Internationally Recognised CompEx EX14 Certificate of Core Competence
The CompEx EX14 module aims to assist Responsible Persons meet their legal obligations with regard to maintaining an asset register and implementing a practical approach to the inspection and maintenance of equipment in explosive atmospheres utilising IEC 60079 Parts 14 & 17 and offering the basis of best practice in this regard.
Who should attend the Ex14 Course?
The ExVeritas CompEx Ex14 course has been designed specifically for people who have the responsibility for scheduling inspections, determining inspection frequencies and types of inspection, checking inspection team competence, reviewing inspection results and taking appropriate actions based on the inspection results. People who would like to understand the role or wish to move in to the management or analysis of inspections would also benefit from this course.
Ex14 Responsible Person Course Syllabus
- Overview of Explosive Atmospheres- explosions and case studies
- Terminology explanations (ATEX Marking etc.)
- Area Classification for Inspection Engineers
- Management tools and methodologies for Inspection Management
- Assessing Competence
- Risk Assessment
- Calibration and Safety Devices (trips and test intervals)
- Explosion Protection Levels (categories and EPL) & Protection Concepts
- Ex Inspection requirements
- Determining inspection frequency and type (IEC60079-17)
- Ex Inspection covering visual, close and detailed inspections for all concepts
- Analysing and acting on Ex Inspection data (including EI Guidance on Managing Ex Inspection)
- Environmental factors
- Understanding Risk based approaches
- Assigning fault codes and actions
- Appropriate Maintenance and feedback to the ‘system’
- Example Ex Database Management (Analysis, Schedule and Remedial)
The ExVeritas EX14 Course also has seven unique ‘homework’ assignments and practice exams to ensure that all delegates are properly prepared for all of the final qualification examinations.
Examinations for EX14
- Pre-Assessment test (multi choice)
- Part 1 – technical (multi choice – open book)
- Part 2 – scenario / case study (data analysis – closed book)
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.
Ex14 Course Lecturers
Mr Peter Roberts, who has over 30 years’ experience in this field including 10 years teaching CompEx courses and participating in CompEx working groups. Mr Roberts has worked in Industory as a Responsible Person and fully understands the role and responsibilities.
Mr Sean Clarke CEng MSc has over 25 years experience in this field including many specialist courses such as risk assessment and area classification. A Chartered Electrical Engineer, Mr Clarke has a vast depth of knowledge in this area and has written Ex asset management software (iEx Inspection).
2019 Course Dates
25th – 28th February, 17th – 20th June, 30th September – 3rd October and 25th – 28th November
Course Cost & Booking
CompEx Ex14 is a 4 day course with lunch and refreshments provided, it costs £1600 +VAT and can be booked on credit card or via a company purchase order.
Bookings can be taken by completing the on-line form below.