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Safe Switchgear Certification for Operators

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Course description

The "Safe Switchgear Certification for Operators" course is an intensive one-day program designed to provide operators with the necessary knowledge and skills to safely perform electrical tasks involving switchgear, in compliance with North American electrical safety standards, NFPA 70E and CSA Z462. This course emphasizes the practical application of these standards within your organization, ensuring participants are well-versed in safe operational practices, understand the requirements for personal protective equipment (PPE), and are familiar with the regulations governing arc flash safety.

Why This Course Is Essential:

Electrical switchgear is critical to the operation of modern industrial and commercial power systems. The potential hazards associated with improper handling of switchgear necessitate rigorous training and certification. This course equips participants with the skills to prevent accidents, minimize downtime, and ensure the safety of all personnel involved in electrical operations.

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  • On-site
  • Canada
  • English

Who should attend?

Who Should Attend:

  • Operators responsible for the operation and maintenance of electrical switchgear systems.
  • Electrical technicians and maintenance personnel seeking to enhance their switchgear safety knowledge.
  • Individuals previously certified in high voltage arc flash safety looking to broaden their qualifications in electrical operations.

Training content

Course Highlights:

  • In-depth Safety Training: Understand the latest arc flash regulations, electrical codes, and safe operation practices specific to switchgear.
  • Comprehensive Review of Switchgear: Gain insights into 480/600V and 5kV switchgear, including their breakers and starters, and learn the principles of their operation.
  • Hands-On Practical Switching Lab: Experience real-life scenarios with hands-on practical labs using either your equipment or our Mobile Substation Safety Training Lab #2, a full-sized highway trailer customized as a mobile 25kV substation.
  • Certification and Competency Assessment: Achieve certification and be assessed for competency in up to 26 substation electrical tasks, ensuring a comprehensive understanding and ability to apply knowledge in the field.

Certification / Credits

Learning Outcomes:

  • Enhance safety and efficiency in switchgear operations by adhering to recognized electrical safety standards.
  • Build confidence in handling switchgear through practical, hands-on experience in a controlled environment.
  • Achieve certification that demonstrates your commitment to safety and competence in electrical operations, setting the Gold Standard in Competency Assessment.

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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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