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This one-day course is designed for workers responsible for electrical systems and needing certification in the CSA Z462-15 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
October 30 – 30, 2017 Sarnia, ON OR17079 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
November 20 – 20, 2017 Edmonton, AB OR17089 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
December 4 – 4, 2017 Mississauga, ON OR17091 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
December 7 – 7, 2017 Sarnia, ON OR17094 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
January 15 – 15, 2018 Richmond, BC OR18002 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
January 18 – 18, 2018 Calgary, AB OR18004 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
January 18 – 18, 2018 Pickering, ON OR18006 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
February 5 – 5, 2018 Edmonton, AB OR18008 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
February 12 – 12, 2018 Dartmouth, NS OR18010 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
February 15 – 15, 2018 Winnipeg, MB OR18015 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
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  • Irv Slager, Tenaris
    “The course was enlightening to me. It gave me food for thought and a new view of hazards and risks in the safe use of electricity. The instructor, Ross Dion kept the class moving, no dull moments and a good level of assistance to me, as I’m not a trained electrician.”
  • Kevin Vig, Pembina Pipeline
    “Really good course. Thanks for the information, lots of good info. Taking lots back to the electrical boys back in town.”
  • Mark Pelham, EMW Industrial Ltd.
    "Good and informative, made me much more aware of my surroundings in and around the jobsite."
  • Cory Wilson, Western Forest Products
    “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.”
  • Mike Townsend, Town of Ajax
    “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.”

Course topics


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


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


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

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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


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

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


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

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


Objective: Ensure corporate compliance with CSA Z462.

  • Responsibilities
  • Training Requirements
  • Electrical Safety Program


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


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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  • Ross Dion

    Years of Experience

    Ross’ background as a supervisor responsible for the safety of maintenance teams under his watch at Ontario Hydro and his vigilant efforts to ensure that safety protocol was the number one priority, especially qualify him as an expert on the subject of electrical safety in the workplace. Both in the realms of Low and High Voltage. Ross has had considerable experience and influence in the last...

    • Tim Rosychuk, Agrium
      "Ross was informative and presented the material in a professional, easy to understand manner."
    • Billy Patterson, Valley Automation & Control Inc.
      “Ross is very knowledgeable in the course outline. He spoke very clear and made sure everyone understood before moving forward. He had great stories which would reflect on what was being taught. Great job Ross, I enjoyed the course. “Plan your work” and “work your plan”.
    • Justin Bennett, Valley Automation & Control Inc.
      “Very informative course, big eye opener. Ross treated us like one of the guys instead of your typical teaching fashion. He included everyone, never singled anyone out. Great job!”
    See Ross Dion CV
  • Dave Smith

    Years of Experience

    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...

    • Carla Young, Syncrude Canada
      "Very relaxed, informative and funny. Great instructor!!"
    • Lloyd Johnson, City of Lloydminster
      "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."
    • Taylor Lush, Syncrude Canada
      "I thought Dave did a very good job of presenting the course material. He was also very thorough."
    See Dave Smith CV
  • Dave Neal

    Years of Experience

    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...

    • Adam Kyle, TransAlta
      “Very informative. Dave Neal keeps the topics interesting, and to the point. His real-life experience is a real asset to teach a course like this. Would recommend him to teach any related course.”
    • Jon Kieswetter, Hammond Manufacturing
      Dave Neal was a great instructor, kept things interesting.
    • Joel Gagnon, Brookfield Renewable
      “I found the instructor, Dave Neal very informative and easy to interact with. Through his experience and knowledge he was able to give us many examples that were easy to understand. This was a great course for someone with little electrical experience like myself.”
    See Dave Neal CV
  • Edward Rideout

    Years of Experience

    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...

    • Frank Balen, Suncor
      “Great two day course, covered lots of material which basically reiterated my position on safe work practices. Thanks to the refresher, Bill C-45 keeps most of us honest. Thanks Ed.”
    • Robert Jewett, Suncor
      "Excellent job, very thorough. Instructor, Ed Rideout is very knowledgeable with a strong background. A major benefit for us in the workplace."
    • Braiden McLellan, Littlefuse Startco
      "Ed did a great job keeping the information interesting as well as informative. I learned about many dangers and safety procedures that otherwise would have possibly been taken for granted."
    See Edward Rideout CV
  • Jim Roberts

    Years of Experience

    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...

