Explosion Protection Awareness – Dusts

1 day

9AM - 5PM


Course Overview

Our competence based course, accredited by City & Guilds, is designed to give an understanding in hazardous area dust environments and the use of equipment in them. The course provides information on area classification and explains the equipment protection methods from selection to installation, inspection and maintenance in accordance with the relevant EN & IEC standards.

Course Content

  • ATEX Directives
  • EN & IEC standards
  • Area classification
  • Ignition properties
  • Ingress protection
  • Equipment methods of protection – electrical & non-electrical
  • Equipment certification & marking
  • Inspection & maintenance of equipment
  • Written assessment

Target Audience

Personnel within industry who require an understanding of potentially explosive dust environments, the classification of them, and explosion protection equipment and systems that can be used in them.


Available upon request, please phone 01224 798635 or email info@epitgroup.com to arrange a suitable date.

Date Time Cost Availability
5th December 2024 9.00am - 5.00pm £280.00 + VAT Y
Further dates available on request 9.00am - 5.00pm £280.00 + VAT


Additional Information:

Blackburn Industrial Estate


AB21 0RX


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Duration 1 day
Lunch Included
Min/Max Delegates 4/12
Special Requirements None

A Certificate of Competence will be provided, valid for 5 years.

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  • EPIT were exemplary in their guidance & understanding.
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Get in touch

to enquire further

01224 798635