1. CompEx;
    1. Foundation;
    2. Ex 01;
    3. Ex 02;
    4. Ex 03;
    5. Ex 04;
    6. Ex 05;
    7. Ex 06;
    8. Ex 11;
    9. Ex 12;
    10. Ex 14;
    11. Ex 15;
  2. Fire and Explosion Protection.

Protechnis offers CompEx training at either the clients campus, or at a fixed center based in the UK. Please contact us for more information.

Course Aims and Objectives

Protechnis is a JTLimited Certified CompEx Training Centre providing open courses and international corporate tailored packages of selected CompEx courses.

We also offer the following courses internationally and in the UK, from Stokesley:

CompEx Foundation unit – ExF –provides a basic understanding of working in explosive atmospheres

Aimed at Non-Practitioners, supervisors and managers to enable a greater appreciation of the hazards associated with working in explosive atmospheres and to promote safe working practices. No prior knowledge required.

CompEx – Ex 12 Hazardous Area Design Course

Aimed at designers and project engineers and provides an understanding of the risks associated and enables selection of the correct electrical equipment for use in explosive atmospheres.

CompEx – Ex-01 to Ex-04 Refresher Training – Gases and Vapours – Preparation Inspection and Maintenance (UK only).

On completion of the course the delegates will have gained an understanding of:

Ex01 Preparation and Installation of Ex‘d’ Ex‘e’ Ex‘n’ and Ex‘p’ systems in potentially explosive atmospheres.
Ex02 Inspection and Maintenance of Ex‘d’ Ex‘e’ Ex‘n’ and Ex‘p’ systems in potentially explosive atmospheres.
Ex03 Preparation and Installation of Ex’i’ systems in potentially explosive atmospheres.
Ex04 Inspection and Maintenance of Ex’i’ systems in potentially explosive atmospheres.

Course Duration & Candidate Requirements and Numbers

The course duration is five days for the main certificate and two days for the refresher certificate.

To register for the course, it is mandatory that the candidate and their employer are able to demonstrate that the candidate has electrical experience and works in the field of electrical installation and maintenance. It is also mandatory that the candidate’s provide proof of identification.

A minimum of 14 candidates are required for the course.

Typical Course Schedule and Contents

Typical teaching hours would be 9am – 4pm with 45 minutes for lunch and 2 x 20 minute breaks. However the teaching timetable may be arranged to suit the Client’s requirements (e.g. prayer times etc.) a typical standard arrangement would be as shown below:-

All breaks and mealtimes are to take place on the Client’s premises.

Day 1 & Day 2

Classroom based theory covering general hazardous area principles and techniques, Ex‘d’ Ex‘e’ Ex‘n’ Ex‘p’ and Ex’i’.

NOTE: The Client shall make available an area such as a conference room or classroom for the theory based section of the course, and refreshment and welfare facilities.

The course will be delivered in the English language.

Day 3

9:00am – 10:40am Correct Glanding Techniques

11:00am – 4:00pm Introduction to assessment area then Ex01 input and assessment.

Day 4

9:00am – 10:40am Introduction to assessment area then Ex02 input and assessment.

11:00am – 2:00pm Intrinsic Safety theory

2:30pm – 4:00pm Introduction to assessment area then Ex04 input and assessment.

Day 5

9.00am – 12.30pm Introduction to assessment area then Ex03 input and assessment.

1:15pm – 4:00pm Tutorial and Multi Choice question paper test.
Assessment and Certification

Each unit requires the candidate to complete a competence validation test consisting of a multi choice question paper along with a practical assessment utilising the training unit.

A CompEx certificate of core competence will be issued by JTL to all candidates who successfully complete the assessment tests.

The CompEx Certificate of Core Competence is valid for up to 5 years from the date of issue and must be refreshed before the certificate expiry date.

Re-sits can be given for those candidates failing any of the practical assessments or multi-choice exam paper at extra cost.

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