Atex Directives & Ukca Marking Guidance
About this course
Learning Hours: 08:30 to 16:30
Cost per Delegate: £420+VAT
Personnel involved in manufacturing, assembly and supply of equipment; on-site personnel 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 are required to comply with the Directives.
Key Learning Outcomes
- Understand the requirements of the ATEX Directives, UKCA Marking, and related documentation for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.
- Gain a understanding of the construction of technical files including sample documentation for certification, labeling of equipment and the conformity assessment procedures.
- 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
- UKCA marking of equipment and other references
- Quality Assurance
- Consideration of PED, Machinery, and EMC Directives
- Reference to the relative parts of DSEAR
Each delegate will undertake a multiple-choice examination paper and practical exercises to demonstrate they have achieved the key learning outcomes detailed above.
City & Guilds 9841 Certificate.
Required Instructor Qualification/Experience
- SVQ Level 3 in Electrical Engineering/Instrumentation Engineering or equivalent
- Industrial experience with electrical and instrumentation equipment in potentially hazardous areas
- A1 or equivalent Workplace Assessor
- City & Guilds approved Training Instructor
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.
Instructor was a subject matter expert and a fountain of knowledge.
Excellent course, right duration and opportunity for hands on switching exposure.
Course was organised very well. Tutors were very knowledgeable and helpful.
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John James Penman
Instructors were excellent from start to end. Course was enjoyable – would recommend.
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KCA Deutag Drilling
Thoroughly enjoyed the course and the way it was ran. Plenty of opportunities to work as a team and experience the new simulator.
Good course produced, great setup of facilities and the instructor was very knowledgeable of all tests received.
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.
Macduff Shellfish Ltd
Course well-presented / managed with COVID restrictions in place.
TAQA Bratani Ltd
Excellent course and well instructed. Facilities on campus are excellent.
Very well explained and detailed course, learnt a lot.
Stork Technical Services
The course instructor was highly knowledgeable, described all methods of the course in a very easy way to understand. Overall excellent.
Thoroughly enjoyed the course and feel I have learnt a lot
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.
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.
The course was excellent in delivery and content and I will recommend others for the course.
Good course and made very enjoyable through the amount of hands on experience we got.
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Excellent materials provided, delivery of content excellent – clear and concise.
Course was very well presented. All tutors were very helpful and friendly.
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.
Excellent and informative.
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Excellent course which was both interesting and essential to my offshore role, would definitely recommend.
Instructor very experienced and knowledgeable. Good set up in Switch room/training area.
Great coaching from the Instructor who guided me well and shared experiences.
Steve was very helpful, knows what he is talking about and communicates it well. Very good practical side to the course.
MJ HVAC ltd
Well structured. Excellent feedback and advice from the assessor.
Chrysaor E & P Services UK
Excellent course, well presented by the Instructor. Course certainly makes you think (which is good).
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.
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Course was very good. Would recommend to others