    • Connie Oglivie, Lambton Kent DSB
      Good course, good resource materials, valuable networking.
    • Mike Zahra, Toronto Transit Commission
      “Good instructor, very knowledgeable.”
    • Mike Tomassetti, Toronto Transit Commission
      “Jim is great at his job and has taught me a lot of information on high voltage safety.”
    See Jim Roberts CV
  • Fred Tanguay

    Years of Experience

    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...

    • Dale Sommerville, Syncrude Canada
      “Fred is an excellent instructor; he is very knowledgeable and speaks clearly.”
    • Colin Pevie, Syncrude Canada
      “Fred is awesome, good natured and very knowledgeable.”
    • Sam Butterfield, Imperial Oil, Esso
      “Fred was extremely knowledgeable; most instructors are not. He was able to go above and beyond my expectations when answering questions. The material taught was honest and contained just the facts. I would highly recommend this course.”
    See Fred Tanguay CV
  • Alain Tremblay

    Years of Experience

    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

    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...

    • Adam Lord, Syncrude Canada
      "Terry is a man with many years in the industry, with such an obvious faith in what he is teaching. He is the right man for the job."
    • Andrew MacGillivray, Syncrude Canada Ltd.
      “Terry is very experienced and extremely skilled technician, but I don't have to tell you this. 10 out of 10 for the instructor. Very patient, very knowledgeable about a very wide range of equipment. He was able to unlearn bad habits and teach new, proper techniques to a less than experienced class...
    • Mark Clouthier, Ridley Terminals Inc.
      “I found Terry very informative on course information. Kept me interested to want to listen. Questions, he had answers for. Excellent instructor.”
    See Terry Yonkheym CV
  • “The instructor was very knowledgeable and related the subject material naturally and easily. He related the subject material to his past professional experience which greatly contributed to ease of learning and most likely retention.”

    Kevin Perley, Department of National Defence
  • 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 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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "This course was definitely valuable and applicable in relation to employment at the Waste Water Plant. It provided excellent guidance in terms of PPE and operating practices in order to ensure a safe work environment, while encountering both low and high voltage equipment. The instructor, Dave Smith...

    Sandra Brunton, City of Lloydminster
  • “The instructor was very knowledgeable. I was able to take a lot of good information away from this course that I will be able to use in my work. He did a good job keeping us interested and the videos were a good eye opener.”

    Derek Swan, Inter Pipeline Ltd.
  • “I found the course very helpful and I now have a different outlook on the electrical trade. Being an electrician I was unaware that so many different things can happen.”

    Chris Zarowny, Pembina Pipeline
  • "This course was very informative. I learned many things that apply to me on a daily basis. It may even save my life."

    Jessie Todd, Canrig Canada
  • “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
  • “The instructor and course were both very informative and clearly presented. There is more than enough knowledge to be gained from the course to complete the work that the training is for safely.”

    Shane Pretzer, PCL Energy
  • “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.
  • “This course was very informative, straight to the point and very worthwhile.”

    Chris Layes, Pembina Pipelines
  • “Informative, good guidelines to start evaluating our requirements. Good resources and recommendations provided during the training course. Overall, a good training course.”

    Norwin Abedin, Weetabix of Canada
  • “Excellent instructor, great training for all my coworkers.”

    Michael Kehoe, Canadian Coast Guard
  • "The course as well as the instructor, Dave Smith was fantastic. It opened my eyes to electrical safety and will vastly impact my actions when dealing with electricity in the future."

    Bryar Cholewa, City of Lloydminster
  • “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
  • “The course was enlightening to me. It gave me food for thought and a new view of hazards and risks in the safe use of electricity. The instructor, Ross Dion kept the class moving, no dull moments and a good level of assistance to me, as I’m not a trained electrician.”

