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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.

Unfortunately, this course does not currently have any upcoming dates.
Yet, if you're interested in it, please chat with our sales team
or fill out a quote request so we can get one scheduled in your area.

  • 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.
  • Anthony Spink,
    The course was very informative, presented clearly, and easily understandable.
  • Dennis Bourke, Northwest Territories Power Corporation
    He was a knowledgeable and very well-rounded instructor.
  • 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.
  • Neil Andersen, NTPC
    The instructor was very well informed about the course knowledge and presented it well also.

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
  • 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...

    Expertise

     
    • Chris Fox, Invista Canada
      Peter spoke very clearly and was very organized. He was able to answer my questions with great detail and was easy to understand.
    • Wes Palmer, Pretium Resources
      "Peter was very knowledgeable and explained things with precision and confidence."
    • Amanda Sica, Camcor Environmental
      Peter was very clear and easy to understand with basic electrical training. I thought the way he taught the safety aspect was very effective.
    See Peter Waugh CV
  • 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...

    Expertise

     
    • Shane Suchan, Mosaic Potash
      “Ed is a very knowledgeable instructor and relates material well. Give him a raise.”
    • 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.”
    • Sean Callahan, Suncor
      "The instructor, Ed Rideout was very knowledgeable and easy to get along with."
    See Edward Rideout CV
  • 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
  • The course was very informative, presented clearly, and easily understandable.

    Anthony Spink,
  • He was a knowledgeable and very well-rounded instructor.

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

    Neil Andersen, NTPC

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