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UEE42611 – 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

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

Price

$2,700 Certificate IV in Hazardous Areas – Electrical

Please contact us if you have completed an EEHA course and are looking for pricing or information about the Recognition of Prior Learning portion of the course.

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 23 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 UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology or equivalent. 18 of the core units are credit transfers from your prior qualification.
  2. Successfully complete a 4-day Installation and Maintenance of Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas course (17 units, including 1 core unit).
  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

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

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

UEENEEM080A Report on the integrity of explosion-protected equipment in a hazardous area
UEENEEM020A Attend to breakdowns in hazardous areas - gas atmospheres
UEENEEM021A Attend to breakdowns in hazardous areas - dust atmospheres
UEENEEM022A Attend to breakdowns in hazardous areas - pressurisation
UEENEEM024A Install explosion-protected equipment and wiring systems – gas atmospheres
UEENEEM025A Install explosion-protected equipment and wiring systems - dust atmospheres
UEENEEM026A Install explosion-protected equipment and wiring systems - pressurisation
UEENEEM028A Maintain equipment in hazardous areas - gas atmospheres
UEENEEM029A Maintain equipment in hazardous areas - dust atmospheres
UEENEEM030A Maintain equipment in hazardous areas - pressurisation
UEENEEM039A Conduct testing of hazardous areas installations - gas atmospheres
UEENEEM040A Conduct testing of hazardous areas installations - dust atmospheres
UEENEEM041A Conduct testing of hazardous area installations - pressurisation
UEENEEM042A Conduct visual inspection of hazardous areas installations
UEENEEM044A Conduct detailed inspection of hazardous areas installations - gas atmospheres
UEENEEM045A Conduct detailed inspection of hazardous areas installations - dust atmospheres
UEENEEM046A Conduct detailed inspection of hazardous areas installations – pressurisation

Recognition of Prior Learning Units:

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

UEENEEE038B Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
UEENEEE117A Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures
UEENEEE124A Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report
UEENEEK145A Implement and monitor energy sector environmental and sustainable policies and procedures

Credit Transfer Units:

The following core units are credit transferred from the candidate’s prior qualification (e.g. UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician):

UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits
UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
UEENEEE137A Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
UEENEEG006A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines
UEENEEG033A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
UEENEEG063A Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations
UEENEEG101A Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits
UEENEEG102A Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
UEENEEG103A Install low voltage wiring and accessories
UEENEEG104A Install appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations
UEENEEG105A Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations
UEENEEG106A Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits
UEENEEG107A Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations
UEENEEG108A Trouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
UEENEEG109A Develop and connect electrical control circuits

UEE30811 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.