• Age group19+
  • Duration5 Days
  • Awarding bodySuccessful delegates will receive a UK JTL Certificate of Core Competence valid for 5 years.


The aim of the course is to provide course delegates with the knowledge and understanding of terminology and
protection concepts for electrical / instrument equipment utilised in a potentially flammable atmosphere.


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

• Recommend the remedial action required to maintain electrical / instrument hazardous area equipment to meet the
required standards
• Select the protection concept, enclosure/ equipment, glands and ancillary components and install correctly in
hazardous areas
• Understand how to identify problems with electrical / instrument equipment installed in hazardous
- areas with respect to the appropriate British, European and IEC standards
- Understand that electrical / instrument equipment can 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 namely Exi, Exd, Exe, Exn, Exp, Exo, Exq and Exm.
• Understand how to identify problems with electrical / instrument 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 19th to 23rd July 16th to 20th August

Entry requirements

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 and practical in the workshop. Each candidate is required to demonstrate competence through a series of practical assessments and on-line multi-choice test.

£800 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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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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