Explosion Protection Guidance - Mechanical

2 days

9AM - 5PM


Course Overview

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

Course Content

  • ATEX certification, documentation, labelling
  • Risk assessment
  • Area classification
  • Ignition properties
  • EN/IEC standards for non-electrical (mechanical)
  • Ingress protection
  • Flow restriction 'fr'
  • Flameproof 'd'
  • constructional safety 'c'
  • Control of ignition source 'b'
  • Liquid emersion 'k'
  • Hybrid protection
  • Inspections & maintenance for non-electrical (mechanical)
  • Repair & overhaul of equipment
  • Written assessment

Target Audience

Personnel with a mechanical background within industry who require an understanding in the selection of equipment for hazardous areas and an overview of the ATEX Directives.

Date Time Cost Availability
7th - 8th March 2019 9.00am - 5.00pm £375.00 + VAT Y
23rd - 24th May 2019 9.00am - 5.00pm £375.00 + VAT Y
11th - 12th July 2019 9.00am - 5.00pm £375.00 + VAT Y
26th - 27th September 2019 9.00am - 5.00pm £375.00 + VAT Y
27th - 28th November 2019 9.00am - 5.00pm £375.00 + VAT Y
Further dates available on request 9.00am - 5.00pm £375.00 + VAT


Additional Information:

Blackburn Industrial Estate


AB21 0RX


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Duration 2 days
Lunch Included
Min/Max Delegates 4/12
Special Requirements None

A Certificate of Competence will be provided, valid for 5 years.

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Get in touch

to enquire further

01224 798635