Bureau Veritas Italia, an Inspection, Certification and Control Body, with a long and consolidated experience in the field of potentially explosive atmosphere product certification (ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU), is pleased to present the CompEx certification courses.

The CompEx courses are organized in partnership with MMH Malta Academy, center of excellence dedicated to the training and education of the oilfield and marine communities throughout the Mediterranean region and beyond, under ExVeritas CompEx licence 32b.

CompEx is an internationally recognized course and qualification in explosive atmospheres. It provides competency-based assessment for personnel working in hazardous locations. In accordance with IEC 60079-14/17, the training path involves Modules Ex01 & 03 Operatives (selection and erection) and Modules Ex02 & 04 Operatives (inspection and maintenance). These courses cover all the requirements of the New ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU and IECEx certification scheme, describe the type of equipment, protective systems and work environment permitted in an explosive atmosphere.

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COURSE GOAL:
CompEx Certificate of Core Competence, modules EX01 to EX04 – Gas and Vapour Environments

COURSE CONTENT:
- Health and Safety
- Legal Framework
- Explosive Atmospheres
- Area Classification
- ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU (was 94/9/EC – Equipment)
- Equipment Protection Levels (EPL)
- Protection Concepts
- International (ingress) Protection
- Cables and Glands
- Installation Practices for Equipment Installed in Gas/ Vapours Environments
- Inspection and Maintenance for Equipment Installed in Gas/ Vapour Environments
- Understanding of the Importance of Permit to Work Systems and Safe Isolation

DURATION:
The path consists of 5 days (40 hours):
3 days of THEORETICAL COURSE
- 2 days of PRACTICAL AND THEORETICAL EXAMS

TARGET AUDIENCE:
- It is a transversal qualification achievable both by personnel who have already been working, in planning to improve their knowledge, and by recent graduates to be more attractive in the world of work. The Ex01-Ex04 is designed to underpin knowledge and complete a practical assessment of electrical personnel who undertake the physical installation and assembly of new ‘Ex’ equipment, and, who perform preventive maintenance and inspections on previously installed equipment.

CERTIFICATION:
- At the end of the training path and after passing the theoretical and practical exam, the CompEx Certificate of Core Competence is released.

LOCATION:
- Bologna - Italy - Territorial Research Area of the National Research Council (ATdR-BO CNR).

DATE:
- Dal 13 Giugno (in lingua inglese)
- Dal 4 Luglio (in lingua italiano)
- Dal 12 Settembre (in lingua inglese)



FOR INFORMATION AND BOOKING CONTACT THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS: academy@mmh.com.mt