Important Notices & Accommodations

Program Description

This IHSA course is hands-on

Temporary grounding systems were developed to provide safety for those working on de-energized equipment. This program addresses the advantages of equipotential grounding and bonding over traditional methods. Discussions include the process by which a safe work environment can be created using equipotential grounding and bonding systems.


Program Content

  • Electrical theory
  • Permanent grounding methods
  • Fault current availability
  • Current capacities of temporary grounding connectors
  • Potential testing
  • Testing and maintaining grounding components, including vehicle grounds
  • Demonstration of grounding methods—traditional versus equipotential
  • Field practice of equipotential grounding and bonding installations

Who Should Attend?

Utility personnel who are required to construct, maintain, and operate electrical systems.



Delivery of this program at your facility will require a suitable space to complete the practical portion of the program as well as the required equipment. Please check with your IHSA Consultant/Trainer for specific requirements.



There are no prerequisites for this course.


Personal Protective Equipment / What to Bring

Participants are required to bring their own CSA-approved head, foot, and eye protection, leather work gloves, Class 2 rubber gloves, and AR/FR clothes suitable for outside work. The participant will not be permitted to participate in the course if they do not bring the noted personal protective equipment and tools.


Learning Evaluation

Learners must achieve 70% on a final knowledge evaluation to successfully complete the course.


Participant Course Evaluation

At the end of the training, participants will have the opportunity to evaluate and provide comments about the training they received.


Call to Register

To inquire about possible dates and enrollment for this course, please contact our Customer Service Department at 1-800-263-5024.


Registration fees for IHSA’s in-class training courses will be increasing. If you are registering for a course scheduled to take place prior to March 31, 2024, the price is unchanged. If you are registering for a course scheduled for April 1, 2024 or later, the price will be higher. Please see the tables below for more information.

Sessions After April 1, 2024

The new pricing listed below will come into effect on April 1st 2024

Price Per Participant at
IHSA Facility
Total Course Price at
Your Facility
Program Duration
2 Days
Member Fee
Member Fee
Max Participants
Non-member Fee
Non-member Fee

Session Details

From: Jul 02, 2024 - To: Jul 03, 2024
City: Any
Region: Any

E107145Equipotential Grounding and Bonding7/2/2024 8:00:00 AMMississaugaSkills Development Centre Register