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Hazardous area e-learning

Foundation Online Training

Module 1 – Introduction to EC Directives

  • Main EC Directives which may apply to equipment used in the Oil & Gas Industry.
  • Which Directive(s) apply to specific equipment.
  • Essential requirements for each Directive.

Module 2 – Introduction to CE Mark

  • What the CE mark represents.
  • The design of the CE mark.
  • How & where to affix the CE Mark.
  • What files / documentation must be kept.

Module 3 – Introduction to IECEx

  • How to recognise IEC Schemes.
  • How to recognise different protection methods.
  • The differences in equipment certification.
  • How to describe methods of compliance.

Module 4 – Introduction to Area Classification

  • The key aspects which go into area classification.
  • The various components of an area classification.
  • How to interpret the area classification provided.

Module 5 – Introduction to Protection Concepts for Hazardous Areas

  • Understand each Protection concept used for equipment.
  • Review basic principles of each protection method.
  • List applicable IEC Ex standards for each protection method.

Operative Online Training

Module 1 – Introduction to EC Directives

  • Understand main EC Directives which may apply to equipment used in the Oil & Gas Industry.
  • Determine which Directive(s) apply to specific equipment.
  • Understand essential requirements for each Directive.

Module 2 – Introduction to CE Mark

  • What the CE mark represents.
  • The design of the CE mark.
  • How & where to affix the CE Mark.
  • What files / documentation must be kept.

Module 3 – Introduction to IECEx

  • How to recognise IEC Schemes.
  • How to recognise different protection methods.
  • The differences in equipment certification.
  • How to describe methods of compliance.

Module 4 – Area Classification

  • Understand the key aspects which go into area classifications.
  • Understand the various components of an area classification.
  • Be able to interpret the area classification provided.

Module 5 – Material Properties

  • Understand the characteristics of ignition.
  • Understand how materials are classified.
  • Explain atmospheric aspects which may change the properties.

Module 6 – Protection Concepts for Hazardous Areas

  • Understand each Protection concept used for equipment.
  • Review basic principles of each protection method.
  • List applicable IEC Ex standards for each protection method.

Module 7 – Installation and Maintenance of Ex Equipment

  • Understand which standards apply for the various activities.
  • List the various inspection grades.
  • Determine which grade of inspection is required.
  • Understand the role of personnel competency.

Module 8 – Technical Documentation Requirements

  • Understand documentation requirements for products.
  • Understand key aspects of the Declaration.
  • Determine structure and contents of technical documentation.
  • Understand minimum requirements for documentation package.