Arc Flash & Low Voltage Safety
Open class dates available VIEW SCHEDULE
Available for onsite training GET A QUOTE
DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE

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
November 26 – 26, 2018 Edmonton, AB OR18132 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
December 3 – 3, 2018 Ottawa, ON OR18137 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
December 6 – 6, 2018 Trenton, ON OR18138 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
December 10 – 10, 2018 Calgary, AB OR18362 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
January 14 – 14, 2019 Mississauga, ON OR19016 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
January 14 – 14, 2019 Saskatoon, SK OR19012 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
January 17 – 17, 2019 Sarnia, ON OR19018 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
January 17 – 17, 2019 Calgary, AB OR19014 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
January 21 – 21, 2019 Oromocto, NB OR19020 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
January 24 – 24, 2019 Dartmouth, NS OR19022 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
View schedule
  • Brian Dunning, Ainsworth OSB
    "Course was extremely helpful in that it introduces a lot of potential safety hazards that you may not be aware of. It also reinforces some of the practices and procedures that you may already know but don't follow day in & out."
  • Clayton Larson, SaskPower
    “Very informative and eye-opening to anyone that doesn't know about arc flash.”
  • Andrew Wilkinson, Impact Energy Service
    “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.”
  • Tom McKay, EPTCON Ltd.
    “The instructor was knowledgeable; course flow was good and a mix of practical experience and information.”
  • Charlie Wilkins, DND CFB Gagetown
    “Very informative and eye opening to many of the known hazards, as well as some that are not as recognizable.”

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.

View all topics

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

ENTER YOUR LOCATION AND PICK SEARCH RADIUS

SELECT DATE RANGE

  • Nov
  • Dec
  • Jan
    2019
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct

