E-learning module - 8569 (ENG)
Ex Basic, International Training Course
US $650.00


In this course we explain why gases are divided into classes, areas into zones and show you how equipment is designed and marked for use in specific conditions. All to ensure safety and reduce the potential for explosions in gaseous atmospheres.

Several international and national organizations have made standards which use the class and zone system to provide guidance to safe protection systems for various conditions.

Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will have acquired a general understanding of fire and explosion theory and the principles of protection concepts.

•Fire and explosion theory
•Main organizations and regulations for Ex
•Area classification and Ex zoning
•General principles for type of protection and marking
•Applicable standards for Ex
•Proper design and positioning of Ex equipment
•Exd protection
•Exe protection
•Exp protection
•Exo, Exq and Exm protection
•Exn and Exs protection
•Exi protection
•Ex protection in real-life situations

The candidate shall upon completing this module demonstrate sufficient knowledge of Ex Basics by taking an assessment.

Legislation & references

IEC 60079-10-1, IEC 60079-14
Fusex 2014/34/EU(design), Fhosex 99/92/EC(HSE)
2014/34/EU and 2014/34/EU (ATEX)
NEK 420


English, Norwegian


8 hours


Seagull Oil & Gas