International Oil & Gas Training Academy

Explosion Protection & Atex Awareness

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About this course

Theoretical Content 100%

Target Audience

Personnel with electrical, instrument or mechanical background within industry who require an understanding in the selection of equipment for hazardous areas. Suitable for engineers working on projects and pre-planning of inspection programmes to EN/IEC 60079-17 and the implications of DSEAR for maintenance.

Practical Content 0% Theoretical Content 100%

Course Aims

This competence based course, accredited by City & Guilds, is designed to give an understanding in hazardous area concepts for the use of electrical equipment. The course explains the protection methods from manufacture to installation, inspection and maintenance requirements as per the requirements of the CENELEC/CEN and IEC standards for electrical and non-electrical equipment.

The compliance requirements for the ATEX Directives and CE Marking are also covered.

Course Content S.I. No. 192 and DSEAR S.I. No. 2776 where applicable:

Products within scope

Zones of use, equipment groups, conformity categories

Designation of notified bodies

Documents issued by notified body and manufacturer

EC-type examination and declaration of conformity

Internal control of production

Essential health and safety requirements

Ignition risk assessment

Applicable harmonised standards

Structure of the technical files

CE marking of equipment and other references

Reference to Quality Assurance

Written Assessment

Delivery

Classroom workshop.

Certification

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 Licence.

Min/Max Delegates

4/12

Very worthwhile course and enlightened with different approaches & various scenarios

William Aitken
Wood Group PSN 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

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

Colin Crichton
Woodgroup PSN

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

Anjum Shafiq
BG Group

Good lecturer that made everything clear

Matthew Thom
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Lecturing was very good, clear and concise

Martin Young
NIIT Limited UK

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

Really good course which was greatly delivered

Ross Simpson
A W Training Services

Very informative and well taught

Connor Innes
Petrofac Training 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

Very informative, well presented

John Bey
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 

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

Tom Simpson
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Good course with very knowledgeable instructors

Ross Mackenzie
Private Delegate

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

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

Graham Speirs
Teekay Voyageur Production Ltd

Excellent Instructor, thank you!

Klem Lipinski
NIIT Limited UK

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

Gilbert Duthie
Health and Safety Executive

Excellent course

Arthur Knipe
Bibby Ship Management (Western Europe) Ltd

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 course well presented

Simon Delvin
Aker Offshore Partner


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