Explosion Protection Guidance

3 days

9AM - 5PM


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 as per the requirements of the CENELEC/CEN and IEC standards for electrical and non-electrical equipment.

Course Content

16 Units with written assessment 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
  • 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 and an overview of the ATEX Directive.

Date Time Cost Availability
18th - 20th December 2017 9.00am - 5.00pm £550.00 + VAT


26th - 28th March 2018 9.00am - 5.00pm £550.00 + VAT


25th - 27th June 2018 9.00am - 5.00pm £550.00 + VAT


24th - 26th September 2018 9.00am - 5.00pm £550.00 + VAT


17th - 19th December 2018 9.00am - 5.00pm £550.00 + VAT


Further dates available on request 9.00am - 5.00pm £550.00 + VAT


Additional Information:

Blackburn Industrial Estate

Aberdeen, UK

AB21 0RX

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Duration 3 Day
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