Hazardous Areas Training in New Zealand

As a result of popular demand, we have launched our industry-leading hazardous areas training in three locations in New Zealand. We will be delivering our Installation and Maintenance of Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas and Hazardous Areas Classification and Design courses in Auckland, Christchurch and New Plymouth. We can also deliver all Hazardous Areas training […]

New Partnership with Bureau Veritas Italia for IECEx certification CoPC in Italy

Competency Training (RTO 31299) are excited to be working with Bureau Veritas Italia and offering IECEx certification CoPC in Italy. Our Certifying Body can assess in Italy the following Ex Units of competency: Ex 000: Basic knowledge and awareness Ex 001: Apply basic principles of protection in explosive atmospheres Ex 002: Perform classification of hazardous […]


We’re excited to share that we’ve added more course dates to our EEHA: Installation and Maintenance and our EEHA: Installation and Maintenance (Refresher) in Sydney. There are multiple dates to choose from but positions are limited. So, book your place today! Mon 08 Feb – Thu 11 Feb Mon 10 May – Thu 13 May […]


Competency Training is excited to announce that we are now able to offer our world-class training in even more locations. We are now proud to offer our EEHA: Installation and Maintenance course in New Plymouth, New Zealand! This hazardous area training provides licensed electrical workers with specialised skills and knowledge required to perform installation, maintenance, […]

Risks of cutting corners with refresher training

Worker in high vis

In June 2016, an electrician suffered minor flash burns to his right forearm and left hand while performing modifications to a low voltage motor control centre. The power to the front compartment switchboard had been isolated and the busbars in the rear compartment remained energised. On removing the doors of the rear compartment to identify […]

Advanced Skills Traineeship in Papua New Guinea

Advanced skills traineeship in PNG

Competency Training has been working in Papua New Guinea (PNG) for the past 10 months to deliver a Mechanical & Instrumentation Traineeship Program for local students. This program was designed to provide base level trade knowledge and skills to the participants. Below is a snapshot of the project and our time in PNG. The Project […]

Functional Safety for Technicians

Functional safety for technicians

Course:   Functional Safety for Technicians Date:   14 – 15 December 2016 Location:   10 Avior Avenue, Jandakot WA 6147 Duration:   2 Days Price:   $1,900 + GST Enrolment:   Contact us to enrol Download brochure We are hosting a two-day ‘Functional  Safety for Technicians’ course in conjunction with Zento Global Solutions at our Perth facility in December. Zento […]

Asset Management Appreciation

Hand shaking - Competency Training

Competency Training is delivering the Asset Management Appreciation course in conjunction with Lloyd’s Register at our Perth facility on 5th December 2016. What is ISO 55001? Developed by an international team of asset management professionals from over 40 countries along with contributions from members of the Lloyd’s Register, the International Standards Organisation published ISO 55001 […]

Conduct a Conformity Assessment

Conduct a conformity assessment

To assist electrical workers in formalising their knowledge and expertise in the hazardous area field, we are introducing a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) assessment pathway for the units of competency around conducting a conformity assessment. These nationally recognised units include: Unit Description UEENEEM036A Conduct a conformity assessment of explosion-protected equipment – gas atmospheres UEENEEM037A […]

The Column: The boom, the bust and the gaps in between

The column: the boom, the bust…

By Brendan Newell The resources sector is no stranger to boom and bust, but it’s what companies are doing with the gaps in between that is incredibly interesting to observe, particularly in terms of the correlation to other industries. Uncertainty in the global economy, domestic politics and resource prices are creating a tough environment for […]

Offer extended – 20% discount for Melbourne HVSO training

Switchgear - Competency Training

Switch on your HVSO skills with the latest HV switchgear in Melbourne and save* Course:        High Voltage Switching Operations Date:           12 – 16 September Location:    43/63-67 River Street, Richmond VIC 3121 Duration:       5 days Price:            $1,800 GST exempt (normally $2,250) View full course details Enrol now To celebrate the […]