CompEx Responsible Person (Ex14)

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.

The CompEx EX14 aims to assist Responsible Persons to meet their legal obligations with regard to maintaining an asset register and implementing a practical approach to the inspection and maintenance of equipment in explosive atmospheres utilising IEC 60079 Parts 14 & 17 and offering the basis of best practice in this regard.

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.

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

 Appropriate Legal Requirements:
• Legislation overview
• ATEX 137/DSEAR Overview – key elements designed to illustrate Best Practice
• DSEAR Reg. 7 (or national equivalent to be developed by local centre)
• DSEAR ACOP / ATEX 137 Guidance (or national equivalent to be developed by local centre)
Framework Guidance:
• RG101 “Accreditation for the Inspection of Electrical Equipment and Installations in Potentially Explosive
Atmosphere HSE”
• Safe working procedures for Explosive Atmospheres-ref 60079-14
• Requirements of 60079-14/17 “knowledge, skills & competences”
• Working knowledge of IEC 60079 parts 10-1, 10-2, 14, 17
• EC&I Delivery Guide HSE
• Inspection and remedial action strategy (Quantum analysis/prioritisation)
• Overview of IEC 60079-19 – Repair and IECEx Service Facilities
• Competency criteria and assessment

  • Location

    Falkirk Campus

  • Availability


  • Start date

    08 March 2021

  • End date

    11 March 2021

  • SCQF Level

    Level 9

  • Cost per person