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Hazardous Areas: 5-day Compex Application Design Engineers Course Ex 12

Duration 5 days
Time 08:30 - 16:30
Cost £1,430.00 + VAT
Venue Altens Centre


Date Time Cost Venue Places  
03 Sep - 07 Sep 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £1,430.00 + VAT Altens Centre 2

About this course

Theoretical Content 100%

Target Audience


Electrical / instrumentation design, project and maintenance engineers.


Practical Content                          Theoretical Content 100% 

Course Aims


To investigate the design, selection and erection requirements as specified in BS EN60079-14 (2014) Explosive

Atmospheres Part 14: Electrical installations design, selection and erection.


Course Content



  • Hazardous areas: characteristics of gases/vapours (IEC60079-20-1), characteristics of combustible dusts, ignition sources;
  • Area classification: gases/vapours (IEC60079-10-1), combustible dusts (IEC60079-10-2);
  • Directives & Regulations;
  • IEC (EN) range of relevant standards;
  • Types of explosion protection (electrical) Ex d, Ex e, Ex n, Ex p, Ex I, Ex m, Ex o, Ex q, Ex op, Ex s, Ex t and (non-electrical) Ex b, Ex c, Ex d, Ex fr, Ex k, Ex p;
  • Selection & installation of equipment (IEC60079-14), IEC Equipment Protection Levels (EPL's) & ATEX Categories;
  • Equipment marking;
  • Ingress Protection;
  • Documentation: EC Examination, Certificates and Declarations of Conformity, Datasheets, General arrangement, Electrical & Loop drawings, System Descriptive & Installation documents; Cables, cable glands and IS Cable calculation


Competency Assessment


Five multi-choice examination papers




PowerPoint presentation, equipment examples, videos, practice questionnaires.



CompEx National Certificate of Core Competence – valid for 5-years

JTL Certification timescale will take between 4 – 6 weeks after completion of the course by a delegate.  ASET have no control over this timescale.  Should a delegate wish to complain in relation to the certification timescale then they should take the matter up with JTL direct


Minimum Instructor Qualification/Experience

  • Vocational / trade and academic qualifications
  • Minimum 10 years' experience in industry
  • CompEx trainer / assessor licence and A1 or equivalent Workplace Assessor.


Min/Max Number of Delegates Required per Event


2/6. Course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers. Individual delegate finishing time will depend on the length of time taken for assessment.


Times of Training


08:30 to 16:30.



Special Requirements


Candidates should have sufficient knowledge to assimilate the information presented.


Note to Clients

The course will consider the practises set out by the motor manufacturer



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






Good course with very knowledgeable instructors

Ross Mackenzie
Private Delegate

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