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Standards Update – AS/NZS 60079.10.1 and AS/NZS 60079.14

Extend Training has updated all relevant course materials and assessments to reflect the new state
of play. Our online refresher course covers the latest changes AS/NZS 60079.14, and is available for

Want The Flexibility Of An Online Course, Whilst Also Gaining First Hand Knowledge and Advice From A Trainer? We Have An Answer!

Extend Training holds a public ‘Remote Delivery’ Hazardous Area Classification and Design Course
every 6-8 weeks.

The difference between Safety Leadership and Safety Management

To wrap up another year of safety, here at Extend Training we thought we’d review the best safety boots of 2022. Taking into account comfort, safety features and of course style, these are our top picks…

Best Safety Boots of 2022

To wrap up another year of safety, here at Extend Training we thought we’d review the best safety boots of 2022. Taking into account comfort, safety features and of course style, these are our top picks…

Hazardous Area Classification and Design Competencies (HAC and HAD)

TRAINING PACKAGE ENDORSEMENTS Skills Ministers have endorsed the latest releases of the Maritime, Transport and Logistics (Rail), Defence and Electrotechnology Training Packages.  Qualifications contained in these packages have been reviewed and developed to align to changing work practices, new technologies and regulatory requirements. The IRCs would like to extend a note of thanks to all… Read more »

VLOG 4 – Competency Schemes

Hi there! Welcome back to Extend Training’s blog series on hazard areas. For this instalment we’re going to have a quick look at some of the other competency schemes that exist around the world for demonstrating competency for hazardous area electrical work. In Australia we are most familiar with ASNZS4761 and the UAE 11 training… Read more »

VLOG 3 – Barrier Glands

Hi there. A big welcome back to all the Haz Area masochists out there. I know you’re excited to hear our rant about compound barrier glands, so I’ll get right to it. In our experience there is a common misconception about the reasons for using barrier glands in an installation. Lots of people associate them… Read more »

VLOG 2 – Myth Busting Legislation Requirements

Hi there, and welcome to our follow up vlog on the difference between competency and licensing. As promised, we’ll be slaying the sacred cow that says a person must always hold an Australian electrical licence to work on hazardous area electrical equipment in this country. Let’s start by saying that we’re not complete nutters, and… Read more »


Hi and welcome to Extend Training’s video blog series on hazardous area issues. I can’t help but wonder sometimes if the inventors of the internet would have gone ahead with it if they knew what it would be used for, but here we are in 2017 and I don’t own a cat, so we’re reduced… Read more »


We’ve had a great response to our blog post, “Ex e Terminal Box Practicalities,” including some good questions that we thought it would be worth addressing in a follow up post. Steve, a senior electrical engineer working in refrigeration dropped us a line to ask about spare terminals. Steve writes: “I read your article regarding… Read more »

Why People Train With Us

  • Experienced trainers
    Our trainers have collectively more than 200 years’ experience working in hazardous areas across a wide range of industries, and over 50 years’ experience teaching others.  We know our stuff.
  • Quality Course Materials
    Our course materials are written in an easy-to-read, well-organised style, ideal for reference after the course.  And the content is backed up by standards – there are no opinions, only facts.
  • Recognised Training
    Quality Training that is nationally and internationally recognised. Some people we have delivered training to..
  • Have fun!
    We love what we do, and with 200 years’ collective experience we’ve got a story or two to tell. Fun might be a bit of a stretch, but we’ll guarantee you won’t be bored on one of our courses.
  • Value for Money
    We offer some of the most competitive rates around, for the best training money can buy!

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