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Hazardous Areas Classification

Course Overview

This Hazardous Areas Classification course provides nationally recognised training that meets the competency requirements of AS/NZS 4761 Competencies for working with electrical equipment for hazardous areas (EEHA).

The course content covers Hazardous Area Classification procedures and techniques for potentially explosive gas atmospheres and combustible dust atmospheres.

Duration

3 days

Location

Delivered at one of Competency Training’s national training centres, or at a client’s facility.

Price

$2,200 GST Excluded

Dates

Upcoming Dates

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The Hazardous Areas Classification course covers the following topics:

  1. Legal requirements and Australian Standards
  2. Properties of explosive gases and vapours
  3. Properties of combustible dusts
  4. Hazardous area classification procedures and techniques, including the gathering and analysis of data relevant to the explosive hazard
  5. Gas groups
  6. Temperature ratings / classes of explosion-protected electrical equipment
  7. Determination of the extent of the risk
  8. Documentation of the hazardous areas zones
  9. Overview of explosion-protection techniques

Relevant industries include:

  1. Aviation
  2. Fuel storage and dispensing
  3. Marine material handling and storage
  4. Mining
  5. Petrochemical
  6. Food processing and storage

Competency Training is an IECEx Recognised Training Provider, and successful completion of this course delivers the pre-learning required for the following IECEx units:

  1. Ex 002 Perform classification of hazardous areas

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UNITS OF COMPETENCY

UEENEEE071B Write specifications for electrical engineering projects
UEENEEE015B Develop design briefs for electrotechnology projects
UEENEEM052A Classify Hazardous Areas - Gas Atmospheres
UEENEEM053A Classify Hazardous Areas - Dust Atmospheres

IECEx UNITS OF COMPETENCY

Ex 002 Perform classification of hazardous areas

Prospective students must be able to demonstrate competency related to the gathering and analysis of technical data.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This is an advanced course, intended for electrical workers, technicians, engineers and senior engineers involved in the classification of potentially explosive atmospheres.

Contact us for more information or to discuss your eligibility to enrol in the course.

HAZARDOUS AREAS CLASSIFICATION AND DESIGN

The Hazardous Areas Classification course is the first three days of Competency Training’s 5-day Hazardous Areas Classification and Design course. Students may enrol in the 5-day course.