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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
December 9 – 9, 2020 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Toronto time OR20445 $750.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
January 14 – 14, 2021 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Edmonton Time OR21008 $750.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
February 25 – 25, 2021 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Toronto time OR21014 $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.
  • Anthony Spink,
    The course was very informative, presented clearly, and easily understandable.
  • 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.
  • 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
    51

    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...

    • Bryce Balciunas, Mosaic Potash
      “I thought Ed did a very good job explaining the course. He was very knowledgeable on what he was teaching us and answered any questions we had. The course had a good breakdown of theory in the classroom and hands on in the trailer.”
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      “The instructor, Ed Rideout is very knowledgeable in test equipment, great life experience in all types of test equipment. He is respectful of students and patient.” Ray Vinish, Mosaic Esterhazy
    • 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.”
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  • Fred Tanguay

    Years of Experience
    42

    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...

    • Murray Cochrane, Mosaic Potash
      “Fred was very informative and the course was very educational. I would recommend this instructor and course to any electrician.”
    • Ryan Dworkin, Syncrude Canada
      Course was well delivered. Lots of information was received in a low stress, interactive environment.
    • Lauri Beeton, Suncor Energy
      “Fred is a fantastic instructor!!”
    See Fred Tanguay CV
  • He was a knowledgeable and very well-rounded instructor.

    Dennis Bourke, Northwest Territories Power Corporation
  • The course was very informative, presented clearly, and easily understandable.

    Anthony Spink,
  • 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
  • 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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