AEMT awarded as finalists for Contribution to Skills and Training

Updated: May 24, 2019

We are proud to announce that the AEMT as been awarded as finalists for the Contribution to Skills and Training category for the Motion Control Industry (MCI) Awards for the repair, overhaul and reclamation of hazardous area (Ex) equipment, which took place on May 22nd 2019 at the National Conference Centre, Solihul.

The association has a respected and well reputed training course aimed at training service centre personnel in the requirements for the repair of equipment designed for operation in explosive atmospheres. Should such equipment create an ignition point for the surrounding flammable gas or dust, then the consequences can be devastating. Lives can be lost, buildings destroyed, companies destroyed through expensive legal battles, and eco-systems can be badly damaged or ruined. The course is held in many locations all around the globe including England, Middle East, and South East Asia.

The course looks in particular at clearly explaining the requirements of the international Ex repair standard, 60079-19. After the training, delegates are assessed on their ability to understand: