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CompEx Gas & Vapours (Ex01-04)

CompEx 01-04 provides candidates with the relevant training and practical assessments on the installation, maintenance and inspection of electrical and instrumental systems in a flammable gas, vapour or mist environment. **Please note we recommend completing the CompEx Foundation 1 Day Course as a prerequisite prior to attending this course .**

Description

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.

Prerequisites

Candidates are required to bring the following to the course:
Proof of electrical/instrument qualification which should be original copies of the following:

  • SJIB/JIB Card

  • 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:

  • SJIB/JIB Card
  • Passport
  • Driver’s Licence

Please click here to view CompEx's entry requirements

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.

Content

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

  • Intrinsic safety

  • Wiring Systems

  • 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

Certification

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.

ITA

This course may be eligible for ITA funding. You may be eligible if you are:

  • Aged 16 or over
  • Not in education or involved in any other SDS funded programme
  • Unemployed and looking to get back into work
  • Employed and earning less than £22,000 per year
  • Resident in Scotland

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 training@forthvalley.ac.uk 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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