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Customized Advanced Qualified Electrical Worker Certification

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Course description

The "Customized Advanced Qualified Electrical Worker Certification" is a comprehensive three-day course designed to ensure electrical workers are proficient and certified to perform tasks as required by regulatory authorities such as OSHA/OH&S/MOL/DOL, the Criminal Code of Canada, NFPA 70E, CSA Z462, and other industry standards. This course emphasizes both theoretical knowledge and practical skills, with 60% of the program dedicated to hands-on projects, enabling participants to demonstrate their ability to perform electrical operating tasks safely and competently.

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  • On-site
  • Canada
  • English

Who should attend?

  • Engineers
  • Electricians
  • Technologists
  • Technicians
  • Operators involved in electrical switching
  • Supervisors or managers overseeing electrical work

Training content

  1. Electrical Accidents: Understanding the consequences of electrical faults and accidents and the importance of adhering to safety standards.
  2. NFPA 70E/CSA Z462: Application of arc flash mitigation guidelines as per the National Fire Protection Association and the Canadian Standards Association.
  3. Recognizing Hazards: Identifying hazards associated with various electrical equipment and devices.
  4. Management Control: Compliance with legislation and methodologies to ensure workplace safety.
  5. Safety Documentation: Development of an accessible and usable system of practice for safety documentation.
  6. Physical Equipment: Knowledge of required PPE and ancillary high voltage safety equipment.
  7. Field Control: Application of preventative and post-accident analyses and reports.
  8. Work Methods: Safe practical skills for working around electrical systems.
  9. Personal Protective Grounding: Safe selection, installation, and maintenance of temporary grounds for worker protection.
  10. Switching: Safe isolation of electrical devices for work using single line diagrams and switching procedures.
  11. Job Planning: Hazard/Risk Analysis for maintenance tasks on all electrical equipment.
  12. Switching Safety: Integration and adherence to electrical safety standards in operating and switching procedures.
  13. 480/600V MCC’s and Switchgear: Safe operation, switching, isolation, testing, locking, tagging, grounding, and racking of 480/600V MCC’s and switchgear.
  14. 5kV Breakers and Starters: Safe handling of 5kV breakers and starters.
  15. 15kV/25kV Breakers and Disconnects: Competent handling of 15kV/25kV breakers and disconnects.

Course delivery details

Key Features of the Course:

  1. Hands-On Experience: Utilizing Lab 2.2, a fully equipped mobile training center, participants engage in practical exercises on real electrical equipment ranging from 120V to 138kV. This hands-on approach ensures learners can practice potential tests, perform lockout/tagout procedures, conduct switching, phasing, and apply safety grounds using hot sticks in a controlled environment that mimics real-world scenarios.
  2. Comprehensive Training: The course covers certification on all electrical systems, with safety demonstrations and practical projects on substation equipment. This includes working with 25kV, 15kV, 5kV, and 480/600V electrical equipment, providing a complete overview of common substation activities, mechanical binding issues, and the use of Category 2 and 4 PPE.
  3. Customized Program: Acknowledging the unique needs of each organization, the course content can be tailored to address the specific requirements of your facility and staff. This customization ensures that the training is directly applicable and beneficial to your organization's operational needs.

Certification / Credits

This course guarantees that participants are not only trained but proven to be qualified to work safely and competently on electrical systems under normal and emergency situations, fulfilling due diligence requirements and contributing to a safer working environment.

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Canada Training Group
102 First Avenue
S0M 2Y0 Turtleford Saskatchewan

Canada Training Group

Canada Training Group stands as a premier provider of industrial electrical safety and technical training. With over 40 years of expertise, we specialize in delivering comprehensive, results-oriented training programs designed to enhance safety, productivity, and efficiency across various industries. Our...

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