Safe Use of Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas

Understand the hazards of operating and maintaining electrical equipment within Hazardous Areas.

Location: Stockton-On-Tees High Voltage Training Centre

Assessment: Written Examination

Certificate Gained:  PASS Certificate of Competency in Safe Use of Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas (Certificate of Attendance will be provided for those who do not pass the assessments)

Entry Requirements: Basic knowledge of potential dangers associated within hazardous working environments

Included: Course entry and examination costs, lunch and refreshments (tea, coffee and juice)

Reading Requirements: There are no peripheral reading requirements for this course

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About the Hazardous Areas Course

This course is designed for operatives working in hazardous environments. It provides a theoretical overview of the hazards associated with installing, operating and maintaining electrical equipment within hazardous areas.

The Hazardous Areas course is ideally suited to personnel who work in a position, or are responsible for undertaking work activities within areas which contain hazardous gases, hazardous dust or vapours which could be potentially explosive. Particularly within the oil and gas industry, refineries and petrochemical plants.

This course aims to provide personnel with the knowledge to ensure that their operations are undertaken safely and with the required level of competence.

What’s Covered In the Course?

The following subjects are covered as part of this course:

• Petrochemical processing plants
• Refining plants
• Offshore Platforms
• Petrol Filling Stations
• Paint Spraying Facilities
• Gas Works
• Pressurisation (EExP)
• Intrinsic Safety (IS)
• Hazardous Dust Areas

What Assessments Are There?

After completing all of the modules, you’ll take part in a written examination which must be passed to receive the certificate of competence.

Are There any Entry Requirements?

Candidates should possess a strong working knowledge of the potential dangers associated with Hazardous Areas. Anyone attending this training programme should have a good level of spoken and written English.

About the PASS High Voltage Training Centre

To train to safely work with high voltage equipment, you need a realistic simulation of the actual conditions you’ll face when working on-site. The PASS high voltage training centre has been designed to give you this experience, with real switchgear, transformers and other HV equipment for you to work with during your course.

Our courses are led by experienced HV training professionals, each of whom has worked for several decades in the HV industry. When you’re not out performing practical tasks in the HV centre, you’ll be in our classrooms learning the important theory behind your course, or relaxing in our canteen for your provided lunch.

The PASS High Voltage  training centre is in Stockton-On-Tees, which is situated in North East England. It’s within easy access from all major motorways such as the A1 and A19 and is excellent for anyone travelling from Sunderland, Durham, Newcastle and the surrounding area. If you are travelling from further away or overseas, we can help you with finding a place to stay during the course and ensure you have everything you’ll need during your stay.

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