Take part in the training

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

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.

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.

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.

Grant Collingwood

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

EEHA Training ( Electrical Equipment for Hazardous Areas)

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.Our Hazardous Area Training course has been designed with a new starter in mind but with enough technical knowledge to stimulated 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. 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.

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. 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.

Content 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.

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:
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.

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

 

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.

Course Cost and Duration

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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EEHA Refresher

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 training@voltedge.com.au. 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.

UEE42611 Certificate IV in HA – 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.