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About Us

EPIT Group provides specialist training and assessment services, which are fully accredited by City & Guilds and CompEx, for engineers and technicians working in hazardous and industrial areas in accordance with the current national and international standards.

We provide of a comprehensive portfolio of services, including technical training, competency assessment and consultancy. Our experience within the industry is exemplary and we are committed to ensuring that we remain a first class partner for our clients.


EPIT have training facilities in the UK, Oman and Trinidad, all of which have lecture rooms and hands-on practical areas that are stocked with a wide variety of Ex demonstration modules. We have extensive working relationships with many of the leading operating and service companies worldwide, and have carried out training for their personnel in our custom built facilities. To date we have trained, assessed and certificated over 20,000 personnel.

EPIT is an approved centre for a number of industry bodies including:

  • City & Guilds, offering courses on Management, Inspection & Testing of Portable Electrical Equipment and IEE Wiring Regulations 18th Edition.
  • CompEx, offering nationally recognised courses to electrical and instrumentation technicians.

EPIT's Competency Plus Programme, which consists of a range of Ex, ATEX, HV/LV & Electrical Safety courses, are accredited by City and Guilds. These courses be presented at our training centres or at any site, worldwide, and can be customised to suit company specific requirements.


For companies seeking to achieve compliance with National, International or European legislation, EPIT offer consultancy services that include hazardous area zone classification, risk assessments and verification of equipment and installations in hazardous areas.

To assist with Notified Body regulatory requirements, EPIT offer product assessment services for compliance with CE marking criteria as stipulated in the relevant EC Directives, including the conformity of hazardous area equipment in accordance with ATEX.

These services are provided by a team of highly qualified professionals, each with many years of industrial experience and expertise, covering a diverse range of subjects, including ATEX, IEC, EAC, CSA, CE marking and DSEAR. Our expert consultant and training instructors are supported by a management team, who deal with all administration and certification functions.


Additionally, we offer a range of standard and bespoke E-Learning courses for a number of Ex related topics, accessible remotely through our easy-to-use learning management systems (LMS). EPIT have a demonstrated history of supporting global training needs through the online delivery of certified courses to a number of clients in the oil & gas and electrical industries.