Joe Kiceniuk was educated at University of Alberta and University of British Columbia and has technical training in electronics with over 40 years experience in electronic circuit construction, troubleshooting and service. Joe has a working knowledge of multiple programming languages and extensive experience with quality control in analytical systems. He has designed and built equipment and is the co-inventor of a device to determine if crabs are fit for processing. He also has experience in the repair of scanning, magnetic resonance, mass, and gamma spectrometers and control systems in laboratory equipment as well as batteries and uninterruptable power supplies.

Joe has a long standing interest in sustainable energy production and storage. He has shared his knowledge and experience with students and presented papers internationally.


  • Blaire Burke, Department of National Defense
    “Joe was very knowledgeable in many aspects of troubleshooting, pertaining to the part that his vast experience in the scientific work that requires you to take notes, plan your direction in troubleshooting. The course required you to think of your comfort zone and to plan your way through troubleshooting...
  • Troy Barton, Department of National Defense
    “I found Joe to be very knowledgeable, interesting and able to deliver course content very effectively. The equipment was challenging. I feel I have gained a different way to look at my troubleshooting practices. Should have a better success working on generators, overhead cranes and kitchen equipment.”
  • Justin Lynch, Syncrude Canada
    "Joe was very helpful and very good at explaining how the system worked."
  • Kevin Boyle, Agrium
    Instructor was knowledgeable and experienced which was beneficial to relating real world applications. Instructor’s character was good to work with.
  • Brian Ethier, Spectra Energy
    Joe has lots of experience in the electrical/electronics field and he has transferred this information to us very well. Good job to Joe and Al.
  • Kurtis Peters, La Crete Sawmills
    Very helpful, a good instructor, Joe was ready to help and answer questions.
  • Jeff Ferns, TransCanada Pipelines
    Joe Kiceniuk is a very good, easy going and very smart instructor. I had fun, thanks for the course Canada Training Group.
  • Alexander Knapel, Boeing
    "This course and the instructor were very good. I would highly recommend it."
  • Rick Farrington, Velco
    “Excellent course, Joe Kiceniuk did a great job presenting the material. This was a very good refresher for those of us who have experience troubleshooting electrical/electronics and excellent foundation for those us who did not.”
  • Rob Barter, Syncrude Canada
    "Joe did a great job. He was very helpful, but made you work at getting the answer you needed on your own."
  • Ivan Holderness, Suncor
    "The instructor, Joe Kiceniuk was very knowledgeable, patient and helpful with all of the course content. Adequate time was always given and I felt free to ask questions. It was a great program all around. (How to Analytically Troubleshoot Electrical Systems)"
  • Stephen Young, Shell Canada
    "Joe Kiceniuk is very knowledgeable and very personable. He is a very good instructor."
  • James Larsen, City of Red Deer
    "Joe Kiceniuk was well prepared and managed time and learning perfectly, good read on when people were getting tired. Good job!! He also went above and beyond to help me with a manual and extra foundation work as I'm not an electrician."
  • Matt Hawkins, Velco
    The instructor, Joe Kiceniuk was very knowledgeable and clear on his points.
  • Jose Fernan, Velco
    The instructor, Joe Kiceniuk was very thorough with his explanations. And all of the testing equipment we used was excellent.