IEC Hazardous Competent Person Certification Program

IEC Hazardous Competent Person Certification Program

Programme Overview

The aims of the course are to understand IEC 60079 standards and raise the level of competency of the participant so that they fully understand hazardous zoned areas, and how the different standards of equipment are made suitable for the various areas. The correct procedures and practices to be used for the overhaul of explosion protected motors, pumps, and other equipment, so that they will comply with the original certification to which they were manufactured, and/or comply with the original standards. To ensure that the participant understand the legal requirements, risk assessments, and health and safety requirements, when overhauling and maintaining Explosion Proof Equipment, such as motors, generators, pumps, gearboxes etc.

The IEC Competent Person Certificate are invaluable for End users, that their Managers, Engineers and Technicians are fully aware of the care that needs to be taken when repairing Hazardous Area equipment to return it to its original certification and/or standard. This ensures that the requirements of Health and Safety, DSEAR, ATEX, Risk Assessments, and Insurers are met.

Target Group

Electrical and mechanical managers, engineers, technicians, and supervisors, whoever are responsible for handling explosion Proof Equipment, especially personnel, who are removing and installing Ex motors, generators, pumps, gearboxes, lightings, junction boxes etc. or involved in the replacement of spare parts such as bearings. The training is also suitable for managers and participants who are involved with ATEX, Health and Safety, and risk assessments for equipment in Hazardous Zoned areas, or for sales, stores, and administration staff requiring a knowledge of zoned areas, equipment suitability etc.

Learning Outcome

In this program, the participants will enhance their knowledge and skills to enable them to make right decision to Repair and Service the Explosion Proof equipment in their daily work. At the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Understand IEC 60079 standards
  • Understand ISO 9001:2008
  • Improve their knowledge and skills on application of Explosion Proof Equipment.
  • Increase their competencies.
  • Reduce the downtime and increase the productivity.
  • Proper documentation on Repair and Service of Equipment.
  • Awareness of Health and Safety and Environment

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