International Oil & Gas Training Academy

Hazardous Areas 2- Day Compex Refresher

Duration 2 days
Time 08:30 - 16:30
Cost £450.00 + VAT
Venue Altens Centre


Date Time Cost Venue Places  
05 Sep - 06 Sep 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £450.00 + VAT Altens Centre 4
12 Sep - 13 Sep 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £450.00 + VAT Altens Centre 4
19 Sep - 20 Sep 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £450.00 + VAT Altens Centre 7
26 Sep - 27 Sep 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £450.00 + VAT Altens Centre 10
03 Oct - 04 Oct 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £450.00 + VAT Altens Centre 8
10 Oct - 11 Oct 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £450.00 + VAT Altens Centre 11
17 Oct - 18 Oct 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £450.00 + VAT Altens Centre 10
24 Oct - 25 Oct 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £450.00 + VAT Altens Centre 11
31 Oct - 01 Nov 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £450.00 + VAT Altens Centre 10
07 Nov - 08 Nov 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £450.00 + VAT Altens Centre 8
14 Nov - 15 Nov 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £450.00 + VAT Altens Centre 11
21 Nov - 22 Nov 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £450.00 + VAT Altens Centre 12
28 Nov - 29 Nov 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £450.00 + VAT Altens Centre 11
05 Dec - 06 Dec 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £450.00 + VAT Altens Centre 12
12 Dec - 13 Dec 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £450.00 + VAT Altens Centre 12
19 Dec - 20 Dec 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £450.00 + VAT Altens Centre 12

About this course

Practical Content 50% Theoretical Content 50%

Target Audience


Personnel who hold a current CompEx – National Certificate of Core Competence certificate requiring renewal.


Course Length (Days)



Practical Content (%)       Theoretical Content (%)

             50                                     50

Course Aims

This course is intended to up-date delegates with changes due to the introduction of new/revised standards for explosion protected equipment and to facilitate renewal of the Certificate of Core Competence for a further 5-year's for current holders of the Certificate. Please note this course MUST be taken within 5 years of the original award.

Course Content

  • Area classification (Zones 0, 1 & 2) 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 to BS EN 60079-17.

Written Competency Assessment
a) EX01R & EX03R: Selection of EEx 'd', 'e', 'n' and 'i' equipment;
b) EX02R Pt. 1: Inspection of EEx 'd', 'e', & 'n' equipment;
c) EX02R Pt. 2: Maintenance of EEx 'd', 'e', & 'n' equipment;
d) EX04R Pt.1 Inspection of EEx 'ia' and 'ib' equipment
e) EX04R Pt.2 Maintenance of EEx 'ia' and 'ib' equipment;
f) Mullti-matrix paper.




CompEx – National Certificate of Core Competence renewed for a further 5-years for existing holders of the certificate.

JT Limited, the awarding body for CompEx, commit to 15 working days for certification on receipt of the paperwork from the ASET Centre. Therefore a delegate should receive their certification, by post, within 25 working days. ASET have no control over the certification timescales.  


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


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.


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

Excellent course

Arthur Knipe
Bibby Ship Management (Western Europe) Ltd

Really good set up in this course and exceeded my original expectations. Will definitely recommend to others. Training and coaching was second to none and more importantly realistic

Darren Honeyman
Talisman Sinopec Energy Uk Ltd

Great course, valuable lessons learned. The experience and knowledge shared is of great benefit

Alan Maclean
Dolphin Drilling Personnel Pte Ltd

Excellent facilities, excellent support from ASET team, would recommend ASET without hesitation

Malcolm Anderson
Talisman Energy (UK)

Good lecturer that made everything clear

Matthew Thom
Wood Group PSN Ltd

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

Kevin Blair
KCA Deutag Technical Support Ltd 

Really good course which was greatly delivered

Ross Simpson
A W Training Services

Although being apprehensive about attending the course, I was made to feel at ease and enjoyed the overall experience. I would not hesitate to recommend to others

Roger Murray
Petrojarl Floating Production (uk) Ltd

Good course well presented

Simon Delvin
Aker Offshore Partner

Very happy with this course, it has brought up my level of understanding

Tom Simpson
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Thoroughly enjoyed this course, it has been extremely useful and I will take all of the learning back to my own facilities. Materials and environment were all excellent as were the ASET team

Warren O’Neill
BG Group

Very worthwhile course and enlightened with different approaches & various scenarios

William Aitken
Wood Group PSN Ltd

The lecturer was very knowledgeable and extremely helpful with the course content as well as providing lots of good information above and beyond the requirements which gave me an insight into the world of DP

Sam Wood
Gulfmark UK Ltd

Lecturer was very thorough throughout course. Enjoyed having the chance to improve original skills and learn from an experienced person

Sean Burrows
Quick Flange UK

Instructors were very knowledgeable and good training. Very good practical training

Anjum Shafiq
BG Group

This course has given me a lot more understanding of pressure testing and will be very useful in the future

Colin Crichton
Woodgroup PSN

Excellent course with realistic situations. Great use of feedback after excercises.

Graham Speirs
Teekay Voyageur Production Ltd

Excellent Instructor, thank you!

Klem Lipinski
NIIT Limited UK

Course very informative, Lecturer knowledgeable and professional with effective means of imparting knowledge

Gilbert Duthie
Health and Safety Executive

Lecturing was very good, clear and concise

Martin Young
NIIT Limited UK

Good course with very knowledgeable instructors

Ross Mackenzie
Private Delegate

Very informative, well presented

John Bey
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Very informative and well taught

Connor Innes
Petrofac Training Ltd


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