Ex basic refresher

When you are working with electrical installations in hazardous areas you must regularily refresh your knowledge. In this course you get the updates you need.

Technical information

Course name : Ex basic refresher
Course manual : Yes
Type : Classroom
Course duration: 1 day
Language:NorwegianEnglish
Provider : Trainor

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Goal

After completion of the training, the participant should have updated his theoretical knowledge about requirements for electrical equipment and installations in explosive hazardous areas.

The course provides a general rehearsal of essential topics from the basic education, and a review of professional changes that have been carried out in the field of study in recent years. Participants should also know which regulations and standards apply to electrical equipment and installations in explosive hazardous areas, and the latest changes in these.

Target group

Electro and instrument tehnicians and engineers and other personnel, who works in, or designs electrical installations for use in, explosive hazardous areas, and needs an update of their competency according to current regulations.

Subjects covered in the course

  • Ex philosophy
  • Ex types of protection
  • Ex marking - ATEX and IEC/CENELEC
  • Ex installation requirements - EN 60079-14 (NEK420), IEC 61892-7 and NORSOK
  • Current regulations and standards
  • Requirement changes in regulations and standards

Regulations

According to guidelines from Norwegain Oil and Gas (059) and the NFEA Ex-KOMP:2021 guidelines for training, the competence should be updated at least every five years.

Competence

This course requires that you have completed an extensive Ex basic training program, and it is recommended that it is maximum 5 years since such training or refresher course was last completed.

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