    Irv Slager, Tenaris
  • “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
  • “Excellent! Thank you very much. Very, very helpful for my job.”

    Chang Soo Shin, Samco Machinery
  • “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 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
  • “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
  • “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'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
  • “This was a very informative training course. The instructor did an excellent job conveying all course information as well as relating to “real world” examples. I would highly recommend to anyone in the field.”

    Dave Moon, Central Machine & Marine Inc.
  • “The instructor definitely knows the subject material and is more than capable of sharing the material, along with lots of practical experiences. His experiences and videos leave a strong impact and make you think what could happen. Arc flash, PPE, and the minimum requirements.”

    Michael Raynard, Acadian Seaplants Ltd
  • “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
  • “The course was very intuitive to the possible electrical failures that can occur on the job; how to eliminate possible hazards through proper assessments and PPE. Take care of number one, yourself first and trust no one. The instructor was very thorough with the material, he did a good job.”

    Robert Moroccio, Nortwon Electrical Contractors
  • “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
  • “Great course for all personnel. An eye-opener.”

    Bryan, Grain Millers Canada
  • "This was a very informative course. Definitely an eye opener about how deadly electricity can be. I now realize the importance of the safety gear that is needed to work on electrical equipment."

    Jasen Holmstrom, Birchcliff Energy
  • “Very informative and well presented. I'd recommend it to anybody who works around electricity.”

    Jim Nolin, Canadian Coast Guard
  • "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 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
  • "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
  • "This is the third time I have taken this course and this one was the best."

    Geoff Thistle, Nabors Drilling
  • “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 interacted well with the group and was clear and knowledgeable with the course. I came out of the course with a better understanding of arc flash dangers and prevention.”

    Doug Robertson, West Fraser Lumber
  • “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! This information will help us develop the arc flash program for our site.”

    Pat Pasanen, West Fraser
  • "Good and informative, made me much more aware of my surroundings in and around the jobsite."

    Mark Pelham, EMW Industrial Ltd.
  • “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 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
  • “Excellent course. Brought new and current information to the students. Presentation was lively and interesting. Everyone took part. All questions asked by the students were answered clearly and concisely.”

    Phil McKenna, DND
  • “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
  • "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 gave me a much greater respect of the dangers of working on live equipment. The instructor; Ross Dion is very experienced in his electrical background and made the course very interesting. It reinforced my resolve to stay away from High Voltage.”

    Terrance Ryan, PTI Group
  • “Great attitude, hard-hitting slides, useful information, willing to step up and answer questions, and very helpful.”

    Kyle Bell, Dana Holding Corp
  • “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
  • “The course was well presented and very informative. The instructor was very knowledgeable and interesting.”

    Chad Smith, DND
  • "I gained a lot of information about the equipment that we need in order to work safe. I learnt about different ways to prepare for electrical jobs (ie: informing someone what to do if you get into trouble and also to know your surroundings)"

    Glenn McInnis, Master-Packaging Inc.
  • "I thought this was a great course. Ed Rideout was very thorough and knowledgeable. This was my first Arc Flash training in approximately 15 years in the trade and this was great to have obtained this knowledge. I would recommend this course to anyone. Thanks."

    Steven Clarke, Halifax International Airport
  • "Very informative course and identified many faults and bad habits that need to be corrected."

    Shawn Faith, Mott Manufacturing Ltd.
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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 is very up to date on “arc flash”. The information was very interesting and most of all knowledgeable. I will be changing a few of my own procedures in the electrical field.”

    Andrew Wilkinson, Impact Energy Service
  • “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.
  • “Excellent course that provided a significant amount of information. Great instructor that enjoyed the entire class entertained the entire class through the duration of the instruction.”

    Robert MacDonald, KTH Shelburne
  • "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
  • “This course was very informative. It focuses a lot on safety work practices which is very valuable. The instructor was very knowledgeable and informative.”

    Tony DeViller, Department of National Defence
  • “The instructor is very knowledgeable about the course. He explained everything in clear detail and with examples. He explained the proper use of PPE and as well as working safely in electrical systems.”

