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Introduction

This One-day course is designed to help those understand the construction and maintenance requirements for medium 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 2019 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, Reviewance 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

- Review 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 Medium Voltage Circuit Breaker Testing & Maintenance Courses
May 27 – 27, 2021 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Vancouver time OR21169 $750.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
June 4 – 4, 2021 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Toronto time OR21222 $750.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
June 24 – 24, 2021 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Edmonton Time OR21233 $750.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
September 15 – 15, 2021 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Edmonton Time OR21401 $750.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
September 29 – 29, 2021 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Toronto time OR21407 $750.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
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  • Dennis Bourke, Northwest Territories Power Corporation
    He was a knowledgeable and very well-rounded instructor.
  • Neil Andersen, NTPC
    The instructor was very well informed about the course knowledge and presented it well also.
  • Kevin Spence, City of Winnipeg Waste Water Department
    The Instructor is pretty thorough, and he breaks down the information, so it is easy to follow along.
  • Anthony Spink,
    The course was very informative, presented clearly, and easily understandable.
  • Russell Brown, Northwest territories Power Corporation
    I enjoyed the course, and as a first-year apprentice electrician, the instructor made it pretty easy to understand.

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 breakers and starters and interpret results. Describe the operation of electrically operated circuit breaker controls. Describe the operation of breaker mechanisms and failure modes. Explain maintenance on Air, Vacuum and Gas (Sf6) 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 breakers and starters and interpret results. Describe the operation of electrically operated circuit breaker controls. Describe the operation of breaker mechanisms and failure modes. Explain maintenance on Air, Vacuum and Gas (Sf6) breakers and schedule.

  • Review NETA visual and mechanical inspection
  • Review NETA tests and interpret results, Insulation Resistance, Dielectric Withstand, Vacuum Integrity, Contact Resistance, Breaker Timing, Travel Analysis, Minimum Coil Voltage Pickup

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  • Edward Rideout

    Years of Experience
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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...

    • Dennis Verceles, Syncrude Canada
      “The instructor was extremely good at explaining the course content of the subject. Time was utilized very well. Course was well-organized and the video presentation was very knowledgeable and helpful. Good course. Well done Ed!”
    • Craig Speed, DND
      “I found Ed very pleasant, informative, and knowledgeable in this course. This course really got me thinking and organizing my thoughts and procedures in a logical manner. It really amazed me at how much quicker I was at troubleshooting the labs at the end of the course. I will recommend this course...
    • Terry Hilchey, Halifax Stanfield International Airport
      "Ed, the knowledge you shared was definitely an asset. The course was more enjoyable."
    See Edward Rideout CV
  • He was a knowledgeable and very well-rounded instructor.

    Dennis Bourke, Northwest Territories Power Corporation
  • The instructor was very well informed about the course knowledge and presented it well also.

    Neil Andersen, NTPC
  • The Instructor is pretty thorough, and he breaks down the information, so it is easy to follow along.

    Kevin Spence, City of Winnipeg Waste Water Department
  • The course was very informative, presented clearly, and easily understandable.

    Anthony Spink,
  • I enjoyed the course, and as a first-year apprentice electrician, the instructor made it pretty easy to understand.

    Russell Brown, Northwest territories Power Corporation

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