Atex Directives & Ukca Marking Guidance

About this course

Theoretical Content 100%

Target Audience:

Personnel involved in manufacturing, assembly and supply of equipment; on-site employers who require an understanding of DSEAR for the safety of workers and the use of equipment potentially at risk in hazardous areas. Suitable for project engineers, installers and Health & Safety personnel, who require meeting with the compliances of the Directives.

Key Learning Outcomes: 

• Understand the requirements of the ATEX Directives, Ce Marking, and the supporting documentation for electrical and non-electrical equipment for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.
• The course will provide a practical understanding in the construction of technical files, as well as providing sample documentation for the certification, labelling of equipment and the conformity assessment procedures.

Course Content

S.I. No. 192 and DSEAR S.I. No. 2776 where applicable:
• Products within scope
• Zones of use, equipment groups, and 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 and reporting
• Applicable harmonised standards
• Structure of the technical files
• CE marking of equipment and other references
• Quality Assurance
• Consideration of PED, Machinery, and EMC Directives
• Reference to the relative parts of DSEAR

Certification

City & Guilds 9841Certificate.

Required Instructor Qualification/Experience

• SVQ Level 3 in Electrical Engineering/Instrumentation & Controls or equivalent
• Industrial experience with electrical and instrumentation equipment in potentially
hazardous areas
• A1 or equivalent Workplace Assessor
• City & Guilds approved Training Instructor

Min/Max Delegates

4/12.

Notes to Customers

To set up a course specifically for your company or if the dates above are not suitable please contact the ASET Customer Service Team for additional dates.


Toby has a wealth of knowledge and experience on the subject of DP. He delivers the course very well.

Ryan Palmer
Trinity House

Found this course very beneficial and I feel I will benefit from the knowledge gained from the instructor on this course in my workplace. Would definitely recommend to others.

William Hadden
Macduff Shellfish Ltd

Well structured. Excellent feedback and advice from the assessor.

Dale Checksfield
Chrysaor E & P Services UK

The course was excellent in delivery and content and I will recommend others for the course.

Stephen Ray
RelyOn Nutec

Excellent materials provided, delivery of content excellent – clear and concise.

Brendan Farren
Private Delegate

Good well instructed course. Team were excellent and made me fully at ease.

John James Penman
CNR International

A very competent and experienced team. Assessor was first class and his previous experience was very clear. I will recommend ASET to my team and my company for OIM Assessment.

Ryan Fiske
SHELL UK

Thoroughly enjoyed the course and the way it was ran. Plenty of opportunities to work as a team and experience the new simulator.

Graham Morgan
Private Delegate

Excellent course which was both interesting and essential to my offshore role, would definitely recommend.

Darren Mcdonald
CNR International

Course was very well presented. All tutors were very helpful and friendly.

Michael Rae
NG Bailey Limited

A well run course with the mix of theory and practical. Totally met my expectations. Facilities was very good with plenty of equipment & tools.

Christopher Fitzpatrick
NIIT

Excellent course – by far the best I have been on. Good mix of practical and theory. Instructor very knowledgeable and good training method.

Gareth Weston
Dana Petroleum

Excellent set up and scenarios. Very experienced Instructors.

James McGinley
NIIT

Excellent course, right duration and opportunity for hands on switching exposure.

Neil Mcbain
Petrofac

Very well explained and detailed course, learnt a lot.

Connor Burnett
Stork Technical Services

The plant area is an excellent training area. Useful for training in a safe and clean environment.

Tony Coyle
Harbour Energy

Good course and made very enjoyable through the amount of hands on experience we got.

Cieran Geddes
RelyOn Nutec

Instructor was a subject matter expert and a fountain of knowledge.

Robert Briant
RelyOn Nutec

Excellent course and well instructed. Facilities on campus are excellent.

Craig Mackay
Hexion UK

The course instructor was highly knowledgeable, described all methods of the course in a very easy way to understand. Overall excellent.

Ryan Maloney
RFL Electrical

Thoroughly enjoyed the course and feel I have learnt a lot

Nyall Robertson
RelyOn Nutec

Very good course – lots of practical work.

James Stewart
RelyOn Nutec

arine “Very good interaction with the class by lecturer. Toby is knowledgeable, experienced and informative individual. His teaching techniques and approach to the subject are clear and precise. Toby has the ability to share the knowledge, technical and practical experience at its best to the students. I will look forward to participating in DP courses in the future.

Tomasz Bak
RelyOn Nutec

Excellent and informative.

Kevin Mcintosh
Private Delegate

Very enjoyable course. Learnt and refreshed a lot of knowledge. Ian explains things very well and makes it easy to understand.

Jamie Wilson
KCA Deutag Drilling

Good course produced, great setup of facilities and the instructor was very knowledgeable of all tests received.

Alan Sinclair
Sparrows Group

Excellent course, well presented by the Instructor. Course certainly makes you think (which is good).

Ken Nisbet
RelyOn Nutec

Steve was very helpful, knows what he is talking about and communicates it well. Very good practical side to the course.

Mark Johnston
MJ HVAC ltd

Instructors were excellent from start to end. Course was enjoyable – would recommend.

Ben Adams
Dana Petroleum

“Highly professional course, very helpful instructors who have delivered substantial relevant knowledge within the scope of all discussed issues/topics and were always there to answer any questions and clarify any uncertainties. I will definitely recommend this course and ASET Training Academy to all my friends and also will be very happy to refresh the course in five years time.

Piotr Kopec
Private Delegate

Course well-presented / managed with COVID restrictions in place.

Allen Price
TAQA Bratani Ltd

Great coaching from the Instructor who guided me well and shared experiences.

John Weston
RelyOn Nutec

Instructor very experienced and knowledgeable. Good set up in Switch room/training area.

Stuart Mulpetre
RelyOn Nutec

Course was very good. Would recommend to others

Kyle Doig
RelyOn Nutec

Course was organised very well. Tutors were very knowledgeable and helpful.

Bart Leyland
Private Delegate

The changes to this course very welcome. Ian has time to explain best practice and even corrected a few bad habits he noticed. Very happy this is probably the best course associated with my job.

Gavin Kennedy
Dolphin Drilling


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