• FT/PTPT
  • Age group19+
  • Duration2 days
  • Awarding bodySuccessful delegates will receive a UK JTL Certificate of Core Competence valid for 5 years.

Overview

Aims

To revise and update the requirements for the installation of electrical apparatus for use in hazardous areas.

Objectives

At the end of the course you will:

• Understand the principles of flammable gas, liquids and area classification
• Know the principles of protection afforded by Ex ‘d’, ‘e’, ‘n’, ‘p’ and ‘i’ apparatus, substances and their symbols
• Understand the certification and marking of apparatus
• Understand ATEX 95 (equipment essential requirements)
• Understand ATEX 137 (workplace essential requirements)

Summary of Course - Content Objectives

• Sources of ignition
• Nature of hazards, identification of hazards
• Area classifications zone 0, 1 and 2
• Selection of apparatus, cabling, glanding and termination
• Inspection and testing
• Management and remedial work

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

This course is for practising Electrical and Instrument Engineers, Supervisors and Technicians who need to renew their core competency in the selection, installation, inspection and maintenance of electrical apparatus in potentially explosive atmospheres to 60079-14/60079-17.

It is advisable to attend the Refresher course at least 3 months before the certificate expiry date.

Candidates who possess a Non-Technical or Site Specific CompEx certificate must enrol on the CompEx Ex01 to Ex04, 5 day course, to re-certify.

The programme requires that personnel registering for a refresher course are recommended to have worked regularly in the industry during the previous 5 years, come prepared having done some self-study revision work and can gland, terminate, inspect & test a variety of cables/equipment.  They MUST have a valid CompEx certificate for the corresponding units to be refreshed.

You will study:
• Sources of ignition
• Nature of hazards, identification of hazards
• Area classifications zone 0, 1 and 2
• Selection of apparatus, cabling, glanding and termination
• Inspection and testing
• Management and remedial work

2 days 28th - 29th July 25th - 26th August Various dates throughout the year

Entry requirements

The course candidate should possess:

• A Time-Served Electrical/Instrument Apprentice or; possess an Electrical/Instrument NVQ Level 3 (as a minimum). 

Delivery will be a combination of classroom tuition, simulations and practical in the workshop.

Delivery will be a combination of classroom tuition, simulations and practical in the workshop.
The assessment comprises:
Workshop based:
• Ex01 Glanding exercise.
• Ex02 Inspection.
• Ex04 Inspection.

Classroom based:
• Ex01 & Ex03 On-line installation simulator using CompEx supplied Equipment List (to be handed back at the end of the assessment).
• On-line Multi-choice theory test. CompEx currently allows the use of a controlled copy of EEMUA 214 – Toolbox guide for this element (to be handed back at the end of the assessment).

Candidates are NOT allowed to use their own toolbox guide in the online exam.

£474 Please note this course is full cost and therefore learners are unable to get any fee remission.
Please enquire by the clicking the ‘enquire now button’ at the top of this website page or contact Course Information on (01642) 333333 or e-mail CourseInformation@mbro.ac.uk.

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