Explosion Protection & ATEX Awareness

4 days

9AM - 5PM

£650.00

Course Overview

Our competence based course, accredited by City & Guilds, is designed to give an understanding in hazardous area concepts for the use of electrical equipment. The course explains the protection methods from manufacture to installation, inspection and maintenance requirements as per the requirements of the CENELEC/CEN and IEC standards for electrical and non-electrical equipment.

The compliance requirements for the ATEX Directives and CE Marking are also covered.

Course Content

16 Units with assessment and an overview of ATEX covering:

  • Area classification
  • Ignition properties
  • Definitions and terms
  • EN/IEC standards for electrical and instrumentation
  • Ingress protection
  • Flameproof
  • Increased safety
  • ‘n’ types of protection
  • Pressurization
  • Intrinsic safety systems
  • Hybrid protection
  • ATEX certification, documentation, labelling
  • Cable types, glanding, earthing
  • Inspections, maintenance for electrical and instrumentation
  • Additional international standards
  • References to NEC 500, NEC 505 zoning
  • Guidelines in ATEX Directives 94/9/EC, 1999/92/EC
  • Written assessment

Target Audience

Personnel with electrical, instrument or mechanical background within industry who require an understanding in the selection of equipment for hazardous areas. Suitable for engineers working on projects and pre-planning of inspection programmes to EN/IEC 60079-17 and the implications of DSEAR for maintenance.


Date Time Cost Availability
18th - 21st December 2017 9.00am - 5.00pm £650.00 + VAT

N

26th - 29th March 2018 9.00am - 5.00pm £650.00 + VAT

Y

25th - 28th June 2018 9.00am - 5.00pm £650.00 + VAT

Y

24th - 27th September 2018 9.00am - 5.00pm £650.00 + VAT

Y

17th - 20th December 2018 9.00am - 5.00pm £650.00 + VAT

Y

Further dates available on request 9.00am - 5.00pm £650.00 + VAT

Y

Additional Information:
Venue

Blackburn Industrial Estate

Aberdeen

AB21 0RX

UK

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Duration 4 Days
Lunch Included
Min/Max Delegates 4/12
Special Requirements None
Certification A Certificate of Competence will be provided, valid for 5 Years

Get in touch

to enquire further

01224 798635