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Course Number: AS-CMP-201

Course Overview

This course provides competence-based training and assessment for electrical and instrumentation personnel working in explosive atmospheres. Practical “hands-on” training and assessment takes place in a realistic simulated environment, giving attendees a comprehensive learning experience which is directly related to true industry setting

Theory Contents

  • History of Explosive Atmospheres
  • Standards and Directives
  • General principles
  • Area Classification
  • Sources of ignition
  • Certification and Ex Markings
  • Protection Concepts
  • Wiring systems & Installation methods
  • Inspection and maintenance to IEC 60079-14 & 17

Our Practical Assessment consists of:

  • EX01 - Demonstrate ability to select suitably certified equipment & complete a partial-installation of Ex d, e and n equipment.
  • EX02 – Inspect & Identify installation errors on Ex d, Ex e and Ex n equipment following IEC 60079-14 requirements.
  • EX03 - Demonstrate ability to select suitably certified equipment & complete a partial-installation of Ex i equipment.
  • EX04 - Inspect & Identify installation errors on Ex i equipment following IEC 60079-14 requirements.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the CompEx Ex01-04 course the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate installation and inspections skills in explosive atmospheres
  • Understand basics of Ex protection methods and where each may be used
  • Demonstrate understanding of Ex markings
  • Understand which activities are and are not allowed with regards to maintenance and repairs

    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.
  • Lab exercises – practical demonstrations of skill will be accomplished by the student.
  • Final exam – The Final Exam will be administered via an online service. Lab Assessments will also be administered.
  • Documentation – The attendee will receive an attendance certificate from ATEC. Upon successfully passing the JTL exam, attendees will receive a CompEx Certificate of Competence that is valid for 5 years.
  • Course Details

    Course number: AS-CMP-201

    Target audience: Electrical Installation and Inspection Personnel. Assembly manufacturers

    Location: Location: All ATEC Training Centres (or clients premises VIA MOBILE FACILITY subject to minimum numbers)

    Duration: 5 Days, 8am to 4pm

    Pre-requisites: Proof of electrical qualification or employer letter stating equivalent number of years experience, (reference / support / explanation of existing duties). Certification issued: Upon successful completion of Modules, Certification of Competence issued by JTLimited. Valid for 5 years All CompEx courses are based upon IEC Standards, primarily IEC 60079: Parts 10, 14 & 17 and provide certification suitable as a competency validation for persons working in explosive atmospheres

    The CompEx Scheme is certified by JT Limited – who are accredited via ISO/IEC 17024:2012 Conformity Assessment General Requirements for bodies operating certification of persons who work in explosive atmospheres

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