CompEx Design (Ex12)

Please note that due to COVID-19, this course will be delivered on-campus with reduced student numbers and physical distancing measures in place.

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CompEx 12 Design and Application Engineers Core Competence Certification (Ex 12A & 12B)

Competency Certificate for professional Application Design Engineers and Project Engineers who understands the risks associated with the correct design and selection of electrical installations for use in explosive atmospheres.

Ex12 meets the competency requirements of IEC 60079-14 for Designers (design & selection)
Ex12A - Design of Non-Intrinsically Safe electrical equipment installations in explosive atmospheres; and
Ex12B - Design of Intrinsically Safe electrical equipment in explosive atmospheres.

From 1 April 2019, Compex have introduced the CompEx ID card as mandatory, the cost of this is £25 and is included in our price of £1600pp.

Using ITA?

This course is eligible for ITA funding. If you wish to use ITA funding towards the cost of this course, you must first apply for the ITA funding through the My World of Work website. Once you’ve applied for funding, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to book your course.

• Legislation
• Standards and the certification process
• Explosive Atmospheres General Principles
• Area Classification
• Ex equipment marking
• How Concepts of protection work from a Designers perspective
• ATEX and IECEx Equipment Protection levels (EPL)
• Assemblies and hybrid concepts
• Detailed design and Installation Practices (Electrical and I.S) in accordance with IEC 60079-14
• Intrinsic Safety System Design – this is a very detailed part of the course
• A review of a selection of electrical and I.S. equipment and systems
• Documentation

The course includes four separate written exams (core paper, marking paper, design paper and standards paper) which take approximately seven hours in total.

Electrical/instrumentation Designers & Engineers, Maintenance Engineers and Project Engineers working within hazardous areas.

Electrical/instrumentation Designers & Engineers, Maintenance Engineers and Project Engineers relevant qualifications or company support letter.

• Legislation
• Standards and the certification process
• Explosive Atmospheres General Principles
• Area Classification
• Ex equipment marking
• How Concepts of protection work from a Designers perspective
• ATEX and IECEx Equipment Protection levels (EPL)
• Assemblies and hybrid concepts
• Detailed design and Installation Practices (Electrical and I.S) in accordance with IEC 60079-14
• Intrinsic Safety System Design – this is a very detailed part of the course
• A review of a selection of electrical and I.S. equipment and systems
• Documentation

The course includes four separate written exams (core paper, marking paper, design paper and standards paper) which take approximately seven hours in total.

 Further advice for evening applicants:

- Course places are only secured after payment/funding has been arranged.

- Fees of less than £150 must be paid in full.

- Payment by instalment is available, provided the course fee is greater than £150. Instalments must be paid via direct debit over a 4-month period and a 30% deposit is required in order to secure your place. You will not be able to apply online if paying by direct debit, please contact Evening Admissions.

- If a student fails to notify the College that they no longer require their course place, or withdraws from their course within 2 weeks - a £25 administration fee will be charged. As per the College Tuition Fees and Refund Policy, tuition fees are non-refundable except under exceptional circumstances.

- Refunds will only be given if the course is cancelled or significantly altered by the College.

Refer to our Tuition Fee Information on the College website.

Location

Falkirk Campus

Availability

9

Start date

04 July 2022

End date

08 July 2022

SCQF Level

Level 7

Cost per person

£1600.00