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

  • 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.”
  • 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.”
  • 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.
  • Duncan Paridaen, Syncrude Canada Ltd.
    “Fred Tanguy was a very knowledgeable instructor; he could answer all the questions. Good course I learnt a lot.”
  • Adam Yuill, Syncrude Canada
    Course was very informative. Very hands on onto learning which tends to stick better.
  • 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.”
  • Cale Gavin, Imperial Oil Resources
    “Great overall course. Fred Tanguay was a very knowledgeable instructor. Lots of real world experiences and stories.”
  • 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.”
  • Gerry Favis, Suncor Energy
    “Fred is an excellent instructor, very knowledgeable with many years of experience. He took the time to explain in details and made sure that we understand everything. ”
  • 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.”
  • 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.
  • Colin Pevie, Syncrude Canada
    “Fred is awesome, good natured and very knowledgeable.”
  • 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."
  • 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.”
  • Brent Bryska, Syncrude Canada Ltd.
    “Fred did an excellent job and showed us a lot of stuff.”

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