Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Environments Virtual Course

  • Time

    10:00am - 3:00pm

  • End Date

    30 May, 2022 - 01 Jun, 2022

  • Price


Event Details

Upon completion of this course and a successful assessment, the student should be capable of selecting, installing and maintaining electrical and instrumentation equipment in potentially hazardous areas.



  • Area classification concepts & Principles.
  • Fire triangle & Source of ignitions
  • General principles, Gas grouping, Upper and Lower explosive limits
  • Design philosophy for electrical apparatus for explosive atmospheres
  • General requirements for explosion protected apparatus
  • Related Standards IEC 60079-All parts
  • ATEX New Directive
  • Standards references
  • Questions and Answers workshop
  • Apparatus using protection concept flameproof enclosure 'd'
  • Flameproof Exed related standards
  • Apparatus using protection concept pressurization 'p' and related standards.
  • Increased Safety EExe increased safety protection concepts and standards
  • Questions and Answers workshop
  • Eexn non-sparking protection concepts and standards
  • EExi intrinsically safe protection concepts and standards
  • Hybrid methods of protection
  • Installation requirements
  • Questions and Answers workshop
  • Earthing and bonding.
  • Electro-static charges.
  • Marking and selection of explosion protected apparatus
  • European certification and marking of Ex equipment
  • Inspection and maintenance standards “Scope of IEC 60079-17”
  • Questions and Answers workshop
  • Fault detection, finding & testings.
  • Outline of methods for hazard and risk analysis
  • Knowledge assessment of candidate understanding
  • Competence Results



Works, Services and Maintenance Personnel



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.



1ST BATCH: 30th May – 1st June, 2022    

2ND BATCH: 21st – 23rd Nov, 2022  

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
21 Nov, 2022 23 Nov, 2022
Start Date End Date
30 May, 2022 01 Jun, 2022

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