Skills obtained in this course:

Simulated Work Environment

Benefit from the close and detailed guidance of our trainers in person.

Inspections

Conduct visually detailed inspections of hazardous areas installations.

Maintain & Testing

Maintain equipment in hazardous areas. Conduct testing of hazardous areas.

Installs & Breakdowns

Attend to breakdowns in HA. Install explosion protected equipment & wiring systems.

Our Trainers

EEHA Training (Electrical Equipment for Hazardous Areas)

Our Electrical Equipment for Hazardous Areas (EEHA) Training course (Ex Course, HA Course, or Hazardous Area Training Course) is intended for electrical workers, technicians, and engineers involved with installing and maintaining electrical equipment in hazardous areas to Australian Standards AS/NZS 4761.1 and AS/NZS 4761.2.

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Course Description
This Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas course covers the principles of hazardous area installation, maintenance, inspections, and breakdowns of explosion-protection equipment with a high emphasis of practical inspections. Endorsement offered for Ex ‘d’, Ex ‘e’, Ex ‘i’, Ex ‘m’, Ex ‘n’, Ex ‘p’, Ex ‘t’, Ex ‘m’, Ex ‘pD’ and mixed explosion-protection techniques.

Currently Training EEHA in: Mackay, Brisbane, Newcastle, Darwin, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Cairns, Townsville, Hobart and New Zealand (NZ).
Specialized onsite Hazardous Area Training training is also available upon enquiry here or by calling one of our consultants on 1300 761 366.

This course is for fully qualified and licensed Electrical Tradespeople with or without previous experience working with explosion protections experience within coal mining, gas and dust industries. Our Hazardous Area Training course has been designed with a new starter in mind but with enough technical knowledge to stimulate even the most educated student. So if you plan to work in the LNG industry, Coal industry, or petrochemical industries than Volt Edge is the training provider you need when completing your Electrical Equipment for Hazardous Areas.

The course is Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas Training and the course material was designed by Tony McKewin who has 28 years hazardous area experience and has an Associate Diploma in Electrical Engineering as well as being a qualified Electrician.
 

Course Delivery
Delivered in a 5 day holistic theory and assessment block with an online self-paced component before and after the face to face delivery.

The Volume of Learning for this program will comprise of:
40 hours of pre-reading.
45 hours of supervised instruction including:

30 hours of supervised theory instruction and discussions.
15 hours of supervised assessment activities (written and practical).

Up to 10 hours of capstone assessment (online) including revision if required.
 

Training is completed face to face.

24hr access to Volt Edge support network.

View our calendar to see which dates suits you.

 

Unit of Competencies

Unit Code Unit Name
UEENEEM080A Report on the integrity of explosion – protected equipment in hazardous area.
UEENEEM019A Attend to breakdowns in hazardous areas – Coal Mining.
UEENEEM020A Attend to breakdowns in hazardous areas – Gas Atmospheres.
UEENEEM021A Attend to breakdowns in hazardous areas – Dust Atmospheres.
UEENEEM022A Attend to breakdowns in hazardous areas – Pressurisation.
UEENEEM023A Install explosion-protected equipment and wiring systems – Coal Mining.
UEENEEM024A Install explosion-protected equipment and wiring systems – Gas Atmospheres.
UEENEEM025A Install explosion-protected equipment and wiring systems – Dust Atmospheres.
UEENEEM026A Install explosion-protected equipment and wiring systems – Pressurisation.
UEENEEM027A Maintain equipment in hazardous areas – Coal Mining.
UEENEEM028A Maintain equipment in hazardous areas – Gas Atmospheres.
UEENEEM029A Maintain equipment in hazardous areas – Dust Atmospheres.
UEENEEM030A Maintain equipment in hazardous areas – Pressurisation.
UEENEEM038A Conduct testing of hazardous areas installations – Coal Mining.
UEENEEM039A Conduct testing of hazardous areas installations – Gas Atmospheres.
UEENEEM040A Conduct testing of hazardous areas installations – Dust Atmospheres.
UEENEEM041A Conduct testing of hazardous areas installations – Pressurisation.
UEENEEM042A Conduct visual inspection of hazardous areas installations.
UEENEEM043A Conduct detailed inspection of hazardous areas installations – Coal Mining.
UEENEEM044A Conduct detailed inspection of hazardous areas installations – Gas Atmospheres.
UEENEEM045A Conduct detailed inspection of hazardous areas installations – Dust Atmospheres.
UEENEEM046A Conduct detailed inspection of hazardous areas installations – Pressurisation.
UEENEEM054A Plan electrical installations of hazardous areas – Gas
UEENEEM055A Plan electrical installations of hazardous areas – Dust
UEENEEM056A Plan electrical installations of hazardous areas – Pressurisation

 

EEHA has apart of the package for UEE42611 – Certificate IV in Hazardous Areas – Electrical. Click here for further explanation as to those qualification details.
Pre-requisites
Students must hold an Unrestricted Electricians Licence or equivalent issued in an Australian State or Territory.
Further, Students must hold the pre-requisite units to be eligible to attain the Nationally Recognised outcome. Please contact Volt Edge to ensure you meet the requirements.
 

Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment listing the competencies above.
As such, you will have the skills to:



 

Course Cost and Duration
EEHA (5 Day) $ 2,400 (GST Free).
EEHA Refresher(2 Day) $ 1,100 (GST Included).
EEHA Overhaul (5 Day) $ 2,400 (GST Free) (Explosion Protected Equipment Overhaul).

 

EEHA REFRESHER – RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
If you have previously completed the EEHA course and have worked in a related industry you are eligible to do the Hazardous Area Training EEHA refresher course. The EEHA, Electrical Equipment for Hazardous Areas course is initially a 5 day course but if done as a EEHA refresher it is a 2 day course, only electricians that have previously completed an EEHA accredited course can complete the EEHA refresher course.This is an RPL and requires you to prove your work history – to apply for the RPL please send through your previous Statement of Attainment and contact information to Volt Edge Training. From there you will receive a phone call interview to verify your eligibility for the EEHA refresher course.
 

UEE42611 Certificate IV in Hazardous Areas – Electrical
Upgrade your Statement of Attainment to a full qualification to excel even further, complete the Gap Training to your qualifications and receive a full UEE42611 Certificate IV in Hazardous Areas – Electrical, simply by completing an additional four units of competency, it’s that easy! Our UEE42611 Certificate IV in Hazardous Areas – Electrical course is offered nation-wide as the EEHA 5 day course then 4 units online self-paced.Click here for further explanation as to those qualification details.