Ex basic

Learn to work safely in hazardous areas. Course for electricians, automation technicians and others personnel.

Technical information

Course name : Ex basic
Course manual : Digital
Type : E-learning
Duration : 8 hours
Language: English
Provider: Trainor
Trainor app

This course can be downloaded og run offline in the Trainor app

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 provides participants with sufficient in-depth understanding of electrical installations in hazardous areas to enable them to carry out installation and maintenance work in a safe and professional manner. Participants will become familiar with the contents of the applicable Ex regulations, standards and guidelines.

In order to be considered adequately qualified to work independently on electrical installations in hazardous areas, participants must be able to document practical training in addition to theoretical study. Practical training may be carried out at the participant’s current workplace.

Basic Ex skills and knowledge are necessary for those wishing to take more advanced courses. Ex basic provides the necessary background for classroom courses within Exi basic, Ex maintenance, Ex authorisation course and Exi for planning personnel.

Target group

Electricians, automation technicians and others who work with or plan electrical systems in hazardous areas.

Subjects covered in the course

  • Ex philosophy
  • Standards and regulations
  • Ex protection categories
  • Marking
  • Ex motors
  • Cables, glands and terminations
  • Earthing

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