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Explosion Protected Motors - Inspection & Maintenance

Duration 2 days
Time 08:30 - 16:30
Cost £646.00 + VAT
Venue Altens Training Centre

Availability

Date Time Cost Venue Places  
18 Jul - 19 Jul 2022 08:30 - 16:30 £646.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 5
15 Sep - 16 Sep 2022 08:30 - 16:30 £646.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 0
17 Nov - 18 Nov 2022 08:30 - 16:30 £646.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 0

About this course

Practical Content 60% Theoretical Content 40%

Target Audience

Personnel involved in the inspection and maintenance of explosion protected electrical motors, and where knowledge in the dismantling, re-assembly and testing is required. Prior knowledge of hazardous area principles is recommended.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Illustrate a theoretical and technical knowledge in the dismantling, re-assembly and testing of explosion protected electrical motors.
  • Understanding of the requirements for the inspection and maintenance of explosion protected electrical motors.
  • Understanding Protection concepts for Ex’d’; Ex’e’; Ex’n’ or N and Ex’p’ types of protection.

Course Content

  • Properties of flammable materials. Gas and apparatus grouping. Area and temperature classification. Ingress protection. Standards, Certification and label reading. Principles of Flameproof Ex’d’; Increased Safety Ex’e’; Non-Incendive ExN’n’ or N, Ex’p’ protection.
  • Non-Incendive (Non-Sparking) Ex’n’ or N Motors:
    • Constructional features. Relevant British Standards and Codes of Practice
  • Ex’de’ Motors:
    • Constructional features of such motors and terminal arrangements. Relevant Standards and Codes of Practice. Applications. Consideration of the repair techniques permitted for Explosion Protected Motors
  • Flameproof Ex’d’ Motors:
    • Construction, Standards and Codes of Practice. Dismantling and inspection. Measurement of flamepaths. Bearing removal and fitting. Winding, cleaning and drying. Terminal marking. Electrical testing. Thermistors, RTD’s. Anti- condensation heaters.
    • Flamepaths. Reassembly. Drive pulleys, pinions and couplings. Thermal overload devices and test running.
  • Increased Safety Ex’e’ Motors:
    • Constructional features, specifically for the elimination of arcs/sparks and excessive surface temperatures. Standards and Codes of Practice. Limitations of use. Selection of overload devices with regard to tE time and Ia/In current ratios.

Assessment

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

Delivery

Classroom based with practical training exercises to underpin knowledge gained.

Certification

City & Guilds 9841 Certificate.

Required Instructor Qualification/Experience

  • SVQ Level 3 in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years experience in electrical plant and equipment Installations
  • A1 or equivalent Workplace Assessor
  • City & Guilds approved Training Instructor

Min/Max Delegates

2/6, course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers.

Special Requirements

Delegates are required to supply their own PPE.

Notes to Customers

The course will consider the practices set out by the motor manufacturer. 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
Course was organised very well. Tutors were very knowledgeable and helpful.

Bart Leyland
Private Delegate

Well structured. Excellent feedback and advice from the assessor.

Dale Checksfield
Chrysaor E & P Services UK

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

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, right duration and opportunity for hands on switching exposure.

Neil Mcbain
Petrofac

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

John Weston
RelyOn Nutec

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

Very good course – lots of practical work.

James Stewart
RelyOn Nutec

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

Allen Price
TAQA Bratani Ltd

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

Course was very good. Would recommend to others

Kyle Doig
RelyOn Nutec

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

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

Ken Nisbet
RelyOn Nutec

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

Darren Mcdonald
CNR International

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

Stephen Ray
RelyOn Nutec

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

Thoroughly enjoyed the course and feel I have learnt a lot

Nyall Robertson
RelyOn Nutec

Excellent and informative.

Kevin Mcintosh
Private Delegate

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

Robert Briant
RelyOn Nutec

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

Michael Rae
NG Bailey Limited

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

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

Alan Sinclair
Sparrows Group

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

Ben Adams
Dana Petroleum

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

Brendan Farren
Private Delegate

“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

Excellent set up and scenarios. Very experienced Instructors.

James McGinley
NIIT

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

Ryan Palmer
Trinity House

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

Stuart Mulpetre
RelyOn Nutec

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

Cieran Geddes
RelyOn Nutec

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

Craig Mackay
Hexion UK


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