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of Reliability Technologies® (SMART)
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Electric Power IQ


This course provides a foundational understanding of the internal and external elements of the transformer, the essentials of transformer operation and maintenance implementation and related industry standards.  

It covers the chemical, mechanical and electrical components of the transformer, the purpose and operating characteristics of these components, the significant requirements and methods for maintenance, and the major testing involved in maintenance.  
The classroom-based option at our Tallmadge facility includes lab and equipment tours, rewind facility tour, case studies, break-out groups,  practical exercises, and interactive activities.


SDMyers, LLC

Tallmadge, Ohio, USA

Electric Power IQ—the training branch of SDMyers—offers a comprehensive range of transformer management and operations training online, for all levels of employees. 

​​If you’re a professional looking to certify your expertise in transformer maintenance, Electric Power IQ offers two levels of certification. The “Master Transformer Maintenance Professional” certification is for professionals who are responsible for transformer testing and maintenance. Complete our Transformer Management 1 and Transformer Management 2 courses to earn the Maintenance certificate.

The “Master Transformer Reliability Professional” certification is for professionals who are responsible for transformer maintenance planning and for reliability strategy. Complete our Transformer Management 2 and Transformer Management 3 courses to earn the Reliability certificate.

All three courses are offered online with real-time interaction between students and instructors. In addition, all live sessions are recorded and made available for unlimited review for 1-year after the course date, along with the downloadable training workbooks and reference material.

As a student of the Electric Power IQ group you will have access to our instructors both pre and post course and unlimited access to the online Technical Library, which includes videos and white papers by our subject matter experts.


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  • 20% discount on each course when booked at once.
  • Access to our Technical Library, that includes videos and white papers by our subject matter experts.
  • Unlimited streaming of the recorded version of each session after the live version is completed.
  • Downloadable training workbooks and other reference materials.





Designed to meet and exceed ISO 18436 and ASNT SNT-TC-1A recommended practices, this course teaches students about the principles of thermography and the use of Infrared Cameras.  

Through the video modules, students will learn about the science of Thermography, the various applications for condition-based monitoring and reliability, methods to improve asset uptime, and all of the relevant Infrared theory and physics required to produce a professional Thermography inspection report.



Bradenton, Florida, USA

IRISS Inc.’s Safety & Maintenance Academy of Reliability Technologies® (SMART) offers online training and certification that provide the knowledge and practical experience necessary to complete electrical inspections safely and efficiently. 

The Infrared and Ultrasound courses are guided by subject-matter experts and are perfect for technicians new to the industry and seasoned professionals alike. The knowledge, skills, and abilities developed from the program are beneficial in a profession that is harnessing the power of technology to advance reliability.

From maintenance staff to operations management, the coursework is invaluable to the creation of concise, accurate inspection methods and critical asset management.

We are also prepared to bring hands-on education courses to you with traveling labs. These labs are designed to provide experience in using a variety of tools available in the electrical system maintenance industry. Students will have the opportunity to learn using an assortment of electrical equipment in addition to their own equipment while on-site.

IRISS S.M.A.R.T. Training Center is located in Bradenton FL and offers a Real World experience during the training with our onsite manufacturing. This offers the students a great hands on location to reinforce the theory and tips learned during class from instructors who have years of experience in Infrared and Ultrasound inspections. 

Visit the IRISS training website for more information on their training offerings.


The Snell Group


Infrared for Electrical Inspections is a two-day course is designed for the novice infrared thermographer in understanding the requirements for conducting successful electrical inspections. 

There is no pre-requisite for this class.

It is best suited for someone with a basic understanding of electrical apparatus and systems.

The course is open to all people—whether or not they currently own a thermal imager.



Barre, Vermont, USA

The Snell Group provides online training courses you can participate in without leaving your home or office. Learn at your own pace, when and where you want! 

As technology in the world around us advances, so does the delivery of infrared training. The Snell Group’s new online training courses feature the knowledge-rich material students expect from a live course, combined with the convenience of a web-based platform. 

The curriculum is designed and overseen by ASNT Level 3 NDT and PdM Certificate Holders. All instructors have years of field experience as well as instructional backgrounds and have been certified in the Snell Methodology of Instruction.

The video-based course is divided up into sections including lectures, hands-on infrared demonstrations and experiments, and field assignments.  Each module is a building block that allows the viewer to build their knowledge in a progressive sequence. Quizzes, supplemental materials, and exercises reinforce important learning concepts. You can start and stop each module whenever you want to, and go back to any and all modules at any time to watch again. 

You will receive:

  • Full support for any questions you have during each step of your educational learning process
  • A printed student reference manual
  • Supplemental printable materials in the user interface
  • Self-directed experiments and field-work to enhance your learning experience and give you practical experience to gain confidence
  • Quizzes throughout the course
  • Course examination
  • Certificate upon successful completion of the course and examination
  • Any materials needed shipped free anywhere in the world by courier