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CompEx certificate
5.0 Days
Who is it for
Electrical and industrial technicians working in potentially explosive atmospheres
No specific fitness requirements
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The CompEx scheme is a globally recognised qualification that is supported by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation and Contracting (NICEIC) and the Engineering Equipment and Materials Users' Association (EEMUA). 

CompEx is the only Certification Body that offers UKAS accredited cerification for practicioners working in explosive atmospheres.

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Course Overview

The CompEx course involves competence based training and assessment for electrical and instrumentation technicians who are working in environments with the potential risk of explosive atmospheres.

AIS Training offer the full CompEx gas and vapours course including units EX01 - EX04.

The training is fast becoming a mandatory requirement on many offshore plants as it offers complete reassurance to employers managing the safety of these potentially hazardous workplaces.

Course Objectives

Delegates completing a CompEx course will be able to;

  • Install electrical apparatus in potentially explosive atmospheres
  • Inspect and maintain electrical apparatus in potentially explosive atmospheres

Course Content

A CompEx course includes;

  1. DSEAR
  2. Classifications
  3. Gas groups
  4. Dust protection
  5. IP ratings
  6. Impact protection and other environmental influences
  7. Ignition sources
  8. Marking and identification
  9. Legislation, Directives and Standards
  10. Earthing and Bonding
  11. Protection methods in detail
  12. Ex’d’, Ex’e’, Ex’n’, Ex’p’, Ex’i’, Ex’m’, Ex’o’, Ex’q’
  13. Dust protection by enclosure
  14. Wiring systems and glanding
  15. Installation, maintenance, inspection and testing

Courses Available

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