HAZARDOUS AREA MAINTENANCE & INSTALLATION

ELECTRICAL WORKER TRAINING

HAZARDOUS AREA MAINTENANCE & INSTALLATION

COURSE OVERVIEW

This training course is intended for electrical workers, technicians and engineers involved with installing and maintaining electrical equipment in hazardous areas.
The objective of training is to provide existing licensed electricians with the skills and knowledge to install, attend to breakdowns, maintain, test and conduct visual and detailed inspections in hazardous areas and installations relating to gas and dust atmospheres and pressurisation.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Understand and follow safe work practices for hazardous areas
  • Knowledge and understanding of combustible substances
  • Fundamentals of hazardous area classification
  • Understand and recognise electrical explosion protection techniques
  • Understand and recognise equipment marking and associated certification requirements
  • Understand the purpose of the hazardous areas verification dossier
  • Perform cable glanding including resin and compound glands
  • Conduct installation, testing and maintenance of electrical equipment in hazardous areas
  • Conduct visual and detailed inspections
  • Apply practical skills in alignment with the requirements of the relevant AS/NZ Standards

HAZARDOUS AREA MAINTENANCE & INSTALLATION

DELIVERY

Specialist trainer delivered – theory and assessment.

DURATION

Full Course – Five (5) Days

Refresher Course Three (3) Days

PREREQUISITE REQUIREMENTS

In order to enrol in the full Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas (EEHA), you MUST hold a current electrical mechanic or electrical mechanic fitter’s licence.
Engineers who do not hold an electrical licence will receive a “Statement of Attainment” for reporting on the integrity of explosion-protected equipment in a hazardous area. A ‘Statement of Completion’ will be issued for the remainder of the course.
Engineers who complete the Certificate IV in Hazardous areas – Electrical upgrade course will also be eligible for a number of more generic supervisory related competencies.

AVAILABILITY

Subject to a minimum of 4 and maximum of 10 participants per session

UNIT

UEENEEM080A

UEENEEM020A

UEENEEM021A

UEENEEM022A

UEENEEM024A

UEENEEM025A

UEENEEM026A

UEENEEM028A

UEENEEM029A

UEENEEM030A

UEENEEM039A

UEENEEM040A

UEENEEM041A

UEENEEM042A

UEENEEM044A

UEENEEM045A

UEENEEM046A

DESCRIPTION

Report on the Integrity of Explosion – Protected Equipment in Hazardous Areas

Attend to Breakdowns in Hazardous Areas – Gas Atmospheres

Attend to Breakdowns in Hazardous Areas – Dust Atmospheres

Attend to Breakdowns in Hazardous Areas – Pressurisation

Install Explosion-Protected Equipment and Wiring Systems – Gas Atmospheres

Install Explosion-Protected Equipment and Wiring Systems – Dust Atmospheres

Install Explosion-Protected Equipment and Wiring Systems – Pressurisation

Maintain Equipment in Hazardous Areas – Gas Atmospheres

Maintain Equipment in Hazardous Areas – Dust Atmospheres

Maintain Equipment in Hazardous Areas – Pressurisation

Conduct Testing of Hazardous Area Installations – Gas Atmospheres

Conduct Testing of Hazardous Area Installations – Dust Atmospheres

Conduct Testing of Hazardous Area Installations – Pressurisation

Conduct Close Visual Inspection of Existing Hazardous Areas Installations

Conduct Detailed Inspections of Hazardous Areas Installations – Gas Atmospheres

Conduct Detailed Inspections of Hazardous Areas Installations – Dust Atmospheres

Conduct Detailed Inspections of Hazardous Areas Installations – Pressurisation

WH&S Legislation for Training

A person conducting a business or undertaking must ensure, so far as is reasonably practiable, the provision of any information, instruction, training or supervision that is necessary to protect all persons from risks to their health and safety arising from work carried out.

You must ensure that information, training and instruction provided to a worker is suitable and adequate having regard to:

  • The nature of the work carried out by the worker
  • The nature of the risks associated with the work at the time the information, training or instruction is provided
  • The control measures implemented

You must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that the information, training and instruction is provided in a way that is readily understandable by any person to whom it is provided.

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