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CompEx Dust EX05 & EX06

3 days
Part Time
UK JTL Certificate
TTE Technical (UK) Ltd
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Course overview

The CompEx Dust EX05 & EX06 is used to extend the competence for craftsmen working on Electrical Apparatus for use in the Presence of Combustible Dusts.

PLEASE NOTE: Price displayed is based on training being held at our Middlesbrough HQ. For training to be delivered at customer premises please contact the Business Development Team on 01642 770310 or email

Aims & Objectives

To give delegates a basic understanding of the use of electrical and intrinsically safe equipment in an area where there is a presence of combustible dusts.

At the end of the course you will:

  • Appreciate that electrical items can be a source of ignition that could cause an explosion
  • Understand what is meant by zones, temperature factors, ingress protection codes
  • Understand how gas/vapour certified equipment might be used in combustible dust situations (BS 7535)
  • Understand how BS 6467 part 2, IEC (or BSEN) 60079-17 and EN 50281 impacts upon areas of combustible dusts


Course Content

This course is for electrical and instrument engineers, supervisors and technicians who need to develop and demonstrate their competency for working on Electrical Apparatus for use in the presence of Combustible Dusts. Content objectives of this course include; characteristics of combustible dusts, area classification of zones 20, 21 and 22, concept of dust ignition protection, selection of apparatus, cabling, glanding and terminations and inspection and testing.

During the course, you will be taught around maintenance and remedial work.

The delivery of this course will be a combination of classroom tuition, practical and online assessment.

Course Fee:

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand 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 to achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive support service and bursary scheme to help you through your studies. 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. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.