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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Question 1 : Which of the following pieces of electrical equipment is not Ex certified:
Question 2 : Hazardous Area equipment is divided into groups. In whichlocation can Group I equipment be located?
Mines susceptible to Fire Damp
Industries associated with Surface Petrochemical.
Industries associated with Combustible Dust
Gold and silver mines only.
Question 3 : If new electrical equipment is to be installed in an explosive atmosphere. Which of the following standards should be referenced?
Question 4 : Which item of apparatus can be used with the widest range of gases?
Ex db IIC T4
Ex ia IIB+H2 T4
Ex IIA T3
Ex tD IIIC
Question 5 : If equipment was certified IECExSIM Ex ia IIC T4 / Ex d T4 / DIP A21 – select the best description?
Australian certified and suitable for Gas environments T4, T5, T6
Australia and New Zealand certified for a zone 20 with a dust auto ignition temperature of the below135 Deg C
Certified by Simtars installed in zone 1 or 21 with a gas auto ignition temperature of above135 Deg C
Certified by Simtars installed in Dust only with an autoignition temperaturebelow 135 Deg C
Question 6 : If an item has the following certificate marking: ANZEx 08.2002U; what would this indicate?
The item is a component
Special conditions for use apply
This is a serial number
Question 7 : Which standard identifies the competency required by a personto carry out electrical installations?
Question 8 : A luminaire has an IPrating only of IP68, and no external surface temperaturedata supplied. Which Zone can the light be installed?
It cannot be used in an explosive atmosphere
In zone 21 and 22 only
In zone 20 supplied by SWA
In Zone 2 only
Question 9 : Classification requirements are contained in AS/NZS 60079.10.1 and AS/NZS 60079.10.2, which standard creates the link to legislation?
Question 10 : Which area is most likely to be classified as zone 1?
Around a vent which releases in normal operation
Around the flange joints of pipes carry flammable substances
The space above the liquid level in a tank
around a welded stainless steel pipeline
Question 11 : Which area is most likely to be classified as non-hazardous?
The space above the liquid level in a tank
Around a normally vented vent
Around the flange joints of pipes carrying dangerous substances
Around a welded stainless steel pipeline
Question 12 : Which item of apparatus can be used in an environment containing Carbon Disulphide?
Ex ib IIB T3
Ex da IIB +H2 T1
Ex ia IIA T4
Ex nAc II T6
Question 13 : Which of the following EPL’s isrelated toSurface petrochemical Zone 1if no EPL’s where marked on the classification documentation?
Question 14 : An Ex n IIC T4 enclosure has the following certificate marking: ANZEx 08.2001. Where can this enclosure be located?
The enclosure is for use in a zone 1 and 2, all gas groups with an AIT of >135˚C
The enclosure is for use in zone 2 and all gas groups with an AIT of >135˚C
The enclosure is for use in zone 2 and all gas groups with an IIB of >135˚C
The enclosure is for use in zone 2 and gas groups IIA and IIB only with an AIT of >135˚C
Question 15 : A flameproof motor is marked Ex de IIC T4. What does this typically indicate?
It is Flameproof, certified by a European Notified Body and is suitable for use with all gases which has an ignitiontemperature of T1 to T4
It is Flameproof enclosure with an increased safety terminal box and is suitable for use with all gases which has anignition temperature of T4 to T6
It is Flameproof, certified to the European Standard and is suitable for use with all gases which has an ignitiontemperature of T4 to T6
It is Flameproof with an increased safety terminal box and is suitable for use with all gases which has an ignition temperature of T1 to T4
Question 16 : In the following example, an item of equipment is marked Ex db IIB T6. What does this mean?
It is increased safety and Flameproof and can be used with hydrogen and other IIC gases
It is flameproof EPL ‘Gb’ and can be used with IIA and IIB gases only
It is flameproof and suitable in EPL Mb
It is flameproof and can be used with IIB gases only
Question 17 : If equipment was marked as such; CMI SUREFIT GWPM1BSS MIN DIA 11.4 ANZ Ex07.3024 Ex d e p DIP I/IIC IP 68, which of the below best describes the equipment above?
Is certified for Gas atmospheres only
Is certifiedfor Coal and Gas atmospheres
Is certifiedfor Gas and Dust atmospheres
Is certified for Coal Gas and Dust atmospheres
Question 18 : Which of the following Protection Level’s (EPL’s) most likelyused in a zone 20?
Question 19 : Which of the following best describes the types of glands that can be installed on an Ex e enclosure?
Ex e, Ex n, Ex t
Ex de T4
Ex t, Ex d, Ex e and Ex n
Question 20 : A flameproof control panel complete with switches, relays, and indicator lamps is to be located in a location where flammable gas is likely, the gas group is IIB and the ignition temperature of the flammable gas is 270 degrees Celsius. Which of the following equipment is suitable?
Ex ta IIA T4 Gb
Ex db IIB T5
Ex eb IIB T5
Ex dc IIC T3
Question 21 : Which aspect of a flammable gas has to be taken into account when assessing the temperature rating of the equipment to be used in its presence?
Upper explosive limit
Question 22 : Combustible non-conductive dusts are typically allocated to which sub-group?
Question 23 : Which of the following statements is correct concerning aninsulation tester used in a hazardous area?
The Insulation tester is CAT IV and is ok for use
The Insulation tester is uncertified and must be accompanied by a Permit and personal Gas detector
The insulation tester must be checked prior to entering the Hazardous Area and have a current Calibration Sticker
A insulation tester can never enter a Hazardous Area
Question 24 : If an explosive gas/air mixture is UNLIKELY to occur in normal operation, what will the area classification typically be?
Question 25 : Which item of apparatus can typically be used in a zone 20 if the EPL is appropriate?
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.
Delivered in a 5 day holistic theory and assessment block with an online self-paced component before and after the face to face delivery.
→ 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.
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.
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:
→ Take actions to limit risk of an explosion.
→ Prepare to attend breakdown.
→ Install the equipment and wiring systems.
→ Complete maintenance work inspections and documentation.
→ Conduct testing.
→ Select and check equipment, wiring and accessories.
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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.