CompEx Foundation Plus / Foundation Course

Gas & Vapours (ExF)

Course Duration (Days) :


Assessment :

Theoretical – 30MCQ

Practical ( Applicable for CompEx foundation (plus) course only)

-Glanding and termination of SWA Power Cable
-Glanding and termination of braided IS cable

Certification :
CompEx Foundation / Foundation (Plus) certification
Awarded by JTLimited UK (Valid for 5 years)


This course is aimed at establishing an underpinning knowledge to give an overview of the requirements of working safely in explosive atmosphere. On completion of the course, the participants will be able to:

  • Understand the legislation and directives on explosive atmospheres
  • Understand the basic principles of area classification
  • Understand the principles of the various types of explosion-protected equipment
  • Identify and interpret equipment marking
  • Understand the safe work and isolation practices in hazardous areas and equipment

Who Should Attend

Designed specifically for Training Manager, Project Manager, Purchaser and Non-Practitioners to enable a greter appreciation of the hazards associated with working in explosive atmospheres and the promotion of safe working practices.

Entry Requirements

  • Must have good standards of both written and verbal English.
  • Basic electrical knowledge

Course Syllabus

  • Unit 1 : Introduction to CompEx
  • Unit 2 : General Principles & Hazardous Areas
  • Unit 3 : Standards, Certification & Marking
  • Unit 4 : Protection Types – Electrical & Non-Electrical
  • Unit 5 : Preparation & Installation of ‘Ex’ Cable gland
  • Unit 6 : Inspection, Maintenance & Repair of ‘Ex’ Equipment
  • Unit 7 : Other Safety Matters

Application Procedure

All applications are to be submitted online / via email at least 3 days prior to course commencing date. Successful applicants will receive the course confirmation and payment advisory email. Registration is only confirmed upon full payment of course fees.


CompEx Foundation (ExF)

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