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.
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..
24hr access to Volt Edge support network.
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 inspection (Visual, close and Detailed).
→ Select and check equipment, wiring and accessories.
Benefit from the close and detailed guidance of our trainers in person.
Conduct visually detailed inspections of hazardous areas installations.
Maintain equipment in hazardous areas. Conduct testing of hazardous areas.
Attend to breakdowns in HA. Install explosion protected equipment & wiring systems.
|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|
To gain a Nationally Recognised outcome, students are required to hold a Certificate III in Electrotechnology (or similar) or an Unrestricted Australian Electrical Licence. If you do not hold the pre-requisites and require the skills and knowledge you can attend and gain a Statement of Attendance.
EEHA (5 Days) $ 2,400 (GST Free).
EEHA Refresher (2 Days) $ 1,100 (GST Incl).
EEHA Overhaul (5 Days) $ 2,400 (GST Free) – Explosion Protected Equipment Overhaul.
EEHA has apart of the package for UEE42611 – Certificate IV in Hazardous Areas – Electrical. Click here for further explanation as to those qualification details.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org. From there you will receive a phone call interview to verify your eligibility for the 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.
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.
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.
Being a Hazardous Areas specialist, Mark has 10+ years’ experience with engineering of Hazardous Areas.
Has worked as a commissioning technician and manager, lead engineer, and trainer, for over 35 years in many industrial plants and refineries.
As an experienced engineer, Greg has extensive knowledge as to EEHA, HV and EEM fields.
Paul is a qualified Cert III in Refrigeration and Electrician. He brings his vast experience in coal and gold mines as a superintendent and a happy disposition, to his classrooms.
With over 15 years in the electrical field, Grant has specialised in HA construction for oil and gas.
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