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Installation and Maintenance of Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas

Course Overview

This Installation and Maintenance of Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas course offers participants the opportunity to attain nationally recognised competencies that meet the requirements of AS/NZS 4761 Competencies for working with electrical equipment for hazardous areas (EEHA).

This course provides a licensed electrical worker with the specialised skills and knowledge required to perform installation, maintenance, testing and inspection of electrical equipment in explosive atmospheres.

Duration

5 days

Location

Training is delivered face-to-face at our training facilities or it can be arranged at a clients facility.

Price

$2,400 GST Exempt

Payment: Please note that until payment is received, your booking is not fully secured.

Payment Options include:
  • Bank Transfer/Direct Deposit, or Credit Card (up to $1,500) or;
  • A valid Purchase Order for the total Course Fee amount (with the full amount listed).
Competency Training will hold an initial deposit of $1,500. The remaining balance of the course fee is to be paid in the following instalment upon the course commencement date as stipulated within this course booking confirmation and your invoice.

Dates

Upcoming Dates 

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The Installation and Maintenance of Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas course covers the following topics in detail:

  1. Equipment installation requirements
  2. Legal requirements and Australian Standards
  3. Principles of hazardous areas classification
  4. Procedures for breakdowns and maintenance
  5. Testing procedures
  6. Visual inspection
  7. Detailed inspection
  8. Record keeping
  9. Access and permit procedures for use in hazardous areas
  10. Explosion-protection techniques, including:
  • Dust protection by enclosure (Ex tD)
  • Flameproof (Ex d)
  • Increased Safety (Ex e)
  • Intrinsic Safety (Ex i)
  • Pressurisation (Ex p)
  • Ventilation (Ex v)
  • Encapsulation (Ex m)
  • Non-Sparking (Ex n)
  • Oil Immersion (Ex o)
  • Powder Filling (Ex q)
  • Special Protection (Ex s)
  • Mixed Techniques

Practical activities are conducted on training boards that have been developed in conjunction with some of leading supplier of electrical equipment for explosive atmospheres.

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UNITS OF COMPETENCY

UEEHA0020 Conduct detailed inspection of electrical installations for hazardous areas
UEEHA0038 Conduct visual and close inspection of electrical installations for hazardous areas
UEEHA0022 Determine the explosion-protection requirements to meet a specified classified hazardous area
UEEHA0004 Enter a classified hazardous area to undertake work related to electrical equipment
UEEHA0025 Install explosion-protected equipment and associated apparatus and wiring systems
UEEHA0026 Maintain equipment associated with hazardous areas
UEECD0011 Comply with scheduled and preventative maintenance. program processes
UEECO0002 Maintain documentation

Some of the Units of Competency associated with the EEHA course have pre-requisites that need to be met before issuance of those Units of Competency

These pre-requisites can be met by individuals providing:

  • An appropriate Cert III in Electrotechnology; or
  • An appropriate Australian/New Zealand Electrical License; or
  • Providing a Test-amur listing the required pre-requisite Units of Competency

Or Unrestricted Electrical License

 *UEEHA0038     Conduct visual and close inspection of electrical installations for hazardous areas
*UEEHA0020     Conduct detailed inspection of electrical installations for hazardous areas
*UEEHA0022     Determine the explosion-protection requirements to meet a specified classified hazardous area
*UEEHA0025     Install explosion-protected equipment and associated apparatus and wiring systems
*UEEHA0026     Maintain equipment associated with hazardous areas

If a student does not meet the pre-requisites as listed above, they will receive a Statement of Attainment for the following units:

  • UEEHA0004 Enter a classified hazardous area to undertake work related to electrical equipment
  • UEECD0011 Comply with scheduled and preventative maintenance. program processes
  • UEECO0002 Maintain documentation.

Contact us for more information, or to discuss your eligibility to meet those pre-requisites

Who should attend?

This course is designed for electrical workers, technicians and engineers involved with installing and maintaining electrical equipment in hazardous areas.

UEE42622 CERTIFICATE IV IN HAZARDOUS AREAS – ELECTRICAL

On successful attainment of the course units, participants who hold a UEE30820 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician (or unrestricted electrical licence) can enrol in the UEE42620 Certificate IV in Hazardous Areas – Electrical with Competency Training, and complete the remaining four core units by Recognition of Prior Learning. Participants are provided with a Recognition of Prior Learning Kit, to be completed in their own time, with the assistance of our knowledgeable trainers and assessors.

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