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Authorised Person: Ex Hazardous Areas Ministry Of Defence Sector

About this course

Practical Content 75% Theoretical Content 25%

Target Audience

Currently employed by the Ministry Of Defense as an Authorised Person/Contractor or nominated, and whose Authorising Engineer recommends further training in Hazardous Areas according to JSP 375 chap8.


Course Aims


To enhance the delegates substantial exposure to electrical work for general electrical maintenance/installations for the application to include Hazardous Areas as defined in JSP 482 and fulfil training requirements to JSP375.


Course Content

  •  Electrical safety rules and Legislation including Health and Safety at work Act, Electricity at Work Regulations IET 18th Ed. Wiring Regulations and Provision Use of Work Equipment (PUWER)
  •  Safety Documentation applications (SRP) as required by MOD JSP375 and JSP 482
  • Compex applications (DSEAR) understanding of Hazardous Areas categories and equipment classifications 
  •  Issuing of safety documents and permits with respect to Hazardous Areas practical activities
  •  Practical Hazardous Areas Installations and Testing

Written Assessment

Multiple choice Question Paper


Practical Assessment


Hazardous Areas Installations and Testing






This course exclusively uses ASET's state of the art Hazardous Areas workshop.




City & Guilds 9841 Certificate


Required Instructor Qualification/Experience

  • SVQ Level 3 in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • A1 or equivalent Workplace Assessor
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in electrical plant operations

Min/Max Delegates


Course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers.


Special Requirements


Delegates are required to supply their own PPE.


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.

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