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IECEX 001 - Apply Basic Principles of Protection in Explosive Atmosphres

Course Overview

This Unit of Competence covers the basic principles of protection in explosive atmospheres of plant and machinery. Competence in this unit shall be assessed in combination with, or after gaining other competence required by a given industry or enterprise for plant or machinery operation or installations, maintenance or service functions. This unit of competency is based on various parts of IEC 60079 series.

Course Objectives

  • What is IEC and IEC Ex
  • Regulations
  • Minimizing Explosions
  • Equipment Certification
  • Methods of Protection
  • Area Protection
  • Ex Markings
  • Compliance

Assessment of training and competence:

Prior to assessment candidates sure be sure have a basic understanding and knowledge of:

  • Common characteristics of explosion-protection techniques
  • General requirements to work in hazardous areas
  • How to observe condition of explosion-protection areas
  • How to take actions to limit risk of an explosion
  • Methods for compliance
  • Ex certification schemes
  • Ex Principles
  • Explosion-protection checks
  • Flameproof (Ex 'd') explosion-protection technique
  • Increased safety (Ex 'e') explosion-protection technique
  • Type of protection 'n' (Ex 'n')
  • Intrinsic safety (Ex 'i') explosion-protection techniques

Course Details

Course number: AS-IEC-001

Target audience:

Basic level (Basic Electrical / Ex Knowledge)

Location:

All ATEC Locations (or client's facility - subject to minimum numbers)

Duration:

Classroom: 1.5 days training / 0.5 day assessment

Blended Learning: Online at own pace / 0.5 day assessment

Pre-requisites:

There is no minimum level of technical education applicable for this unit of competence..

Competence in this unit shall be assessed in combination with, or after gaining other competence required by a given industry or enterprice for plant or machinery operation or installations, maintenance or service functions.

IECEX 001
Locations
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
Dubai
Techno Park, Jebel Ali, PO BOX 123776
Dubai, UAE