    Ordiquio Canizo, Celestica
  • “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
  • "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
  • This course was an eye opening day. Practices that I have done in the past will be reviewed as I realize now the safety hazards that exist when a person does not use the appropriate PPE and when you do not give electricity the respect that it deserves. I will take a few rules away from this course that...

    Bob Austin, Wingham & District Hospital
  • “Good presentation. I gained a clearer understanding of the dangers working with electricity and the need to purchase the proper PPE for my job. This course showed me that the dangers are greater than I realized and will no longer be ignored.”

    Gary Nichols, CNRL
  • Very informative and visual, made good use of videos to show examples of specific scenarios. A nice change from the follow along in your handbook type course.

    Jordi Soron, STS Tegg Services Inc.
  • “Very good course to keep me informed of proper ways to work in the electrical field.” Kristen Woitas, Apperley Electric

    Kristen Woitas, Apperley Electric
  • A real course, very interesting and helpful. I would definitely recommend it.

    Jason Weiler, Regal Beloit Canada
  • “This refresher course helps bring many points back. It also allows me to begin the process to implement how our industry needs to respond to these requirements. It has also increased my respect for what we do. Thanks again.”

    Wilf Gotzmann, Tundra Process Solutions
  • “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
  • “You guys must take this course for your own safety. The instructor, Ross Dion is very competent and interesting. (He is an electrician with much experience)

    Bryan Jacobsen, Tolko Industries
  • “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
  • "Excellent course, very informative and interesting. The instructor, Ross Dion, was terrific and presented the material very well, using real stories, videos and examples."

    Krista Bochert, Genivar Inc.
  • "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 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
  • "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 instructor was very good and the arcflash information was valuable. Recommended"

    D. Wall, Supervisor, Graymont Aggregates
  • “Course training was very helpful. Keeping in mind that safety comes first, I would rate this course as a 5.”

    Eduart Duhanxhiu, Samco Machinery
  • “Good refresher and a reminder of the hazards we deal with on a daily basis. Instructor was knowledgeable and informative. Recommended for all electrical trade workers to give perspective on the potential risks in our field.”

    Rich Besinger, Tolko Industries Ltd.
  • “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 was awesome. The instructor did a great job of explaining and showing the dangers and precautions of arc flash.”

    Jordan Wiens, Apperley Electric
  • "Although I have previously taken an Arc Flash course, I found that this was a really good refresher course for me. My awareness will now be heightened and this will make our workplace safer as we implement changes that I gained from this course."

    Don Zapski, City of Saskatoon
  • “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
  • “Great knowledge, easy to speak with, opened my eyes to new and proper procedures.”

    Jeremy Benns, Weetabix of Canada
  • “Very well informed and knowledgeable about topics covered in the course. The course was well planned and would recommend to coworkers.”

    Jeff Bird, DND
  • "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.
  • “The instructor was incredibly knowledgeable in the subject matter and his prior experience in the electrical field lends credibility to the course. Subject matter was tailored to suit our sites needs best and it was amongst the best courses I’ve taken.”

    Brian, Pemibina Pipelines
  • “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
  • "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
  • “I got a lot out of your course because you put everyday situations into your presentations to explain certain situations that may be harder to see/grasp from technical point of views. Videos also leave a lasting impression.”

    Mandy Laidler, Lanxess
  • “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
  • “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
  • “This was an excellent informative class well-presented worthwhile and enjoyable and lots of great information.”

    Tyler Doubt, Powell River General Hospital
  • "The instructor, Ed Rideout was/is very knowledgeable on the subject. Material covered in a timely manner, questions from the students was encouraged. I would/will recommend this life saving course to others. Thank You."

    Blair Stewart, IBEW Local 1852
  • “Very informative, good instruction, straight forward, I actually enjoyed this course, didn’t fall asleep and drool on myself.”

    Thomas Bowmann PTI Group,
  • “Very knowledgeable with lots of experience and examples. Kept the course interesting.”

    Edward, DND
  • “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
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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