CompEx Foundation

The Foundation course is a short course developed to deliver an appreciation of the dangers associated with working in potentially hazardous atmospheres.
This course designed specifically for electrical supervisors, Project or Site Managers, and Non-Practitioners to gain a greater appreciation of the hazards associated with working in explosive atmospheres and the promotion of safe working practices in those environments.
On successful completion of the assessments, the candidates will be issued with an international certificate by JTL.



Course content:

  • IEC & ATEX Legislation, standards & requirements for working safely in a hazardous area
  • Hazardous Area Classification & Ignition Sources
  • Characteristics of Gases & Vapours
  • Characteristics of Dusts
  • Area Classification
  • ATEX Categories & IEC Equipment Protection Levels
  • Types of Equipment protection
  • Inspection, Maintenance & repair of equipment

How you will be assessed

  • To successfully complete a multi-choice 30 question test within 45 minutes

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