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This flexible length program was designed, and is taught, by utility safety professionals, each with over 40 years of experience on electrical systems up to 500kV. We customize it to your specific needs and it can range from one to five days in length. It is taught both to electricians and non-electricians.

The ability to fluently read electrical prints is required by managers, engineers, electricians, related trades and sometimes operators. The ability to read certain types of prints is legally mandated for some job functions.

Since 1980, Canada Training Group has trained over twenty two thousand international participants to operate, maintain and troubleshoot electrical systems to 230kV following industry safe practices and procedures.

Our instructors are certified electrical professionals with decades of field experience and solid credentials as professional adult learning instructors and use professionally designed slides, videos and case studies to achieve their aims.

Unfortunately, this course does not currently have any upcoming dates.
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Course topics

I. SINGLE LINE DIAGRAMS

Objective: Use single line diagrams for electrical switching and isolation purposes.

II. THREE LINE DIAGRAMS

Objective: Use three line diagrams for protection, control and troubleshooting purposes.

III. SCHEMATIC DIAGRAMS

Objective: Use schematic diagrams for first line troubleshooting purposes.

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I. SINGLE LINE DIAGRAMS

Objective: Use single line diagrams for electrical switching and isolation purposes.

  • Purpose
  • Legend
  • Symbols
  • Device Function Numbers
  • Interpretation
  • Uses
  • Practical Exercises

II. THREE LINE DIAGRAMS

Objective: Use three line diagrams for protection, control and troubleshooting purposes.

  • Purpose
  • Legend
  • Symbols
  • Interpretation
  • Uses
  • Practical Exercises

III. SCHEMATIC DIAGRAMS

Objective: Use schematic diagrams for first line troubleshooting purposes.

  • Purpose
  • Legend
  • Symbols
  • Interpretation
  • Uses
  • Practical Exercises

IV. LADDER DIAGRAMS

Objective: Use ladder diagrams for first line troubleshooting purposes.

  • Purpose
  • Legend
  • Symbols
  • Interpretation
  • Uses
  • Practical Exercises

V. WIRING DIAGRAMS

Objective: Use wiring diagrams for second line troubleshooting purposes.

  • Purpose
  • Legend
  • Symbols
  • Interpretation
  • Uses
  • Practical Exercises

VI. PLC DIAGRAMS

Objective: Use PLC diagrams to solve system problems.

  • Purpose
  • Legend
  • Symbols
  • Interpretation
  • Uses
  • Practical Exercises

VII. LAYOUT DIAGRAMS

Objective: Use layout diagrams for electrical planning.

  • Purpose
  • Legend
  • Symbols
  • Interpretation
  • Uses
  • Practical Exercises

VIII. CABLE/CONDUIT SCHEDULE

Objective: Use a cable or conduit schedule for maintenance and troubleshooting.

  • Purpose
  • Legend
  • Symbols
  • Interpretation
  • Uses
  • Practical Exercises
  • Dave Smith

    Years of Experience
    47

    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...

    • Lee Kocyba, Akita Drilling
      “Dave was a very good instructor with his knowledge on electrical and how to apply it with common occurrences that you may have on the rig.”
    • Jeff Wood, Nabors Drilling Ltd.
      "The instructor, Dave Smith was very informed about the material he was providing. He delivered his instruction with precision and clarity. I'm walking away from the Arc Flash Low Voltage Safety Course with a healthier respect for arc flashing and associated risks."
    • 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."
    See Dave Smith CV
  • Edward Rideout

    Years of Experience
    53

    Ed Rideout has been involved with the electrical field in many ways for nearly 52 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...

    • Shane Suchan, Mosaic Potash
      “Ed is a very knowledgeable instructor and relates material well. Give him a raise.”
    • Chris Osmond, Suncor
      “The course was well presented and the instructor Ed Rideout gave good explanations and answers to the questions asked. He taught us how to look at problems in a different way and showed us other troubleshooting methods.”
    • Stephen Stone, Newalta
      “I thought this course was very informative and provided everyone with the opportunity to share their experiences. The material got right to the point, and never included fill-in material, which is common to most courses. Ed was able to deliver the material professionally and was able to include his...
    See Edward Rideout CV
  • Terry Yonkheym

    Years of Experience
    60

    Terry Yonkheym brings over 59 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...

    Expertise

     
    • Steven Neggers, PTI Camp Install
      "Instructor knowledge was excellent. His experiences further helped to understand course material."
    • 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.”
    • Alain Charron, Syncrude Canada Ltd
      “Dear Dave Smith, Terry is an excellent instructor and is very knowledgeable. Please give him a raise! Great course! Thanks”
    See Terry Yonkheym CV

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Day 1
Start time, Introductions 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, Afternoon Break 01:00 - 03:00 pm
Class time, End Time 03:15 - 04:30 pm
Day 2
Start time, Introductions 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, Afternoon Break 01:00 - 03:00 pm
Class time, End Time 03:15 - 04:30 pm
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