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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  
23 Jul - 27 Jul 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 17
30 Jul - 03 Aug 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 14
06 Aug - 10 Aug 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 18
13 Aug - 17 Aug 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 16
20 Aug - 24 Aug 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 15
27 Aug - 31 Aug 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 19
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 19
08 Oct - 12 Oct 2018 08:30 - 16:30 £745.00 + VAT Altens Centre 19
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 19
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 19
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 CSNV CompEx Certificate.

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

  • 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.

 

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



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