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

  • 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.”
  • Ryan Dworkin, Syncrude Canada
    Course was well delivered. Lots of information was received in a low stress, interactive environment.
  • 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.”
  • Dwayne Derksen, Imperial Oil, Esso
    “The instructor was very knowledgeable and approachable. I would take another course with Fred as the instructor.”
  • 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.”
  • 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.”
  • Murray Cochrane, Mosaic Potash
    “Fred was very informative and the course was very educational. I would recommend this instructor and course to any electrician.”
  • Lauri Beeton, Suncor Energy
    “Fred is a fantastic 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."
  • 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.
  • Adam Yuill, Syncrude Canada
    Course was very informative. Very hands on onto learning which tends to stick better.
  • 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.”
  • 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!
  • David Alaga, Modern Niagara
    "The instructor Fred is very knowledgeable of the subject and provided relevant and real-world examples."
  • 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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