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

Duration 5 days
Time 08:30 - 16:30
Cost £1,502.00 + VAT
Venue Altens Centre


Date Time Cost Venue Places  
09 Mar - 13 Mar 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £1,502.00 + VAT Altens Centre 4
11 May - 15 May 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £1,502.00 + VAT Altens Centre 6
16 Nov - 20 Nov 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £1,502.00 + VAT Altens Centre 6

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

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

  • 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.






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

Very worthwhile course and enlightened with different approaches & various scenarios

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

Anjum Shafiq
BG Group

Really good course which was greatly delivered

Ross Simpson
A W Training Services

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

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

Gilbert Duthie
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Good course well presented

Simon Delvin
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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

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 lecturer that made everything clear

Matthew Thom
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Very informative, well presented

John Bey
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Very informative and well taught

Connor Innes
Petrofac Training Ltd

Excellent Instructor, thank you!

Klem Lipinski
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Excellent course

Arthur Knipe
Bibby Ship Management (Western Europe) Ltd

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

Kevin Blair
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Good course with very knowledgeable instructors

Ross Mackenzie
Private Delegate

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

Lecturing was very good, clear and concise

Martin Young
NIIT Limited UK

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

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

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

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