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Utility Training Group
Training and Consulting for your success

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Technician Training

We realize that time is precious in our industry thats why before we start any training we perfer to do an accessment of technical knowledge precededing any instruction in order to maximize learning potential. Our findings are that many technicians have different technical competences so by starting each one at different stages of our program allows techniciains with more experience and trade knowledge not to be focused on the basics rather spend necessary time on advanced portions while at the same time not leaving behind the less experienced technicians that require the basics in order to build a strong foundation.

Training Modules

Structural CSA-ANSI Standards

Hydraulics Three

This 3-4 day interactive module is manditory as we review in detail the governing standards for Canada and the USA for aerial devices. The instructor will go through all roles and responsibilities of all parties, definitions, explain terms, show examples so that all students not only understand but can apply these standards to his everyday work. This module also tests the knowlege of basic hydraulics which then sets the starting point for the remainder of the training. 

Training time 24hrs cost $1000.00 per student 
This 2 day module is dedicated to one of the most important fundamental of hydraulic system troubleshooting, Schematics. Technicians learn how to indentify and read symbols, follow drawings and use of the schematic for trouble shooting.

Training time 16hrs.  *Cost 750.00 per student

Hydraulics Four

Hydraulics One

The final 3 day module combines all the modules and brings hydraulic overload protection systems and troubleshooting to the forefront. Technicians will be given real life scenarios and using their new found knowledge apply it to figuire out the systems. A final review, then on to the Canadian Utility Mechanic Certification test. 

Training time 16hrs.  *Cost $ 750.00 per student
This 2 day module creates the necessary foundation for troubleshooting hydraulic systems. We start with the lifeblood of the system "oil "and continue with the resevoir, filters and types of pumps. Students will have hands on experience taking apart inspecting and accessing damage.  

Training time 16 hrs.   *Cost $ 750.00 per student

Hydraulics Two

Electrical One - Four (coming soon)

This 2 day module continues to build the foundation from module one. This module introduces technicians to types of hoses, valves, and troubleshooting techniques using a flow meter and pressure guages. Once again giving the students hands on experience with these items.


Training time 16hrs.  *Cost $750.00 per student
These new modules will also create the necessary foundation for electrical troubleshooting. Although focus will be on Chassis and and device integration, joystick controls ,truck electrical systems. technology has made some major progress and these modules will be a necessity for technicians.




* May be additional charges for travel depending on location

Utility Training Group

Training is our core business, not a secondary value added service. That means we are completely focused on the continuous improvement of our programs, materials and services. We stay on top of all aspects of the Utility industry from developments in equipment to instructional techniques to government regulations and industry standards. If there is something new coming that affects any part of the Utility equipment training world, we will keep you updated and informed.
We bring training to your site, saving you time and money. Importantly, we customize the program to meet your needs. 

Our Mission

Helping companies minimize risks through training of repair technicians and operators on proper inspection, diagnosis, repair procedure, operation, and safety of equipment under their control. We aslo help companies with inspection schedules and managing their preventitive maintainence to maintain a safe, reliable and efficient Utility Fleet.

Operator Training

Our Instructors provide Manufacturer approved operator training. This hands on training starts with classroom and covers stability principles, proper set up, ground conditions, controls and is then followed by a operational competency test. Operators must prove they are comfortatable and able to operate devices with confidence. We come to your site and train with your equipment.

Consulting

 A companies vehicle fleet can be one of the largest and most critical expenses. That said you need to get right. Mistakes can cost millions in productivity and take up to a decade in some cases to rectify. We are here to help by providing consulting to help you get the decision right using our network of contacts in the industry to get it right the first time. We have extensive expert knowledge in the following areas:

  • Telematics 
  • Fleet management
  • Blue tooth technology
  • Standards Interpretation
  • Standards writing 
  • Work procedures
  • Equipment Purchasing