Next Arc Flash & Low Voltage Safety Courses

Date City & prov Venue Code
November 26 – 26, 2018 Edmonton, AB Sawridge Inn Edmonton South OR18132 Register
December 3 – 3, 2018 Ottawa, ON Days Inn - Ottawa Airport OR18137 Register
December 6 – 6, 2018 Trenton, ON Ramada Trenton OR18138 Register
December 10 – 10, 2018 Calgary, AB Holiday Inn Calgary Airport OR18362 Register
January 14 – 14, 2019 Mississauga, ON Best Western Plus Toronto Airport OR19016 Register
January 14 – 14, 2019 Saskatoon, SK Saskatoon Ramada Hotel OR19012 Register
January 17 – 17, 2019 Sarnia, ON Best Western Guildwood Inn OR19018 Register
January 17 – 17, 2019 Calgary, AB Executive Royal Hotel - North Calgary OR19014 Register
January 21 – 21, 2019 Oromocto, NB Days Inn & Conference Centre OR19020 Register
January 24 – 24, 2019 Dartmouth, NS Hampton Inn & Suites OR19022 Register
February 7 – 7, 2019 Winnipeg, MB Four Points by Sheraton Winnipeg International Airport OR19028 Register
February 11 – 11, 2019 St. John's, NL Courtyard by Marriott St. John's OR19030 Register
February 11 – 11, 2019 Edmonton, AB Sawridge Inn Edmonton South OR19026 Register
February 21 – 21, 2019 Saskatoon, SK Saskatoon Ramada Hotel OR19034 Register
February 25 – 25, 2019 Richmond, BC Holiday Inn Vancouver Airport OR19032 Register
February 25 – 25, 2019 Sarnia, ON Best Western Guildwood Inn OR19036 Register
March 4 – 4, 2019 Hamilton, ON Sheraton Hamilton Hotel OR19038 Register
March 7 – 7, 2019 Kitchener, ON Holiday Inn Kitchener-Waterloo Hotel & Conference Centre OR19040 Register
March 25 – 25, 2019 Ottawa, ON Days Inn - Ottawa Airport OR19042 Register
March 28 – 28, 2019 Trenton, ON Ramada Trenton OR19044 Register
April 1 – 1, 2019 Charlottetown, PE Best Western Charlottetown OR19046 Register
April 1 – 1, 2019 London, ON Days Inn - London OR19056 Register
April 8 – 8, 2019 Regina, SK Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites OR19048 Register
April 8 – 8, 2019 Fort St. John , BC Northern Grand OR19050 Register
April 11 – 11, 2019 Calgary, AB Holiday Inn Calgary Airport OR19054 Register
April 11 – 11, 2019 Prince George, BC Ramada Hotel Prince George OR19052 Register
May 2 – 2, 2019 Markham, ON Park Inn by Radisson Toronto-Markham OR19068 Register
May 6 – 6, 2019 Edmonton, AB Sawridge Inn Edmonton South OR19058 Register
May 6 – 6, 2019 Dartmouth, NS Hampton Inn & Suites OR19060 Register
May 9 – 9, 2019 Richmond, BC Holiday Inn Vancouver Airport OR19062 Register
May 27 – 27, 2019 Saskatoon, SK Saskatoon Ramada Hotel OR19064 Register
May 30 – 30, 2019 Winnipeg, MB Four Points by Sheraton Winnipeg International Airport OR19066 Register
June 3 – 3, 2019 Oshawa, ON La Quinta Inn & Suites Oshawa OR19070 Register
June 6 – 6, 2019 Mississauga, ON Best Western Plus Toronto Airport OR19072 Register
June 10 – 10, 2019 Sarnia, ON Best Western Guildwood Inn OR19076 Register
June 13 – 13, 2019 Windsor, ON Holiday Inn Downtown Windsor OR19078 Register
June 24 – 24, 2019 Grande Prairie, AB Paradise Inn and Suites OR19074 Register
August 15 – 15, 2019 Calgary, AB Executive Royal Hotel - North Calgary OR19080 Register
August 19 – 19, 2019 Barrie, ON Holiday Inn Barrie Hotel and Conference Centre OR19085 Register
August 22 – 22, 2019 Niagara Falls, ON Best Western Cairn Croft OR19083 Register
August 22 – 22, 2019 Pickering, ON OR19088 Register
September 16 – 16, 2019 Richmond, BC Holiday Inn Vancouver Airport OR19091 Register
September 19 – 19, 2019 Edmonton, AB Sawridge Inn Edmonton South OR19089 Register
September 23 – 23, 2019 Trenton, ON Ramada Trenton OR19093 Register
September 26 – 26, 2019 Mississauga, ON Best Western Plus Toronto Airport OR19095 Register
September 26 – 26, 2019 Oromocto, NB Days Inn & Conference Centre OR19097 Register
October 21 – 21, 2019 Dartmouth, NS Hampton Inn & Suites OR19099 Register
October 24 – 24, 2019 St. John's, NL Courtyard by Marriott St. John's OR19101 Register
October 28 – 28, 2019 Saskatoon, SK Saskatoon Ramada Hotel OR19103 Register
October 28 – 28, 2019 Barrie, ON Holiday Inn Barrie Hotel and Conference Centre OR19107 Register
October 31 – 31, 2019 Winnipeg, MB Four Points by Sheraton Winnipeg International Airport OR19105 Register
November 14 – 14, 2019 Saint John, NB Chateau Hotel Saint John OR19109 Register
November 18 – 18, 2019 Kitchener, ON Holiday Inn Kitchener-Waterloo Hotel & Conference Centre OR19111 Register
November 21 – 21, 2019 Sarnia, ON Best Western Guildwood Inn OR19113 Register
November 25 – 25, 2019 Ottawa, ON Days Inn - Ottawa Airport OR19118 Register
November 28 – 28, 2019 Calgary, AB Holiday Inn Calgary Airport OR19115 Register
December 2 – 2, 2019 Edmonton, AB Sawridge Inn Edmonton South OR19120 Register
December 9 – 9, 2019 Oshawa, ON La Quinta Inn & Suites Oshawa OR19122 Register
December 12 – 12, 2019 Kingston, ON Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront OR19124 Register
December 12 – 12, 2019 Fredericton, NB Fredericton Inn OR19126 Register
There are no results. Please expand your search query.
  • Dave Smith

    Years of Experience
    43

    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...

    • Matt Legge, Syncrude Canada
      Dave is very knowledgeable. He has interesting stories and gets the information through to you very easily.
    • Jody Payne, Canrig
      "I was impressed by the instructor, Dave's straight forward "down to earth" teaching style. He was able to keep the room attentive and involved. The training is essential for any employee working with or around any electrical equipment."
    • Teghan Hume, Canrig
      The instructor was well spoken and had a great deal of knowledge, he was eager to share. Promoted safe work excellently. The course was very informative. It made you stop and re-evaluate work habits you might not have considered before.
    See Dave Smith CV
  • Dave Wallace

    Years of Experience
    43

    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...

     
    See Dave Wallace CV
  • Peter Waugh

    Years of Experience
    39

    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...

     
    See Peter Waugh CV
  • Dave Neal

    Years of Experience
    45

    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...

    • John Cyr, Brookfield Renewable
      “The instructor, Dave Neal presented using great knowledge and personal experience. Dave was engaging and invited participation from the course participants. Thanks Dave for an interesting 2 days.”
    • David Vassallo, SMS Equipment
      "I found Dave Neal to be very pleasing and patient. He had lots of prior experience in the electrical field and explained himself very thoroughly and clearly."
    • John Slaney, Kiewit Energy Canada Corp.
      “Dave brought a lot of experience with him to the course. He was very knowledgeable and answered all questions. Dave Neal was a great instructor.”
    See Dave Neal CV
  • Edward Rideout

    Years of Experience
    49

    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...

