CompEx Hazardous Areas

Hazardous Areas 3 day 'EX' Appreciation Course

Duration:  3 days
Per Delegate:  £780.00

Practical Content


Theoretical Content


There are no prerequisites for this course. 

Key Learning Outcomes

Gain a knowledge of the basic principles of explosion protection.

Course Content

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


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

PPE Requirements

Safety footwear, coveralls and gloves.

Further Information

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

Target Audience
Target Audience

Personnel with an electrical or instrumentation background who have recently become involved, or will be moving into a role involving the selection, installation, inspection and maintenance of electrical and instrumentation equipment for use in potentially explosive atmospheres both on and offshore. 

This course provides an effective overall appreciation of Hazardous Areas equipment preparing delegates for progression to the full CompEx 5 Day EX01-EX04 Competence Based Course.


City & Guilds 9841 Certificate.

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