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Introduction

This One-day course is designed to help those understand the construction and maintenance requirements for low voltage circuit breakers. Anyone directly involved in maintaining or those requiring an understanding of the various tests and or analyzing test results will gain a better understanding of best maintenance practices as required by industry accepted standards.

Our Program Is Based On:

- Canadian Standards Association: CSA Z463- Standard for Maintenance of Electrical Systems

- Canadian Standards Association: CSA Z462- Standard for Electrical Safety.

- National Electrical Testing Association (NETA): ANSI/NETA Standard for Maintenance Testing Specifications

- Professional Electrical Apparatus Recyclers League: Reconditioning Standards for Electrical Equipment 

 

Additionally, as certified course developers, Canada Training Group courses are professionally designed to the standards of the Canadian Society of Training and Development, as well as the International Board of Standards for Training, Performance and Instruction. Canada Training Group is also proud to be ISO 9001 certified.


Our Instructor Team

Our instructors are certified electrical professionals with decades of hands-on field experience and solid credentials as professional adult learning instructors. This program includes professionally designed slides, videos, extensive use of case studies and hands-on demonstrations of common electrical problems. 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.

Objectives:

The successful candidate will be able to:

- Understand the difference between Run to Failure, Predictive & Preventive maintenance programs

- Perform multiple tests as per industry standards

- Be able to recognize deficiencies and take/recommend corrective action

- Work safely 

 

Quotations

Quotations are available on request. This program can be modified to suit your specific needs. We will be happy to conduct a needs analysis with you to determine your specific requirements. It can be conducted either on-site or off-site.

Next Low Voltage Circuit Breaker Testing & Maintenance Courses
September 10 – 10, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Saskatoon time OR24497 $949.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
October 9 – 9, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Vancouver time OR24555 $949.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
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  • Anthony Spink, Qulliq Energy Corp.
    The instructor is very knowledgeable and presented the information well. The course is very informative about low voltage breakers.
  • David Kanayuk, Qulliq Energy Corporation
    The Instructor was great, and the course was also informative as I learn more about breakers.

Course topics

I. Safety & Maintenance Planning

Objective: Review the basic concepts of electrical safety and maintenance as per CSA-Z462 and CSA-Z463.

II. Breakers

Objective: Review NETA tests on various circuit breakers and interpret results. Describe the operation of electrically operated circuit breaker controls. Describe the operation of breaker mechanisms and failure modes. Explain maintenance on low breakers and schedule.

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I. Safety & Maintenance Planning

Objective: Review the basic concepts of electrical safety and maintenance as per CSA-Z462 and CSA-Z463.

  • Shock and arc flash safety.
  • Run to failure maintenance.
  • Preventive maintenance.
  • Predictive maintenance.
  • Apparatus failure modes and frequencies.

II. Breakers

Objective: Review NETA tests on various circuit breakers and interpret results. Describe the operation of electrically operated circuit breaker controls. Describe the operation of breaker mechanisms and failure modes. Explain maintenance on low breakers and schedule.

  • Review NETA visual and mechanical inspection
  • Review NETA tests and interpret results, Typical Control Circuits, Insulation Resistance, Dielectric Withstand, Contact Resistance, Protective Relay Function, Primary Injection, Secondary Injection

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September 10 – 10, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Saskatoon time , SK Teleconference OR24497 Register
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  • Peter Waugh

    Years of Experience
    45

    Peter Waugh brings 44 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...

    • Caeden Watkins, BC Transit
      Peter was a very knowledgeable instructor with lots of real world examples and lots of relevant industry information.
    • Greg Hogg, Pretium Resources
      "These 2 days of training have been by far the best training sessions I have been apart of. Peter did a great job of delivering information and aiming it to our needs here with Pretium. Thank you Peter."
    • William Hanton, Claresholm Solar
      Peter was very knowledgeable in the content he was teaching. His presentation of the material was great. Thanks again Peter!
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  • Edward Rideout

    Years of Experience
    55

    Ed Rideout has been involved with the electrical field in many ways for nearly 54 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...

    • Eric Chaytor, DSM
      “Ed Rideout was personable and very experienced in the hazards associated with Arc Flash. There was lots of anecdotes and references to real life circumstances.”
    • Bruce Barrett, Lynk Electric
      "Instructor was very clear and professional about his job and explained course details very well. Ed took the time to go over the details and showed lots of interesting videos."
    • Conrad Young, Deer Lake Power
      "Ed Rideout is quite knowledgeable and knew the trade, be it line work, electrical or electronic."
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  • The instructor is very knowledgeable and presented the information well. The course is very informative about low voltage breakers.

    Anthony Spink, Qulliq Energy Corp.
  • The Instructor was great, and the course was also informative as I learn more about breakers.

    David Kanayuk, Qulliq Energy Corporation

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