Biography

Terry Yonkheym brings over 28 years experience in training and practical electrical maintenance to Canada Training Group's electrical, safety and high voltage programs. Terry's extensive service record for Ontario Hydro began as a Power Maintenance Electrician Apprentice, progressing through attaining the Inter-Provincial Construction and Maintenance Electrician's license, Journeyperson status and an Industrial Electrician's license. Terry's responsibilities included maintaining transformer station equipment from 6 volts DC to 230,000-volt transformers, through jet engine driven generator units and commissioning equipment for thermal generation plant switchyards, to additional training at the Nuclear Training Centre (Chalk River) on industrial electronics. Terry spent 20 years working with the training department in Orangeville, Ontario, accepting increasing responsibilities until retirement as a training officer. His role included the design, development and delivery of training programs to electrical apprentices and journeyperson electricians. Two of his outstanding achievements include the complete development and delivery of Electrical Troubleshooting and Industrial Electronics, which are both still offered today by Ontario Hydro.

Testimonials

  • Derek Bruce, Ainsworth Engineered
    “Terry has excellent working knowledge of troubleshooting steps. He challenges you to find answers and conveys information step by step.”
  • Teuvo Tuohimaa, Technical Director, General Electric
    "Excellent Presentation"
  • Karalee Krekoski, Syncrude Canada Ltd.
    “Terry Yonkheym is knowledgeable, personable and well spoken. It was a pleasure to be in his class.”
  • Sigmond Bush, Liberty Machinery Testing
    “Terry was very descriptive, clear on the content and great at answering questions.”
  • Brent Bryksa, Syncrude Canada Ltd.
    “This guy Terry knows his stuff. I really enjoyed this course with this instructor. I would like to take any other courses with this man. He makes the information simple and easy to understand. He also made me very aware. ”
  • Philip Payne, City of Ottawa
    “Another good course from Canada Training Group. Terry was very good. We could use more trade-related courses like this one.”
  • Matt Thompson, DMI Peace River Pulp
    "Terry Yonkheym had a clear understanding and a wealth of knowledge on the subject matter. He managed the time well and covered the information clearly and thoroughly."
  • Jason Dalton, Substation Electrician, Newfoundland Power
    "Used personal experience very well to get key points across. Related very well to students and was there for help whenever needed"
  • Alain Charron, Syncrude Canada Ltd
    “Dear Dave Smith, Terry is an excellent instructor and is very knowledgeable. Please give him a raise! Great course! Thanks”
  • Barry Mills, City of Ottawa
    “Terry was knowledgeable. The course was at a nice steady pace. Terry explained each lab very clearly and it was very hands-on.”
  • Anthony Moore, Syncrude Canada
    "Terry is knowledgeable and clear speaking. He is very approachable with questions."
  • Peter Pavich, Weyerhaeuser Canada
    “Terry did an excellent job of guiding us through new concepts.”
  • Krystal Swimmer, Shell
    “Terry was straight to the point. I found her course difficult, but that's why I'm here. My coworkers recommended the course to me and I will also recommend it to others. I think Terry has tons of knowledge and I'm glad I had the opportunity to learn some tips from him. Thank you, Terry.”
  • Adam Lord, Syncrude Canada
    "Terry is a man with many years in the industry, with such an obvious faith in what he is teaching. He is the right man for the job."
  • Geeta Nagpal, Syncrude Canada
    "The instructor, Terry Yonkheym is highly experienced and knowledgeable."

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