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Electrical Safety for Qualified Electrical Workers- ALL NEW CONTENT

Our popular one-day CSA Z462 - 2015 Edition Arc Flash Training course is designed for front-line workers who are responsible for electrical systems and needing certification in the CSA Z462 electrical safety standard which came into effect in January 2015. This standard covers safe work practices related to electrical dangers in the workplace. Students will gain a solid understanding of hazards encountered while operating or maintaining electrical installations in the low voltage (below 750V) class including a full understanding of the arc hazard categorization, appropriate PPE selection and safe electrical work procedures. This one-day arc flash training course is designed to assist organizations to identify shock and arc flash hazards and prevent injuries and incidents associated with those hazards. - Sept 2016


Advanced Electrical Safety- ALL NEW CONTENT

This 1-day Advanced Electrical Safety course is best suited for students who want a more in-depth look at CSA Z462, Canada's arc flash standard, an in-depth look at: how to coordinate company safety standards and occupational health and safety management standards; how to develop and deliver meaningful electrical safety programs; how to perform proper risk assessments and lockout programs; equations for defining electrical safety zones; how to work within the limited approach boundary of overhead lines or buried power lines; methods for designing electrical safety into equipment and systems, and the safe performance of substation tasks, etc. - Sept 2016


Emergency Generators/UPS/ Battery Technologies- ALL NEW CONTENT

During this course, you will learn what you can do, and should do with standby electrical generators and emergency power generation systems, to make sure your facility will keep running even if the electricity to your plant or facility doesn't. The UPS Systems part of the course begins with a discussion of the need for UPS systems. It then covers the relative comparisons between various UPS topologies and their modes of operation. The batteries used for UPS systems are also covered How a battery works, their maintenance, safety and testing is throughly discussed. - September 2016


2015 Canadian Electrical Code Update - ALL NEW CONTENT

Electrical Code training is intended to do a lot more than instruct about what changes have taken place since the last time Canada issued a national Electrical Code. We have organized a unique training course, designed for all types of electrical professionals. This course is delivered by one of Canada's leading CEC experts in industrial, commercial, institutional and residential electrical installations. As well, our trainer has professional experience in the business of conducting electrical inspections. THis course is designed and delivered by Larry Cantelo, Canada's leading expert on Canada's Electrical Code interpretation, our course will teach students not only on the latest code changes, but how to understand what the rules are and how to access the code with ease. - October 2016


MV-HV Industrial Electrical Maintenance/Safety Practices- ALL NEW CONTENT

Our "MV-HV - Recommended Practices For Electrical Equipment Maintenance" training course is an in-depth examination of the most recent standards governing Electrical Maintenance Practices, NFPA 70b - Recommended Practices For Electrical Equipment Maintenance and CSA Z463 Workplace Electrical Equipment Maintenance Practices. These recommended practices apply to preventive maintenance for electrical, electronic, and communication systems and equipment installed in industrial, commercial and institutional power systems. - October 2016


Industrial Electrical Grounding and The Canadian Electrical Code - ALL NEW CONTENT

This basic electrical grounding course is founded on the 2015 Canadian Electrical Code and is designed to give you the correct information you need to design, install and maintain effective electrical grounding systems in industrial, commercial and institutional power systems. This basic electrical grounding course is founded on the 2015 Canadian Electrical Code and is designed to give you the correct information you need to design, install and maintain effective electrical grounding systems in industrial, commercial and institutional power systems. - November 2016


VFD and Electric Motors Control Training- ALL NEW CONTENT

This two day presentation will highlight the proper installation of Variable Frequency Drives into the distribution system. This innovative and comprehensive Electrical VFD Training Course will be presented by Paul Wright who has more than 35 years of field and engineering experience with Motors and Variable Speed Drives. He is one of the most respected experts on Variable Speed Drive Applications providing technical support and application assistants for all industrial and commercial sectors. - November 2016


Power Transformer Testing and Maintenance- ALL NEW CONTENT

Our 2016 Electrical Transformer design, testing and maintenance course will deal with many of the technical and economic issues dealing with a) The Screening Process to prioritize the transformer fleet; b) Transformer Condition Assessment of individual transformers, and c) Life Cycle Decisions: retire, refurbish, replace, relocate. Students will learn safe and proper maintenance and testing procedures on power transformers. The course covers transformers used in commercial and industrial power distribution systems, including oil and dry-type units. Larger power transformers used in utility applications are also covered. - Nov/Dec 2016


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