Cable entries in hazardous areas

Do you know the requirements that apply to cables and gland in Ex areas? Learn about cable entries, techniques and methods for correct execution in potentially explosive areas.

Technical information

Course name : Cable entries in hazardous areas
Course manual : No
Type : E-learning
Duration : 25 minutes
Language: English
Provider: Trainor

System requirements

This course can be run on a computer, tablet and smart phone. For handheld devices we recommend a stable Wi-fi connection. Flash is not required for this course.

Recommended minimum connection speed is 1.5 Mbps. If you experience problems while running the course, we recommend using the Google Chrome browser.


The course participant will get an introduction to different cable entries in Ex equipment, and cable transits in Ex areas.

Target group

Electrical professionals who work with or design electrical installations in hazardous areas.

Subjects covered in the course

  • Requirements for cables used in onshore facilities
  • General requirements for cable gland selection
  • Ex d – General gland requirements
  • Ex d – Compound gland
  • Ex d – Double compression gland
  • Ex d – Through gland
  • Ex e – Types and requirements
  • Ex t – Types and requirements
  • Adapters, drain plugs, and blind bolts
  • Multiple Cable Transit – MCT
  • Laying technique
  • Ferrules and cable lugs

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