Mon, 19 Apr | The Link Hotel

England, Loughborough - Module 1 & 2

England, Loughborough - Module 1 & 2

Time & Location

19 Apr, 08:30 – 22 Apr, 16:30
The Link Hotel, Ashby Rd, Loughborough LE11 4EX, UK

About the Event

In order to complete the Hazardous Area Course for Ex Repair, Overhaul and Reclamation both Module's 1 and 2 should be taken. If you are wanting to take either module or assessments independently, please contact us on +44 (0)1904 674 899.

Module 1 - Ex Theory

  • Ignition sources in flammable gases, vapours and dusts
  • Principles of Ex protection for gas and dust
  • Temperature classification and groups of apparatus
  • Certification, standards and marking
  • Requirements and procedures of ATEX, DSEAR and BS EN IEC 60079-19
  • Principles and repair methods for
  • Ex d (Flameproof)​
  • Ex e (Increased Safety)
  • Ex nA (Incendive sparking)
  • Ex tD (Dust)
  • Other methods such as Ex p, Ex o, Ex i, Ex m, Ex q, Ex s, etc.
  • Mechanical protection concepts:
  • Ex c (Construction safety)
  • Ex k (Liquid immersion)
  • Installation, reinstallation, and testing
  • Reports and records for ensuring the quality and management of repairs
  • Legal requirements and safe working practices
  • Assessment
    • Module 2 - Hands-on
    • Health and Safety aspects including 'Certificate of Safety' relating to receiving the equipment
    • Best workshop practices for:
    • Receiving ​
    • Dismantling
    • Nameplate markings
    • Testing
    • Visual Inspection
    • Terminals
    • Joint types
    • Air gaps
    • Flamepaths
    • Drilled holes
    • Bearings
    • Axial alignment
    • Final reporting, inspection and tests
    • Reassembly
    • Welding and metal spraying advice
    • Core tests, winding tests, phase balance tests, insulation tests, flash test.
    • Tools, equipment and standards.

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