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This One-day course is designed for substation engineers to learn the best practices in maintaining and testing substation grounding and bonding systems. Engineers directly involved in maintaining LV/MV/HV substations or those requiring an understanding of diagnostics and 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

- IEEE Standard 80

After the training, the successful candidate will be able to identify and mitigate job related hazards, safely operate and maintain electrical grounding system, be able to recognize deficiencies and take corrective action as well as to avoid accidents and injuries.

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.

Upon Completion:

The successful candidate will be able to:

- Canadian Electrical Code, CSA B-72, IEEE Std-81 and IEEE Std-80 requirements

- Identify and mitigate job related hazards

- Safely operate and maintain your electrical grounding system

- Be able to recognize deficiencies and take corrective action

- Avoid accidents and injuries


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.

Next Substation Grounding & Bonding Courses
June 3 – 3, 2020 LIVE 2-Way Video Training Eastern Standard Time , ON OR20271 $750.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
June 4 – 4, 2020 LIVE 2-Way Video Training Atlantic Standard Time , NS OR20273 $750.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
June 26 – 26, 2020 LIVE 2-Way Video Training Eastern Standard Time , ON OR20326 $750.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
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Next Substation Grounding & Bonding Courses

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June 3 – 3, 2020 LIVE 2-Way Video Training Eastern Standard Time, ON Teleconference OR20271 Register
June 4 – 4, 2020 LIVE 2-Way Video Training Atlantic Standard Time, NS Teleconference OR20273 Register
June 26 – 26, 2020 LIVE 2-Way Video Training Eastern Standard Time, ON Teleconference OR20326 Register
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  • Edward Rideout

    Years of Experience

    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 the instructor Ed did a very good job explaining the course. The instructor 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.”
    • Frank Balen, Suncor
      “Great two day course, covered lots of material which basically reiterated my position on safe work practices. Thanks to the refresher, Bill C-45 keeps most of us honest. Thanks Ed.”
    • Gordon Grover, Jacobs Industrial Services Ltd
      “The course was well presented, and very informative. Ed was very good in his presentation and covered a lot of personal experiences that I found informative and knowledgeable, will be useful in my future.”
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  • Fred Tanguay

    Years of Experience

    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...

    • Cam Rands, Mosaic Potash
      “Fred was a very good instructor that can explain stuff in a way anyone could understand. He kept us interested on the topics and the hands on work. I would like to see him at more of our courses.”
    • Stuart Yanish, Mosaic Potash
      “Fred was a clear and to the point type of instructor who made it easy to understand some more advanced technical theories. Hands on work and also reiterated what he was trying to explain to us.”
    • Sam Butterfield, Imperial Oil, Esso
      “Fred was extremely knowledgeable; most instructors are not. He was able to go above and beyond my expectations when answering questions. The material taught was honest and contained just the facts. I would highly recommend this course.”
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