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IEC Training Area Classification


IEC Hazardous Area Classification Training Course

Manual Provided
IECEx Exam Available
Available On-site

Duration: 2 days

Location: CSA Group Office (Hawarden)

Recommended Attendees: Individuals who understand the relevance and significance of properties of flammable materials and are familiar with the process and safety for electrical & non-electrical equipment and personnel.

Course Description: This 2-day training course covers the knowledge and skills required to classify areas where explosive materials may exist. Delegates will gain a clear understanding of what data they will need to gather to enable them to analyse it, determine the extent of risk and record/document zones based on IEC 60079-10-1 and EI 15 code of safe practice.

Optional Exam: IECEx Competence of Personnel Scheme – Unit Ex002 (Unit Ex001 is pre-requisite) Click here for more information on this scheme.

Available Dates: TBC


Subjects included in this course are:

  • Introduction to hazardous area classification
  • The technique of area classification
  • Direct example approach to area classification
  • Point source approach to area classification
  • Ventilation and dispersion
  • Risk-based approach
  • Use of industrial codes and National Standards

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