ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

Area Classification & Selection of Equipment

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About the course

Course Objectives

Towards the end of the training, the participants will be able to:

  • Apply an in-depth knowledge on CompEx installation, maintenance and inspection for equipment in hazardous areas classification
  • Identify the requirements for inspection, maintenance and repair of explosion protected equipments
  • Select electrical equipments in hazardous areas and identify the types of protections
  • Apply proper precautions to be taken during dismantling and reassembly of the equipment
  • Recognize the environmental conditions including corrosion, ingress of water, accumulation of dust, etc.
  • Familiarize the design of EX Equipment and carryout the correct inspection
  • Discuss the wiring system, enclosure entries, cable glanding and earthing
  • Recognize the inspection maintenance requirements of IEC/EN 60079-17
  • Familiarize with the particular techniques to be employed in the selection and erection of equipment referred to in IEC/EN 60079-14
  • Use and produce installation records including the production of job reports to the user
  • Employ practical skills for the preparation and installation of relevant concepts of protection
  • Discuss earthing, bonding and their importance as well as employ proper selection of EX equipment

Course Outline

  • Electrical Equipment Selection in Hazardous Areas and Types of Protections
  • Precautions to be Taken During Dismantling and Reassembly of the Equipment
  • Understanding of Environmental Conditions
  • Corrosion
  • Ingress of Water
  • Accumulation of Dust, Etc.
  • Familiarity of the Design of EX Equipment
  • Inspection of EX equipment
  • Understanding the Wiring System, Enclosure Entries, Cable Glanding and Earthing
  • General Understanding of Inspection and Maintenance Requirements of IEC/EN 60079-17
  • Familiarity with the Particular Techniques to be Employed in the Selection and Erection of Equipment Referred to in IEC/EN 60079-14
  • Using and Production of Installation Records and Production of Job Reports to the User
  • Practical Skills Necessary for the Preparation and Installation of Relevant Concepts of Protection
  • Hands on Training
  • Selection of EX Equipment
  • Earthing and Bonding and Their Importance
  • Presentation of Course Certificates

Course Methodology

A variety of methodologies will be used during the course that includes:

  • (30%) Based on Case Studies
  • (30%) Techniques
  • (30%) Role Play
  • (10%) Concepts
  • Pre-test and Post-test
  • Variety of Learning Methods
  • Lectures
  • Case Studies and Self Questionaires
  • Group Work
  • Discussion
  • Presentation

Who should attend

This course is intended for engineers, supervisors, senior technicians and technicians

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