Ex01-Ex04 CompEx Inspection and Installation

Ex01-04 CompEx Inspection & Installation Course

CompEx Certificate of Core Competence

The Ex01-Ex04 CompEx Inspection & Installation Course is designed for underpinning knowledge and practical assessment of electrical personnel who undertake the physical installation and assembly of new ‘Ex’ equipment and, who perform preventive maintenance and inspections on previously installed equipment.

If you are new to industrial installation and want a primer course we offer CompEx Foundation Plus to train and assist people prior to attending this intensive course.

The CompEx Ex01-Ex04 Certificate of Core Competence is based on practical assessment and a written theory exam taken over 2 days. It is preceded with an intensive 3 day  course with practical demonstrations and hands on-training. As ExVeritas are also an ATEX Notified Body, we have 250 years Ex experience within our company including specialist instructors in many areas such as area classification or intrinsic safety, this means we can answer all of your questions, all of the time.
ExVeritas have one of the largest resources of qualified, experienced  and accredited CompEx lectures and operate 7 centres worldwide.

CompEx Inspection & Installation Course Course Content

  • General principles, sources of ignition and apparatus protection
  • Standards, Certification and Ex Marking
  • Protection Concepts
  • Area Classification
  • Combined (hybrid) methods of protection
  • Wiring systems, enclosure entries, cable glanding and earthing to IEC/BS EN60079-14
  • Inspection and maintenance to BS EN 60079-17
  • Induction to competence validation testing
  • Permit to work system and safe isolation where requested
  • Practical examples
  • Includes 2 days of written exams and practical assessment

CompEx Inspection & Installation Course Certification

CompEx National Certificate of Core Competence valid for 5-years.

The Refresher Course must be attended prior to the expiry date of the new certificate to ensure continuity of the certification and issue of a new 5-year certificate. Candidates are required to supply their own PPE, i.e. coveralls, safety glasses and safety footwear. Also required is evidence of vocational qualifications as detailed in the awarding body (JTL) document JTL925. Appropriate electrical or instrumentation qualifications include proof of having completed a recognized apprenticeship, level 3 S/NVQ or equivalent.

2022 Course Dates

Wrexham UK:  19th – 23rd September, 24th – 28th October, 21st – 25th November, 12th – 16th December

2023 Course Dates

Wrexham UK:  16th – 20th January, 13th – 17th February, 13th – 17th March, 17th – 21st April, 15th – 19th May, 12th – 16th June, 10th – 14th July, 14th – 18th August, 11th – 15th September, 16th -20th October, 13th – 17th November, 11th – 15th December.

09:00 to 16:30 Course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers. Individual delegate finishing time will depend on the length of time taken for assessment.

Course Cost & Booking

The CompEx Ex01 – Ex04 Course is a full 5 day course, cost £975 GBP* + VAT per delegate including lunch and refreshments and can be booked on credit card or via a company purchase order.
*From 1st April 2019, Compex have introduced the CompEx ID card as mandatory for Modules Ex01-Ex06, Ex11, Ex12, Ex14. In line with CompEx fee terms £25.00 is charged in addition to the course cost for the CompEx ID Card.
Bookings can be taken by completing the on line form below.

Why CompEx Ex01-04 at ExVeritas?

As ExVeritas are also a UK Government Appointed Body for UKCA ‘Ex’, an ATEX Notified Body and an IECEx Certification Body, we have 400 years Ex experience within our Group including specialist instructors in many areas such as area classification or intrinsic safety, this means we can answer all of your questions, 

ExVeritas uses our in house developed cloud-based e-learning system called ‘Learn Ex,’ once registered candidates can have immediate access to course notes which are updated electronically.  Simply visit LearnEx for further details about the benefits of this unique system. 

The only training ExVeritas do is Hazardous Area Training – We are UKAS accredited experts in this field, and as such have the leading instructors and facilities to ensure you will receive the very best instruction and assessment available anywhere. Our Ex01-04 inspection and installation rigs comply with the very latest EN60079-14 and CompEx requirements and our course cover both the core CompEx requirements and additional new requirements from EN60079-14/17.

We have a comfortable air-conditioned lecture room with HD projectors and audio and up-to-date practical facilities mirroring the requirements of the latest editions of the Standards. We offer hot and/or cold food at lunchtimes and complimentary hot drinks, snacks and Wi-Fi throughout your visit