Explosion Protection Installation & Inspection

5 days

9AM - 5PM


Course Overview

Our competence based course, accredited by City & Guilds, is designed to give an understanding in hazardous area concepts for the use of electrical equipment. The course explains the protection methods from manufacture to installation, inspection and maintenance as per the requirements of the CENELEC/CEN and IEC standards for electrical and non-electrical equipment.

A practical understanding in the selection of equipment is covered along with the choice and installation of cables and glands.

Course Content

16 Units with assessment including practical inspection reporting covering:

  • Area classification
  • Ignition properties
  • Definitions and terms
  • EN/IEC standards for electrical and instrumentation
  • Ingress protection
  • Flameproof
  • Increased safety
  • ‘n’ types of protection
  • Pressurization
  • Intrinsic safety systems
  • Hybrid protection
  • ATEX & IECEx certification, documentation, labelling
  • Cable types, glanding, earthing
  • Inspections, maintenance for electrical and instrumentation
  • Additional international standards
  • References to NEC 500, NEC 505 zoning
  • Practical reporting for electrical and instrumentation
  • Installation & termination of cables and glands
  • Written assessment

Target Audience

Personnel with electrical, instrument or mechanical background within industry who require an understanding in the selection and installation of equipment for hazardous areas. Also suitable for technicians engaged in the procedures for inspections to EN/IEC 60079-17 and in carrying out effective on-site maintenance.

Date Time Cost Availability
3rd - 7th June 2024 9.00am - 5.00pm £770.00 + VAT Y
2nd - 6th September 2024 9.00am - 5.00pm £770.00 + VAT Y
9th - 13th December 2024 9.00am - 5.00pm £770.00 + VAT Y
Further dates available on request 9.00am - 5.00pm £770.00 + VAT


Additional Information:

Blackburn Industrial Estate


AB21 0RX


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Duration 5 Day
Lunch Included
Min/Max delegates 4/12
Special Requirements PPE
Certification A Certificate of Competence will be provided, valid for 5 years.
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to enquire further

01224 798635