeline Ltd.
  • “Course was in depth and detailed and well presented. Would whole heartedly recommend for any electrical industry.”

    Tyler Garvey, DND
  • “Very knowledgeable with lots of experience and examples. Kept the course interesting.”

    Edward, DND
  • “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
  • “Excellent, informative, challenging, relative, and exceptional.”

    Keith Kryviak, CDN Controls Ltd
  • "Ed Rideout was an excellent instructor, well spoken and knowledgeable. Personally, I learnt a lot from this course and I will be safer for taking it."

    Paul Woodman, Canadian Coast Guard
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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