    • Alex McKee, Suncor
      "The instructor, Ed Rideout was very experienced and showed poise when asked to go over or show different ways of explaining a problem to the class."
    • Colin Durand, Jacobs Industrial Services Ltd.
      “Ed is a good instructor. The material was well covered. The course will help me in my career and possibly save me from injury.”
    • Rob Clellend, Department of National Defence
      “The instructor showed a great knowledge of the subject matter. And thorough experience in the industry, was able to answer all questions and promote class discussions.”
    See Edward Rideout CV
  • Jim Roberts

    Years of Experience
    38

    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...

    • Greg Lyon, Newalta
      “Jim was extremely knowledgeable and kept the material interesting. He was extremely in depth and very helpful.”
    • 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.”
    • Mario DiDonato, SofSurfaces
      Good information for getting a good base knowledge of arc flash and hazards.
    See Jim Roberts CV
  • Fred Tanguay

    Years of Experience
    40

    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...

    • Brent Devoe, Syncrude Canada
      “Fred is a very knowledgeable instructor and explained things in a very simple way to try and get everybody to 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."
    • Tony Fiore, Phazer Electric
      “Fred was a great instructor; he had his audience of students very involved. His knowledge of the electrical field was very, very up to date. I enjoyed his techniques. Great instructor and job well done.”
    See Fred Tanguay CV
  • Alain Tremblay

    Years of Experience
    51

    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
    56

    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...

    • Dean Culbertson, CO-OP Refinery Complex
      “Terry is very knowledgeable and has patience while troubleshooting boards. The boards are set up very well and makes you really think through problems. The order of all information given is very good. Didn't care for the electronics part of the course but it makes you think about the problems.”
    • Sigmond Bush, Liberty Machinery Testing
      “Terry was very descriptive, clear on the content and great at answering questions.”
    • 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...
    See Terry Yonkheym CV
  • “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.
  • “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
  • “Course instructor made it interactive and fun for non-electrical employees. He was well-informed with his information, and I left the course with what I intended to leave with.”

    Shawn Molnar, Grain Millers Canada
  • "The instructor was very informed on all the sections described for this course and did an excellent job of illustrating the possibilities of an arc flash exposure. This is a must take course for those new to the electrical field and an excellent reminder for others"

    B. Vander Roest, Maintenance , Atlantic Windows
  • “This course was very informative, straight to the point and very worthwhile.”

    Chris Layes, Pembina Pipelines
  • “Very well informed and knowledgeable about topics covered in the course. The course was well planned and would recommend to coworkers.”

    Jeff Bird, DND
  • “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, 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
  • "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
  • “As a non-electrical worker in the field, I felt as though our instructor did a great job in making the concepts clear and easy to understand. I feel I have learnt from the course material and with this education I will be able to help keep our safety program up to date and also help workers in the...

    Jennifer Hoban, Prodigy Tech Group
  • "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
  • “Wow! In for 34 years as an electrician, I have been really lucky. This was an excellent and informative course. I’m going to recommend it to a few guys.”

    Dirk Klein, PTI
  • “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
  • “Well worth taking.”

    Glen Zawislak, Boeing
  • “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
  • “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
  • “Personable, kept things moving and interesting. Provided real examples to make a point. Answered questions respectfully.”

    Bruce Parr, West Fraser Lumber
  • “This course was informative. The instructor is very good in keeping people engaged. I would improve this course by adding more training aids and by doing scenario analysis. Maximum group discussions are always valuable.”

    Jamey Kennell, RCAS
  • “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
  • “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
  • “This course and the instructor were both very helpful and the course I believe will help out the department.”

    Todd Purdy, Compass Compression
  • “Very knowledgeable. Kept things upbeat, making the training experience enjoyable, as safety training generally is rather boring. He answered every one of my questions, as I am only a planner, not a technician. I understood everything I was taught, gained a significant amount of useful knowledge regarding...

    Jasmine Lelani, Dana Holding Corp
  • “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 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
  • "Course was extremely helpful in that it introduces a lot of potential safety hazards that you may not be aware of. It also reinforces some of the practices and procedures that you may already know but don't follow day in & out."

    Brian Dunning, Ainsworth OSB
  • “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
  • “Very informative and eye opening to the dangers involved in electrical arc flash potential.”

    Doug Kinsey, Louisiana Pacific
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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.
  • "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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “Very informative and eye-opening to anyone that doesn't know about arc flash.”

    Clayton Larson, SaskPower
  • “Life saving and very informative.”

