CompEx Hazardous Areas

Explosion Protection Refresher

Duration:  1 day
Per Delegate:  £410.00

Practical Content


Theoretical Content


Delegates must have attended ASET’s Explosion Protection course within the last 5 years.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding of hazardous area concepts for the use of electrical equipment.
  • Knowledge of protection methods encompassing manufacture, installation, inspection and maintenance.

Course Content

  • Area classification
  • Ignition properties
  • EN/IEC standards for electrical and instrumentation
  • Ingress protection
  • Flameproof
  • Increased safety
  • ‘n’ types of protection
  • Pressurization
  • Intrinsic safety
  • Hybrid protection
  • Cable types, glanding, earthing
  • Inspections, maintenance for electrical and instrumentation


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

PPE Requirements

PPE not required.

Further Information

It is recommended that personnel attending this course sit the refresher every 5 years.

This is a classroom based course with practical training exercises to underpin knowledge gained.

Target Audience
Target Audience

Personnel with electrical, instrument or mechanical background within industry who require an update in the current EN/IEC standards.


City & Guilds 9841 Certificate.

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