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Hazardous Areas 3-day Compex Competence Based Course For Instrument Technicians

Duration 3 days
Time 08:30 - 16:30
Cost £675.00 + VAT
Venue Altens Centre

Availability

Date Time Cost Venue Places  
08 Jan - 10 Jan 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
15 Jan - 17 Jan 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
22 Jan - 24 Jan 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 1
29 Jan - 31 Jan 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
05 Feb - 07 Feb 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
12 Feb - 14 Feb 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
19 Feb - 21 Feb 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
26 Feb - 28 Feb 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
05 Mar - 07 Mar 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
12 Mar - 14 Mar 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
19 Mar - 21 Mar 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
26 Mar - 28 Mar 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
02 Apr - 04 Apr 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
09 Apr - 11 Apr 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
16 Apr - 18 Apr 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
23 Apr - 25 Apr 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
30 Apr - 02 May 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
07 May - 09 May 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
14 May - 16 May 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
21 May - 23 May 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
28 May - 30 May 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
04 Jun - 06 Jun 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
11 Jun - 13 Jun 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
18 Jun - 20 Jun 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
25 Jun - 27 Jun 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
02 Jul - 04 Jul 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
09 Jul - 11 Jul 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
16 Jul - 18 Jul 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
23 Jul - 25 Jul 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
30 Jul - 01 Aug 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
06 Aug - 08 Aug 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
13 Aug - 15 Aug 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
20 Aug - 22 Aug 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
27 Aug - 29 Aug 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
03 Sep - 05 Sep 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
10 Sep - 12 Sep 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
17 Sep - 19 Sep 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
24 Sep - 26 Sep 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
01 Oct - 03 Oct 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
08 Oct - 10 Oct 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
15 Oct - 17 Oct 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
22 Oct - 24 Oct 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
29 Oct - 31 Oct 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
05 Nov - 07 Nov 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
12 Nov - 14 Nov 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
19 Nov - 21 Nov 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
26 Nov - 28 Nov 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
03 Dec - 05 Dec 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
10 Dec - 12 Dec 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2
17 Dec - 19 Dec 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £675.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2

About this course

Practical Content 36% Theoretical Content 64%

Target Audience

Personnel with an electrical or instrumentation background who are involved in the selection, installation, inspection and maintenance of electrical and instrumentation equipment for use in potentially hazardous areas both onshore and offshore.

Please note this course is NOT suitable for those with no practical electrical or instrumentation experience.

Course Aims

To train and prepare delegates for competence assessment to nationally set standards for the installation and inspection of explosion protected equipment.

Course Content

  • General principles: flammable limits UEL/LEL, flashpoint, ignition temperature, relative density, area classification to BS EN60079-10-1, gas grouping, temperature classification & ingress protection.
  • Standards, Certification and marking, EU Directives ATEX 95 & ATEX 137, Equipment Categories and EPL's.
  • Flameproof EEx 'd' protection.
  • Increased safety EEx 'e' protection.
  • Type EEx 'n', 'nR', 'nA', 'nC' & 'nL' protection.
  • Pressurisation EEx 'px', 'py' & 'pz' protection.
  • Intrinsic safety EEx 'ia', 'ib' & 'ic' protection.
  • Other methods of protection, EEx 'o', EEx 'q', EEx 'ma', 'mb' & 'mc'
  • Combined (hybrid) methods of protection.
  • Selection & installation of equipment to BS EN60079-14 including wiring systems: cables, cable glands and cable gland accessories.
  • Inspection and maintenance of equipment to BS EN60079-17.
  • Induction to competence validation testing
  • Permit to work system and safe isolation.

Competency Assessment

  • EX03 Preparation and installation of EEx 'ia' & 'ib', systems.
  • EX04 Inspection and maintenance of EEx 'ia' & 'ib' systems.

Delivery

The majority of this course is practical hands on training delivered by fully qualified and experienced ex industry personnel using equipment replicated from the onshore and offshore oil and gas working environment. Teaching aids include: Power point presentations, questionnaires, practical examples and demonstrations

Certification

CompEx National Certificate of Core Competence – valid for 5 years from date awarded. Refresher course to be undertaken prior to 5-year expiry date otherwise 5-day CompEx Course to be retaken.

Note: non-electrical/instrumentation personnel who complete the course will be issued with an NEC CompEx Certificate.

Minimum Instructor Qualification/Experience

  • Industrial experience with electrical and instrumentation equipment in potentially hazardous areas and CompEx Trainer/Assessor licence.

Min/Max Number of Delegates Required per Event

8/24.

Times of Training

08:30 to 16:30.

Course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers. Individual delegate finishing time will depend on the length of time taken for assessment.

Special Requirements

Delegates are required to provide the following:

  • Their own PPE (coveralls, safety glasses & safety footwear)
  • Evidence of relevant vocational electrical or instrumentation qualifications on starting the course (e,g, Apprenticeship certificate, Level 3 NVQ/SVQ or ECS/SJIB card.

Venue

ASET International Oil & Gas Training Academy,
Aberdeen Altens Campus, Hareness Road, Aberdeen, AB12 3LE.

 

Good course well presented

Simon Delvin
Aker Offshore Partner



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