Compex Foundation Unit (exf)

Duration 2 days
Time 08:30 - 16:30
Cost £515.00 + VAT
Venue Altens Training Centre

Availability

Date Time Cost Venue Places  
14 Jul - 15 Jul 2022 08:30 - 16:30 £515.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 6

About this course

Theoretical Content 100%

Target Audience

This qualification is suitable for non-technical personnel who require an understanding of basic Ex principles, and recently qualified technicians who wish to develop their knowledge before undertaking more technical CompEx qualifications.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Knowledge to enable identification of the correct national regulations, directives, and IEC standards which relate to hazardous areas.
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the main protection concepts, categories and protection levels that apply to equipment certified for use in hazardous areas.
  • Ability to recognise the elements that make up a hazardous atmosphere and the precautions required.
  • Understand the correct descriptors used for criteria that classify a hazardous gas, vapour or dust location.

Course Content

  • Area classification
  • Ignition properties
  • ATEX Directives
  • EN/IEC standards
  • Ingress protection
  • Methods of protection

Assessment

Each delegate will undertake a multiple-choice examination paper to demonstrate they have achieved the key learning outcomes detailed above.

Certification

CompEx Foundation 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
  • CompEx approved Training Instructor

Min/Max Delegates

3/12, course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers. Individual delegate finishing time will depend on the length of time taken for assessment.

Special Requirements

Delegates are required to provide their own PPE, e.g. overalls/safety footwear/safety glasses.

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.

ASET Course Directory
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

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

Ken Nisbet
RelyOn Nutec

Excellent and informative.

Kevin Mcintosh
Private Delegate

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

Brendan Farren
Private Delegate

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

Stuart Mulpetre
RelyOn Nutec

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

Ryan Palmer
Trinity House

Well structured. Excellent feedback and advice from the assessor.

Dale Checksfield
Chrysaor E & P Services UK

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

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

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

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

Allen Price
TAQA Bratani Ltd

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

“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

Thoroughly enjoyed the course and feel I have learnt a lot

Nyall Robertson
RelyOn Nutec

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

Robert Briant
RelyOn Nutec

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

John James Penman
CNR International

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

Stephen Ray
RelyOn Nutec

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

John Weston
RelyOn Nutec

Course was very good. Would recommend to others

Kyle Doig
RelyOn Nutec

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

Neil Mcbain
Petrofac

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

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

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

Tony Coyle
Harbour Energy

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

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

Bart Leyland
Private Delegate

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

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

Cieran Geddes
RelyOn Nutec

Very well explained and detailed course, learnt a lot.

Connor Burnett
Stork Technical Services

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

Excellent set up and scenarios. Very experienced Instructors.

James McGinley
NIIT

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

Alan Sinclair
Sparrows Group

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

Michael Rae
NG Bailey Limited

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

Darren Mcdonald
CNR International

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

Ben Adams
Dana Petroleum

Very good course – lots of practical work.

James Stewart
RelyOn Nutec

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

Craig Mackay
Hexion UK


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