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Skills obtained in this course:

Inspections

Conduct visually detailed inspections of hazardous areas installations.

Maintain & Testing

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

Simulated Work Environment

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

Installs & Breakdowns

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

 

Our Trainers

Tony McKewin

As the Managing Director (and owner), Tony has 25+ years’ experience in both the mining and LNG industries. He has been training EEHA and HV since 2009. Tony is the Author of the Training material.

Grant Collingwood

With over 15 years in the electrical field, Grant has specialised in HA construction for oil and gas.

Greg Potter

As an experienced engineer, Greg has extensive knowledge as to EEHA, HV and EEM fields.

Paul Clack

Paul brings his vast experience in coal and goal mines as a superintendent to his classrooms.

Mark Harvey

Being a Hazardous Areas specialist, Mark has 10+ years’ experience with engineering of Hazardous Areas.

Peter Hablutzel

Has worked as a commissioning technician and manager, lead engineer, and trainer, for over 35 years in many industrial plants and refineries.

EEHA Refresher

Course Description

This course acts a refresher to students who have previously taken the Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas (EEHA) units but require an update on industry changes or a simple reminder of the theory and practical covered in EEHA units. The EEHA course is for Electricians who work or plan to work in hazardous areas; Coal Mine / Gas Drainage Plants / Food Processing / LNG / Timber Milling / Petrochemical Industries. It covers the principles of hazardous area classification, explosion-protection techniques, equipment installation requirements, inspections, and procedures for breakdowns and maintenance, with theory and practical components.

Content Delivery

Delivered in a 2 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.
18 hours of supervised instruction including:

5 hours of supervised theory instruction and discussions.

13 hours of supervised assessment activities (written and practical).
Up to 10 hours of capstone assessment (online) including revision if required.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will:
Be issued a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment in Installation and Maintenance of Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas.
Become update to date in current legislation and the modern industry.
Renew your Hazardous Area qualifications.

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 a 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 area — coal mining.
UEENEEM028A Maintain equipment in hazardous area — gas atmospheres.
UEENEEM029A Maintain equipment in hazardous area — dust atmospheres.
UEENEEM030A Maintain equipment in hazardous area — 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.

 

Pre-requisites

This course is identified as a recognised competency for an EEHA competent electrician to AS/NZS4761.1 in hazardous industries and it is also identified as being recognised by the Coal Mining Safety and Health Advisory Committee for an Underground Electrician. To gain a Nationally Recognised outcome, students are required to hold a Certificate III in Electrotechnology or an Unrestricted Australian Electrical Licence. Also, to undertake the refresher you must have completed an EEHA course previously and hold current/recent site experience.

If you hold an unrestricted Australian Electrical Licence or Instrumentation Licence, that meets the pre-requisites, and you have successfully completed an EEHA qualification previously or have extensive industry knowledge you may be eligible to complete the EEHA Online Refresher.

Course Cost and Duration

In person: $ 1,100.00 (GST Incl).
Online: $ 550.00 (GST Incl).

 

This course is available to take online or in person. If you’d like to take this course online, the volume of learning will comprise of:
40 hours of pre-reading.
15 hours of assessment activity (written).
Up to 10 hours of capstone assessment (online) including revision if required.