Biography

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 Act

- Arc Flash Hazard Assessment

- Substation and Electrical Safety Awareness

- Toronto Hydro Work Protection Code

- Utility work protection code

Testimonials

  • Jeff Gillespie, Enbridge Pipelines
    “Fred was an excellent instructor. The course material was delivered in an efficient manner and was very beneficial. Overall, I was very happy with Fred as an instructor and the learning opportunity this course delivered.”
  • Mike Lysohirka, Areva
    “I do believe Fred does a great, thorough job teaching this course. With his experience in his past jobs, it has brought forward a great way to bring his awareness and safety for us as a tradesman.”
  • Karalee Krekosk, Syncrude Canada
    These instructors are very knowledgeable. I wish that they were either 1) my journeymen in my apprentice years or 2) my electrical instructors for years 1-4. I feel like I could ask them anything electrical related and that they could deliver the correct answer, explained in terms anyone would understand.
  • Ron Kitchen, Syncrude Canada
    “Fred is extremely knowledgeable and willing to explain anything. He explains very well, is very amicable and very safety conscience. I enjoyed the course immensely and will be able to apply some of the aspects to my job.”
  • Lauri Beeton, Suncor Energy
    “Fred is a fantastic instructor!!”
  • Ramon V, Samco Machinery
    “Fred, the instructor, was very knowledgeable and practical, having been in the electrical industry for the majority of his career. So I learned a lot from his real experiences, and lessons learned, which added a lot of value to the standard curriculum.”
  • Chris Guze, Syncrude Canada
    “This course provides excellent information and procedures along with a lab equipped to apply the learning. Great course, Fred is very knowledgeable and explained things well. Thanks, Fred.”
  • Cale Gavin, Imperial Oil Resources
    “Great overall course. Fred Tanguay was a very knowledgeable instructor. Lots of real world experiences and stories.”
  • Bob Acutt, Koch Fertilizer Canada
    The instructor, Fred Tanguay was very knowledgeable and explained the theory very thoroughly; all of the questions were answered and explained. We were reminded of the importance of working safe.”
  • Dale Sommerville, Syncrude Canada
    “Fred is an excellent instructor; he is very knowledgeable and speaks clearly.”
  • 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.”
  • Ron Holland, Syncrude Canada
    One of the best courses I have ever taken. The hands on aspect was very good in keeping it interesting and informative. The instructor was very knowledgeable and informative as well. The relaxed environment also allowed for good knowledge sharing between peers. Don't change a thing.
  • Trudy Boomstrom, Syncrude Canada
    “Very well laid out. Fred is very knowledgeable and I've learned lots in this course. A small class ensured more explanation and demonstrations. Thanks Fred.”
  • Ryan Dworkin, Syncrude Canada
    Course was well delivered. Lots of information was received in a low stress, interactive environment.
  • Justin Lynch, Syncrude Canada
    Instructor was very helpful and knowledgeable. Course was very good and lots of hands on work. Learned lots and opened my eyes in a few things. I would recommend this course.

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