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

  • Jim Harmer, Samco Machinery
    “Fred did a great job keeping 10 of us engaged in this training. His real-life examples helped to demonstrate the reason for arc flash awareness. Great job.”
  • Brent Devoe, Syncrude Canada
    “Fred is a very knowledgeable instructor and explained things in a very simple way to try and get everybody to understand.”
  • Justine Rogers, Syncrude Canada
    “Fred is very knowledgeable and can instruct a course whether from a schedule or fly by the seat of his pants, lots of hands on time.”
  • Amanda Cardina, Syncrude Canada
    This is a great course! Lots of relevant information and some that may be useful in the future. Fred is a great instructor that knows his stuff. It was a great 5 day course!
  • Adam Yuill, Syncrude Canada
    Course was very informative. Very hands on onto learning which tends to stick better.
  • 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.”
  • 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.”
  • Matt Wetzel, City of Ottawa
    “Fred the instructor knows his stuff inside and out. Excellent teacher and his patience is high. The course was very relevant to our plant and we will now apply several items to our procedures. I would recommend this course for others for sure. The training trailer was very impressive.”
  • Brent Bryska, Syncrude Canada Ltd.
    “Fred did an excellent job and showed us a lot of stuff.”
  • Andrew MacGillivray, Syncrude Canada
    “Fred was able to inform us of what tests to perform and the dangers and why we are performing. He shared a lot of great tips/advice and he had a great ability to convey his knowledge.”
  • Jordan Heck, Enbridge Pipelines
    “Fred was very good and easy to deal with. His insight was very helpful and he was quite funny as well as entertaining. I would definitely recommend this course to others. Thank you.”
  • Ken Brodle, Keith Plumbing and Heating
    "Fred was brilliant as an instructor. He knew his material and was able to explain it so that even people unfamiliar with electricity could understand it. He was patient and explained the material with emphasis on what was vital to know."
  • 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.”
  • Ryan Bell, Renewable Energy Corp
    “Fred was very, very involved in the industry and his experience shone through throughout the class. I've already recommended it to others.”

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