International Oil & Gas Training Academy

Explosion Protection Refresher

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About this course

Theoretical Content 100%

Target Audience

Personnel with electrical, instrument or mechanical background within industry who require an update in the current EN/IEC standards.

Practical Content 0% Theoretical Content 100%

Course Aims

This competence based course is designed to give an update in the standards for selection, installation and inspection of electrical equipment for use in potentially hazardous areas. This course will provide equipment samples, illustrating high standards of practice.

Course Content

Area classification

Ignition properties

EN/IEC standards for electrical and instrumentation

Ingress protection


Increased safety

'n' types of protection


Intrinsic safety

Hybrid protection

Cable types, glanding, earthing

Inspections, maintenance for electrical and instrumentation

Written assessment.




City & Guilds SCQF Credit Rated and Levelled Certificate.

Required Instructor Qualification/Experience

Industrial experience with electrical and instrumentation equipment in potentially hazardous areas and CompEx Trainer/Assessor License.

Min/Max Delegates


Very informative, well presented

John Bey
Wood Group PSN Ltd

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