Our training facilities are unique and custom built to include a realistic working environment and simulated hazardous areas. The 5 day course is split into separate theory and practical elements and candidates will be assessed in each followed by a multiple choice question paper. Successful completion of this course will result in an industry wide recognised certificate of competency validation.
All candidates must report to our Falkirk Campus reception at 8.30am on the first day of training.
Candidates are required to bring the following to the course:
Proof of electrical/instrument qualification which should be original copies of the following:
NVQ/SVQ Level 3 (Electrical) qualifications
Recognised Apprenticeship Certificate
Completed Company Letter signed by TA
If unable to provide any of the above documents, please complete a company letter before attending.
Photographic ID which should be either of the following:
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Note of your National Insurance Number
P.P.E Minimum Overalls & Safety footwear.
We recommend completing the CompEx Foundation 1 Day Course as a prerequisite prior to attending this course.
Theory (3 days)
General principles of hazardous areas
Standards, directives, certification and marking
Equipment types Ex d, Ex e, Ex n and Ex p
Other equipment types
Inspection and maintenance to IEC 60079-17
Practical (2 days)
Ex01: Preparation and installation of Ex d, e and n systems
Ex02: Inspection and maintenance of Ex d, e and n systems
Ex03: Preparation and installation of Ex i systems
Ex04: Inspection and maintenance of Ex i systems
Multi Choice Exam
Online Multiple Choice Underpinning Knowledge Exam
Certificate Issued: Digital CompEx Certificate of Core Competence
Please note no other feedback will be given on request regarding resits, a full breakdown is provided on your diagnostic report issued by CompEx.
This course may be eligible for ITA funding. You may be eligible if you are:
If you wish to use ITA funding towards the cost of this course, you must first apply for the ITA funding through the My World of Work website. ITA funding will cover up to £200 of course fees. There are various start dates throughout the academic session, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to check available dates prior to applying for ITA funding.
Once you’ve applied for funding, you will receive a confirmation email from SDS and the college with instructions on how to book your course.
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