Ex 001 Basic – Certification

If you wish to take the examination to become certified in IECEx Ex 001, please register here.

There are no scheduled courses at the moment.

Certification information

Duration: 170 minutes
Price: NOK 3 400,-
Language: English Korean

IECEx CoPC is an international scheme for the certification of personnel associated with design, installation, operation and inspection in Ex areas. 

Trainor Certification is an official organisation for the certification of personnel.


To take the certification examination in Ex 001 Basic protection principles in Ex areas.

Target group:

Electrical and automation personnel and others working in or planning electrical installations in hazardous areas.

There are no minimum technical qualification requirements, but participants must have good basic knowledge and training in working in hazardous areas.

Course subjects:

The certification meets the requirements of IECEx CoPC, and is conducted by Trainor Certification. Details of the certification are found at www.IECEx.com.

Participants should make themselves familiar with
●   IECEx 05
●   IECEx 05A
●   IECEx OD502
●   IECEx OD503
●   IECEx OD504

On passing the examination, candidates will be issued with an IECEx Certificate of Personnel Competence.


The examination is in English and consists of theoretical questions. Examination duration: 2 hours and 50 minutes.

Certification application
The completed application form must be sent to copc@trainor.no. Evaluation of your qualifications and experience will be carried out by Trainor Certification. Candidates who meet the requirements for certification and pass the examination will receive the IECEx Certificate of Personnel Competence. Regular re-certification ensures that the certified person maintains the required level of competence.

Fee for certification: NOK 3 400 per participant. When you have passed the examination, a certification fee of NOK 2 900 must be paid to IECEx for the initial issuing of a certificate. Updating an existing certificate to include new modules costs NOK 1 300. We reserve the right to adjust these fees in line with IECEx.

Link to application form: https://www.trainor-certification.com/apply

If you need further information on the IECEx system for personnel certification, please contact Trainor by telephone 47 33 37 89 00 or email post@trainor.no. Website www.trainor-certification.com.


Certification in Ex 001 is not a formal qualification for working with Ex equipment, but it is a necessary requirement for taking the examination in units Ex 003, 004, 006, 007, 008 and 009.

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