    Reuben Delorme, Pembina Pipeline
  • "Excellent course, well worth it."

    Wayne Smith, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • “He is very knowledgeable and explains things perfectly. I've learned that when I'm working on any electrical to make sure it's safe and always wear PPE, if required. Always use common sense.”

    Henry Friesen, Triple E Canada
  • "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 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.
  • “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 taught. As a student with little knowledge of the topic, I found the course content very useful. Great videos and examples.”

    Kaylin MacKenzie, SNC Lavalin
  • "Very informative course and identified many faults and bad habits that need to be corrected."

    Shawn Faith, Mott Manufacturing Ltd.
  • “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
  • “Great program, I learned a lot. Good material. Helps me with managing electrical safety programs. Thanks.”

    Alex Forbes, Dana Holding Corp
  • “The instructor is very knowledgeable. The training course was very good. That helped me a lot in my every day work. Thank you.”

    Alexander Suvorov, CBRE
  • “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
  • “Excellent instructor, great training for all my coworkers.”

    Michael Kehoe, Canadian Coast Guard
  • “Great knowledge, easy to speak with, opened my eyes to new and proper procedures.”

    Jeremy Benns, Weetabix of Canada
  • “The instructor is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the information he is delivering in his presentation. Well laid out but, but does not boarder on information overload. All in all a solid learning experience.”

    Nick Dunstan, City of Lloydminster
  • "This course gave me a very firm understanding of the hazards of electricity in regards to breakers and breaker boxes. It also gave me a better understanding of some of the PPE that you would be required to have when you work on or around this equipment. It was a good review of safety practices in regards...

    Rob Garez, Natural Resources Canada
  • “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
  • “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 was knowledgeable; course flow was good and a mix of practical experience and information.”

    Tom McKay, EPTCON Ltd.
  • "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
  • “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. 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.
  • “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 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
  • “I took away a lot from this course. The instructor was very clean and to the point. I feel more safe and informed.”

    Dan Mattin, Town of Whitby
  • “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
  • “Great course, a lot of valuable information and safety tips. Good information on responsibilities of management and employees.”

    Dave Mosher, P&H Milling
  • “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
  • “Good training to show arc flash hazards and properly mitigate the dangers.”

    Steve Morrison, Grain Millers Canada
  • “If any work in a possible electrical environment needs to be done, you should be in this course. Even if you aren’t doing the work you should know the hazards of even being in the vicinity because you can/will be affected. I had no idea the possibilities of Arc Flashes even with Low Voltage.”

    Jordan Martin, Highway Technology
  • “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
  • “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
  • “Excellent! Thank you very much. Very, very helpful for my job.”

    Chang Soo Shin, Samco Machinery
  • "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
  • “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 was an excellent presentation by the instructor, very informative and an eye opener to the dangers.”

    Greg Hall, Apperley Electric
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “Course was excellent, very informative. I thought the flow and order of the delivery was great. Thank you.”

    Eric Wilson, Rassaun Services
  • “Very well instructed and presented, I feel more safe working in panels etc.”

    Tom Whalen, Graphic Packaging international
  • “Instructor was outstanding…I highly recommend it.”

    Terry Fahey, Fahey Electric
  • “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 informative. I learned many things that apply to me on a daily basis. It may even save my life."

    Jessie Todd, Canrig Canada
  • “Very informative, good instruction, straight forward, I actually enjoyed this course, didn’t fall asleep and drool on myself.”

    Thomas Bowmann PTI Group,
  • “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
  • "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
  • "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
  • “I found this course is full of relevant information and much knowledge has been gained. The instructor is good at getting the information across and answers any questions thoroughly.”

    Travis Price, Rassaun Services
  • "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
  • “I feel like it was a great refresher of electrical safety basics and a lot of new, useful information provided. Definitely feel more comfortable about working around different voltages in the future.”

    Mike Cigan, PCL Energy
  • 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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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 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
  • "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
  • “The instructor is very well versed with combined hands on and book knowledge. All questions were answered beyond satisfaction.”

    Alan Barnett, DND
  • “The course was very well prepared. The instructor gave more information this time. It was well worth taking this.”

    Nick Mills, Revere Plastics
  • A real course, very interesting and helpful. I would definitely recommend it.

    Jason Weiler, Regal Beloit Canada
  • “Excellent instructor, good examples to explain concepts, excellent course knowledge, good practical experiences and lots of good practical knowledge to take home.”

    Mark Schweitzer, SNC Lavalin
  • “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
  • “Course was in depth and detailed and well presented. Would whole heartedly recommend for any electrical industry.”

    Tyler Garvey, DND
  • “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
  • "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
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
Course alerts for your area
Subscribe to Mind Your Safety