CompEx Courses

Mechanical
Unit Ex11

 

FORTHCOMING COURSE DATES:

12 - 14 November 2018 - Full
3 - 5 December 2018 - Full

7-9 January 2019
18-20 February 2019
18-20 March 2019
15-17 April 2019
20-22 May 2019
10-12 June 2019
22-24 July 2019 

 


OVERVIEW
This course is to determine the core competency of mechanical personnel. The aim is to provide mechanical personnel with the knowledge of potentially hazardous explosive atmospheres and, on successful completion, will give them a nationally recognised certificate of core competence.

EX 11 meets with the competency requirements for EN 13463 Parts 1, 5 & 6 for operatives working with mechanical equipment.

Candidates wishing to undertake this course should have a mechanical background and will need to have a signed letter of competency from their employer.


COURSE CONTENT
The course covers the following areas:

  1. Directives and Legislation
  2. Area Classification
  3. Equipment for use in Hazardous Areas
  4. Gas Groups
  5. Temperature Classification
  6. Basic Principles of Flammable Compounds
  7. Protection Methods of non-electrical Equipment
  8. Inspection and Maintenance of Bearings
  9. Lubrication
  10. Seals
  11. Couplings
  12. Belt Drives
  13. Upper and Lower Flammability Levels
  14. Light Metals
  15. Inspection types and Grades
  16. Mechanical Containment
  17. Recommendations on Thread Engagement
  18. Cavitation
  19. Vibration
  20. Fluid Groups
  21. Flash Points and Ignition Temperatures

ASSESSMENT

The assessment is held on the third day of the course and will include one multi-choice written exam paper and a practical inspection exercise, involving both visual and close inspections of mechanical equipment.  There is also an installation component within the assessment which requires the demonstration of safe and competent practice while working on process pipework.


COURSE DURATION
Three days


VENUE
SETA, Millbrook, Southampton




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