• Age group19+
  • Duration3 Days
    7th - 9th July
    Various dates throughout the year
  • Awarding bodySuccessful delegates will receive a UK JTL Certificate of Core Competence valid for 5 years.


The aim of the course is to provide delegates with the knowledge and understanding of terminology and protection concepts for mechanical equipment utilised in potentially flammable atmospheres.


At the end of the course you will be able to:

• Recommend the remedial action required to maintain mechanical hazardous area equipment to meet the required standards
• Select the protection concept, enclosure/ equipment, components and install correctly in hazardous areas
• Understand how to identify problems with mechanical equipment installed in hazardous areas with respect to the appropriate British, European and IEC standards
• Understand that mechanical equipment could be a source of ignition that could contribute to an explosion
• Understand the concept of area classification and the need to zone flammable atmospheres accordingly
• Understand the terminology and definitions associated with hazardous areas
• Understand the various protection concepts, electrical and non-electrical
• Understand how to identify problems with mechanical equipment installed in hazardous areas with respect to the appropriate British, European and IEC standard

Course Information

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

Various dates throughout the year

Entry requirements

Prior to attendance on the course, the Employer must provide written evidence of the candidate’s mechanical competency.

Course delegates are required to possess relevant mechanical qualifications and evidence must be brought to the course. 

Candidates who cannot provide evidence of their qualifications or who do not have an Employer to complete the competency letter will receive a non-technical person’s certificate.

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

Each candidate is required to demonstrate competence through a series of practical assessments and multi-choice question on-line exam.

£660 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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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. Eligible students can also benefit from free travel.


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