CompEx Ex 01-04 Course

Course Overview

The CompEx Ex01-Ex04 Gas and vapours qualification has been developed for electrical and instrument technicians working in hazardous locations where gases or vapours can form explosive atmospheres. Practical “hands-on” training and assessment take place in a realistic simulated environment, giving attendees a comprehensive learning experience that is directly related to a true industry setting.  This qualification focuses on the minimum specifications identified in IEC60079:0, IEC60079:10.1, IEC60079:14, and IEC60079:17

Upon completion of the CompEx Ex01-04 course, the student will be able to:                                                                                                                  

  • Demonstrate installation and inspection skills in hazardous areas.                                                 
  • Understand the basics of Ex protection methods and where each may be used.
  • Demonstrate understanding of Ex markings     
  • Understand which activities are and are not allowed with regard to maintenance and repairs.  

The course covers the following topics:

  • History of Explosive Atmospheres
  • Standards and Directives
  • General principles
  • Area Classification
  • Sources of ignition
  • Certification and Ex Markings
  • Protection Concepts
  • Wiring systems & Installation methods
  • Inspection and maintenance to IEC 60079-14 & 17

For Registration Details


EUTEX International is the leading electrical supplier of hazardous area products and services around the globe!

EUTEX is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company that provides hazardous area electrical products including cables, glands, and accessories. The company holds IECEx service facility status which allows our staff to provide hazardous area inspection and maintenance services along with staff training and assembly certification to ensure safe operations in potentially explosive environments.

Working in potentially explosive areas involves multiple risks, so minimizing those risks for the staff and assets is our highest priority.

We have been serving the energy industry since 1998 consistently working towards a safer work environment. EUTEX has built an extensive global footprint by supporting customers who really care about safety by making sure the products and services are a good fit for their purpose and compliant with international and local standards.

To date, EUTEX has registered offices and training centers in Australia, Canada, India, Myanmar, Scotland, Singapore, Thailand, and United Arab Emirates to better serve our global clientele.



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