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Explosion Protected Motors - Inspection & Maintenance: City & Guilds Scqf Level 6

Duration 2 days
Time 08:30 - 16:30
Cost £646.00 + VAT
Venue Altens Training Centre


Date Time Cost Venue Places  
27 Apr - 28 Apr 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £646.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 4
14 May - 15 May 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £646.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 4
16 Jul - 17 Jul 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £646.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 6
17 Sep - 18 Sep 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £646.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 4
19 Nov - 20 Nov 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £646.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 5

About this course

Practical Content 60% Theoretical Content 40%

Target Audience

Personnel involved in the inspection and maintenance of explosion protected electrical motors, and where practical competence in the dismantling, re-assembly and testing is required. Delegates should have previously attended hazardous areas courses because the principles of Explosion Protection for EEx'd'; EEx'e'; EEx'n' or N and EEx'p' will be presented as a refresher.

Course Aims

To raise the level of competence for inspection and maintenance personnel in the correct procedures for the overhaul of explosion protected motors and installation. To address the correct practices for carrying out such work in collaboration with the manufacturers procedures for motors and to consider the aspects of Certification.

Course Content

Properties of flammable materials. Gas and apparatus grouping. Area and temperature classification. Ingress protection. Standards, Certification and label reading. Principles of Flameproof EEx'd'; Increased Safety EEx'e'; Non-Incendive EExN'n' or N, EEx'p' protection.

Flameproof Ex'd' Motors:

  • Construction, Standards and Codes of Practice. Dismantling and inspection. Measurement of flamepaths. Bearing removal and fitting. Winding, cleaning and drying. Terminal marking. Electrical testing. Thermistors, RTD's. Anti-condensation heaters. Flamepaths. Reassembly.
  • Drive pulleys, pinions and couplings. Thermal overload devices and test running.

Increased Safety Ex'e' Motors:

  • Constructional features, specifically for the elimination of arcs/sparks and excessive surface temperatures.
  • Standards and Codes of Practice. Limitations of use. Selection of overload devices with regard to tE time and Ia/In current ratios.

Non-Incendive (Non-Sparking) EEx'n' or N Motors:

  • Constructional features. Relevant British Standards and Codes of Practice.

EEx'de' Motors:

  • Constructional features of such motors and terminal arrangements.
  • Constructional features. Relevant Standards and Codes of Practice. Applications. Consideration of High Voltage machines terminal arrangements. Consideration of the repair techniques permitted for Explosion Protected Motors.


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


City and Guilds SCQF Level 6 :Certificate

Minimum Instructor Qualification/Experience

  • Further Education Qualification and Approved Assessment/ Certification in Electrical Hazardous Areas Motor Repair Practices.

Min/Max Number of Delegates Required per Event


Times of Training

08:30 to 16:30.

Course finishes on day two at 12:00. Course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers.

Special Requirements

Delegates are required to supply their own PPE.


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

Note to Clients

The course will consider the practices set out by the motor manufacturer.


Good course with very knowledgeable instructors

Ross Mackenzie
Private Delegate

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

Tom Simpson
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 

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

Good course well presented

Simon Delvin
Aker Offshore Partner

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

Graham Speirs
Teekay Voyageur Production Ltd

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

Anjum Shafiq
BG Group

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

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

Colin Crichton
Woodgroup PSN

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

Very informative and well taught

Connor Innes
Petrofac Training Ltd

Very worthwhile course and enlightened with different approaches & various scenarios

William Aitken
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Excellent Instructor, thank you!

Klem Lipinski
NIIT Limited UK

Lecturing was very good, clear and concise

Martin Young
NIIT Limited UK

Really good course which was greatly delivered

Ross Simpson
A W Training Services

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

Good lecturer that made everything clear

Matthew Thom
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Very informative, well presented

John Bey
Wood Group PSN Ltd

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

Gilbert Duthie
Health and Safety Executive

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)

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


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