UEE42620 – Certificate IV in Hazardous Areas – Electrical

Course Overview

The Certificate IV in Hazardous Areas – Electrical provides licensed electricians with a pathway to a nationally recognised qualification relevant to their work in explosive atmospheres.

This qualification provides competencies related to the selection, installation, maintenance, inspection and testing of explosion-protected equipment and systems for control and monitoring of plant and processes.

Duration

5 days intensive face-to-face training, plus a self-paced Recognition of Prior Learning process.

Price

$2,850 Certificate IV in Hazardous Areas – Electrical

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This qualification provides competencies related to the selection, installation, maintenance, inspection and testing of explosion-protected equipment and systems for control and monitoring of plant and processes.

INSTALLATION  &  MAINTENANCE  OF  ELECTRICAL  EQUIPMENT  IN  HAZARDOUS  AREAS  COURSE:

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

  1.  Legal requirements and Australian Standards
  2. Principles of hazardous areas classification
  3. Explosion-protection techniques
  4. Equipment installation requirements
  5. Procedures for breakdowns and maintenance
  6. Testing procedures
  7. Visual inspection
  8. Detailed inspection
  9. Record keeping
  10. Access and permit procedures for use in hazardous areas

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING KIT:

This kit is provided on confirmation of enrolment and provides guidance for the process of gathering evidence in support of the assessment application. The kit contains questions and recommended documents for submission to provide the assessor with sufficient evidence to determine whether the student is competent in these units.

COMPLETION OF THE QUALIFICATION:

This qualification is made up of 6 core units and a range of elective units of competency.

In order to complete the full Certificate IV in Hazardous Areas – Electrical qualification, you will need to:

  1. Provide Competency Training with a copy of your UEE30820 Certificate III in Electrotechnology or equivalent. A number of the core units are credit transfers from your prior qualification.
  2. Successfully complete a 5-day Installation and Maintenance of Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas course (8 units, including 2 core units).
  3. Successfully complete the Recognition of Prior Learning kit to demonstrate competency in 4 core units.

All components must be successfully completed before the qualification can be issued.

IECEX TRAINING:

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

Ex 000 Basic knowledge and awareness to enter a site that includes a classified hazardous area
Ex 001 Apply basic principles of protection in explosive atmospheres
Ex 003 Install explosion-protected equipment and wiring systems
Ex 004 Maintain equipment in explosive atmospheres
Ex 006 Test electrical installations in or associated with explosive atmospheres
Ex 007 Perform visual and close inspection of electrical installations in or associated with explosive atmospheres
Ex 008 Perform detailed inspection of electrical installations in or associated with explosive atmospheres

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UNITS OF COMPETENCY

The following units are outcomes of the Installation and Maintenance of Electrical Equipment In Hazardous Areas course:

UEECD0011 Comply with scheduled and preventative maintenance program processes
UEEHA0001 Conduct detailed inspection of electrical installations for hazardous areas
UEECO0002 Maintain documentation
UEEHA0002 Conduct visual and close inspection of electrical installations for hazardous areas
EEHA0003 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
UEEHA0005 Install explosion-protected equipment and associated apparatus and wiring systems
UEEHA0006 Maintain equipment associated with hazardous areas

Recognition of Prior Learning Units:

The following Core units are assessed by Recognition of Prior Learning:

UEECD0010 Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report
UEECD0024 Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures
UEECD0027 Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
UEERE0015 Implement and monitor energy sector environmental and sustainable policies and procedures

UEE30820 Certificate III in Electrotechnology, or equivalent.

Some of the core units of the Certificate IV in Hazardous Areas – Electrical are credit transferred from the Certificate III in Electrotechnology. Evidence of prior attainment of this qualification or an unrestricted electrical licence will be required.

Prior attainment of the units contained within the Installation and Maintenance of Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas (EEHA I&M) Course.

The Recognition of Prior Learning Kit is designed for students who already hold the EEHA Installation and Maintenance competencies and are looking to acquire a full nationally recognised qualification.

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

Who Should Attend?

This qualification is designed for electrical workers involved with installation, maintenance testing and inspections of electrical equipment in hazardous areas. It enables personnel to gain a nationally recognised qualification that is relevant to their workplace requirements.

REFRESHER TRAINING

In accordance with the AS/NZS 60079.14 requirement for continuing education, Competency Training recommends that the EEHA Installation and Maintenance competencies are refreshed every 2-3 years.

HAZARDOUS AREAS CLASSIFICATION AND DESIGN

This course provides a Licensed Electrician with the necessary prerequisites to attend Competency Training’s Hazardous Areas Classification and Design Course and attain all units of competency.

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