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

  • Colin Pevie, Syncrude Canada
    “Fred is awesome, good natured and very knowledgeable.”
  • Shaun Jones, Enbridge Pipelines
    “Fred was knowledgeable, practical and thorough. The instruction was great, showing different troubleshooting techniques was definitely useful. Answered a lot of the theory by participating in experiments. I thought the course was beneficial.”
  • 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.”
  • 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.”
  • Duncan Paridaen, Syncrude Canada Ltd.
    “Fred Tanguy was a very knowledgeable instructor; he could answer all the questions. Good course I learnt a lot.”
  • 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.
  • 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.”
  • 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.”
  • 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.”
  • Lewis Wong, University of Toronto
    “Fred is very knowledgeable. The material is very useful; I would recommend this course to any of my co-workers.”
  • 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.”
  • 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.”
  • Lauri Beeton, Suncor Energy
    “Fred is a fantastic instructor!!”
  • 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.
  • 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.”

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