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

  • 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.”
  • Dwayne Derksen, Imperial Oil, Esso
    “The instructor was very knowledgeable and approachable. I would take another course with Fred as the instructor.”
  • 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."
  • Tony Fiore, Phazer Electric
    “Fred was a great instructor; he had his audience of students very involved. His knowledge of the electrical field was very, very up to date. I enjoyed his techniques. Great instructor and job well done.”
  • Duncan Paridaen, Syncrude Canada Ltd.
    “Fred Tanguy was a very knowledgeable instructor; he could answer all the questions. Good course I learnt a lot.”
  • 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.”
  • Cale Gavin, Imperial Oil Resources
    “Great overall course. Fred Tanguay was a very knowledgeable instructor. Lots of real world experiences and stories.”
  • 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.
  • 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.”
  • 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.”
  • 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.”
  • Ryan Dworkin, Syncrude Canada
    Course was well delivered. Lots of information was received in a low stress, interactive environment.
  • 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.”
  • Adam Yuill, Syncrude Canada
    Course was very informative. Very hands on onto learning which tends to stick better.

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