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Course Overview

This unit is part of training and certification of core competence of personnel who work on equipment for use in explosive atmospheres.

The training is designed to provide companies a method to raise Hazardous area awareness for their employees, with an internationally recognized competency certificate. For this reason, assessment on the knowledge delivered in the course will be an essential part of the training.

  • ATEX Directives and Regulations
  • Explosive Atmospheres
  • DSEAR (ATEX 137)
  • Ignition sources of gas and dust
  • Area Classification
  • Signage
  • Categories and EPLs
  • Equipment for use in explosive atmospheres
  • Types of protection
  • Ingress Protection (IP rating)
  • Markings
  • Maintenance
  • Repairs
  • Modifications
  • Portable equipment

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the CompEx ExF Foundation course the student will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Basic understanding of the ATEX use and ATEX equipment Directives.
  • Understand the need for additional protections in Ex areas.
  • Understand Ex signage and meaning of area classifications.
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of Ex markings.
  • Understand activities which are and are not allowed in Ex areas and on Ex equipment.

Learning Techniques:

In order to provide the highest quality training experience, this course will consist of the following instructional elements

  • Instructor led presentation – The core elements of skill will be presented and demonstrated in a classroom environment.
  • Final exam – The Final Exam will be administered via an online service.
  • Documentation – The client and student will receive an attendance certificate from ATEC. Upon successfully passing the JTL exam, attendee with receive a certificate that is valid for 5 years.

Course Details

Course number: AH / AS / AD-CMP-100

Target audience: Entry Level (new to Ex and Hazardous Locations)

Location: Houston, Singapore, Dubai

Duration: 2 Days, 8am to 4pm

Pre-requisites: None

Certification issued: Upon successful completion of module, Certification issued by JTL. Valid for 5 years

ATEC - Americas
1225 Noth Loop West, Suite #705
Houston, TX 77008
Office: 713.862.0088
Fax: 713.862.0099
ATEC Training and Inspection Center
2 Venture Drive, #15-28 Vision Exchange,
Singapore 608526
Office: +65.6251.8820
Fac: +65.6254.1440
ATEC - Myanmar
85 Pan Hlaing Street
Sanchaung Township
11111 Yangon
The Republic Of The Union Of Myanmar
ATEC - India
Bldg. – 39, Shop No. 102, Indian Corporation, Dapode Rd,
Mankoli Naka Bhiwandi, Dist. Thane, Maharashtra 421302 India
Techno Park, Jebel Ali, PO BOX 123776
Dubai, UAE