CompEx Gas & Vapours (Ex01-04)

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

Please click here to read important information regarding CompEx extensions for certification.

CompEx 01-04 provides candidates with the relevant training and practical assessments on the installation, maintenance and inspection of electrical and instrumental systems in a flammable gas, vapour or mist environment. Our training facilities are unique and custom built to include a realistic working environment and simulated hazardous areas. The 5 day course is split into separate theory and practical elements and candidates will be assessed in each followed by a multiple choice question paper. Successful completion of this course will result in an industry wide recognised certificate of competency validation.

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 £995pp.

All candidates must report to our Falkirk Campus reception at 8.30am on the first day of training.

Candidates are required to bring the following to the course:

Proof of electrical/instrument qualification i.a.w JTL925 which should be original copies of the following:

  • SJIB/JIB Card
  • NVQ/SVQ Level 3 (Electrical) qualifications
  • Recognised Apprenticeship Certificate
  • Completed Company Letter signed by TA

If unable to provide any of the above documents, please complete a company letter before attending.

Photographic ID which should be either of the following:

  • SJIB/JIB Card
  • Passport
  • Driver’s Licence

Note of your National Insurance Number

P.P.E Minimum: Overalls & Safety footwear.

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.

If the dates below do not meet your requirements additional dates/spaces may be available. Please call 01324 403173 or e-mail: training@forthvalley.ac.uk to enquire.

Theory (3 days)
  • General principles of hazardous areas
  • Standards, directives, certification and marking
  • Equipment types Ex d, Ex e, Ex n and Ex p
  • Other equipment types
  • Intrinsic safety
  • Wiring systems
  • Inspection and maintenance to IEC 60079-17
Practical (2 days)
  • Ex01: Preparation and installation of Ex d, e and n systems
  • Ex 02: Inspection and maintenance of Ex d, e and n systems
  • Ex03: Preparation and installation of Ex i systems
  • Ex04: Inspection and maintenance of Ex i systems 
Multi Choice Exam
  • Online Multiple Choice Underpinning Knowledge Exam.
Certificate Issued: CompEx Certificate of Core Competence

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.

Please note ITA funding for this course should not be applied for until your place is secured.

  • Location

    Falkirk Campus

  • Availability

    0

  • Start date

    07 December 2020

  • End date

    11 December 2020

  • SCQF Level

    Level 7

  • Cost per person

    £995.00

  • Location

    Falkirk Campus

  • Availability

    2

  • Start date

    11 January 2021

  • End date

    15 January 2021

  • SCQF Level

    Level 7

  • Cost per person

    £995.00

  • Location

    Falkirk Campus

  • Availability

    2

  • Start date

    25 January 2021

  • End date

    29 January 2021

  • SCQF Level

    Level 7

  • Cost per person

    £995.00