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ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT FOR HAZARDOUS AREAS

EEHA Installation and Maintenance

EEHA Training Course Outline:

This EEHA Course provides the knowledge and skills required to safely install, maintain, test and inspect explosion-protected electrical equipment. Our instructors will cover all aspects of installing, inspecting, reporting, repairing, maintaining and testing equipment in hazardous areas.

EEHA Course Content:
  • Statutory Compliance

  • Australian Standards - AS/NZS 60079 Series Standards

  • Properties of flammable gases and vapours

  • Properties of combustible dusts

  • Hazardous area classification and Zoning

  • Equipment Protection Levels / Groups / Temperature Class

  • Explosion protection principles

  • Explosion protection methods and techniques

  • Explosive atmospheres - Electrical installations design, selection and erection.

  • Explosive atmospheres - Electrical installations inspections and maintenance.

Competencies include:
  • 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-dust atmospheres

  • 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 area installations-coal mining

  • UEENEEM039A Conduct testing of hazardous area installations-gas atmospheres

  • UEENEEM040A Conduct testing of hazardous area installations-dust atmospheres

  • UEENEEM041A Conduct testing of hazardous area installations-pressurisation

  • UEENEEM042A Conduct visual inspection of hazardous area installations

  • UEENEEM043A Conduct detailed inspections of hazardous area installations-coal mining

  • UEENEEM044A Conduct detailed inspections of hazardous area installations-gas atmospheres

  • UEENEEM045A Conduct detailed inspections of hazardous area

Mode of Delivery


This course utilises a blended method of training delivery incorporating initial online theory followed by three days face to face training and assessment.

Online: Approx 16 hours study

Face to face: 3 days

 

Refresher


Industry Recommendation is refresher training for EEHA every three years. This is stay up to date with latest developments in Standards and technologies.

 

Who should attend?

Electrically Qualified Personnel who install, inspect, maintain and test electrical explosion protected equipment in hazardous atmospheres.

 

Is this course Nationally Accredited?

Yes 

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