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CompEx ‘ExF’ Foundation Module

Course Objectives

On completion of the course candidates will have:

  • A greater understanding of the current directives and regulations relating to hazardous areas
  • Awareness of typical flammable atmospheres situations and types of release
  • Understanding of the characteristics of gases, vapours and dusts
  • Understanding of the basic principles of area classification including zones, apparatus groups and temperature classification
  • Understanding of identification for hazardous area equipment
  • Awareness of the types of protection for equipment for use in hazardous areas
  • Understanding of the IP code for ingress protection
  • Awareness of various ignition sources and potential associated hazards

Dates available on request.

Course Content

Aim:
ATEX legislation underlines the need for practitioners in potentially explosive environments to be competent. The course has been designed specifically for non-technical personnel, such as supervisors, designers, project engineers, Health & Safety personnel, managers and anyone involved in Hazardous Area work that does not actually conduct installation or inspection of electrical equipment.

Pre-Requisites:
There are no practical assessments with this foundation course therefore no pre-requisites.

Duration:
1 day which can be delivered in centre at our Middlesbrough facility or alternatively delivered on customer premises – facilities permitting.

Maximum Number:
Ten Delegates.

Training Aids:
PowerPoint Presentation, notes, samples of hazardous area equipment.

Assessment:
Multi choice question paper (closed book).

Certification:
Following successful completion of Unit Ex’F’ competence Validation Test a certificate of core foundation competence will be issued by JTL, who are the national awarding body for the scheme.

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