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Hazardous Areas 5-day Compex Competence Based Course

Duration 5 days
Time 08:30 - 16:30
Cost £745.00 + VAT
Venue Altens Centre

Availability

Date Time Cost Venue Places  
08 Jan - 12 Jan 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 16
15 Jan - 19 Jan 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 17
29 Jan - 02 Feb 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
05 Feb - 09 Feb 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 17
12 Feb - 16 Feb 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 18
19 Feb - 23 Feb 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 17
05 Mar - 09 Mar 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 19
12 Mar - 16 Mar 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 19
19 Mar - 23 Mar 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 18
26 Mar - 30 Mar 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
02 Apr - 06 Apr 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
09 Apr - 13 Apr 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
16 Apr - 20 Apr 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
23 Apr - 27 Apr 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
30 Apr - 04 May 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
07 May - 11 May 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
14 May - 18 May 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
21 May - 25 May 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
28 May - 01 Jun 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
04 Jun - 08 Jun 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
11 Jun - 15 Jun 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
18 Jun - 22 Jun 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
25 Jun - 29 Jun 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
02 Jul - 06 Jul 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
09 Jul - 13 Jul 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
16 Jul - 20 Jul 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
23 Jul - 27 Jul 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
30 Jul - 03 Aug 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
06 Aug - 10 Aug 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
13 Aug - 17 Aug 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
20 Aug - 24 Aug 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
27 Aug - 31 Aug 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
03 Sep - 07 Sep 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
10 Sep - 14 Sep 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
17 Sep - 21 Sep 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
24 Sep - 28 Sep 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
01 Oct - 05 Oct 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
08 Oct - 12 Oct 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
15 Oct - 19 Oct 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
22 Oct - 26 Oct 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
29 Oct - 02 Nov 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
05 Nov - 09 Nov 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
12 Nov - 16 Nov 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
19 Nov - 23 Nov 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
26 Nov - 30 Nov 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
03 Dec - 07 Dec 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
10 Dec - 14 Dec 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20
17 Dec - 21 Dec 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 20

About this course

Practical Content 50% Theoretical Content 50%

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 of equipment to BS EN 60079-17.
  • Induction to competence validation testing.
  • Permit to work system and safe isolation.

Competency Assessment

  • EX01 Preparation and installation of EEx 'd', 'e', 'n' and 'p' systems.
  • EX02 Inspection and maintenance of EEx 'd', 'e', 'n' and 'p' systems.
  • EX03 Preparation and installation of EEx 'ia' and 'ib' systems.
  • EX04 Inspection and maintenance of EEx 'ia' and 'ib' systems.
  • Online multiple choice Exam

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 are 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 qualifications, either electrical or instrumentation, 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.

 

Great course especially the simulator. Good that the lecturer has past and ongoing practical experience

Kevin Blair
KCA Deutag Technical Support Ltd 



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