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HA Classification

Who is this course for:

This course is for engineers involved in the classification of hazardous areas – the determination of where in a facility the hazardous zones exist, and the properties of the zones identified.  It is most suited to chemical/process and electrical engineers (who most frequently perform the classification task) but is open to any degree-qualified engineer in the electrical, mechanical and process disciplines.

Entry Requirements:

Candidates for this course must hold an engineering degree in an electrical, mechanical or process discipline.

Duration and delivery:

The course is 3-days duration.  We can run a program on site for 6 or more people.

The course is also available online, via a combination of instructor led and self-paced sessions. Click here for more details.

AS/NZS 4761.1:2018 Competencies:

Clause No. Unit Title
2.15 Classify Areas where flammable gas or vapour hazards may arise
2.16 Classify Areas where a combustible dust hazard may arise

What happened to the UEE Units of Competency?

With the introduction of the new Electrotechnology Training Package Release 2 in October 2020, the older UEE units of competency for classification in hazardous areas have been deleted and have not been replaced with any equivalent units of competency. Extend Training, in partnership with Response Consulting, will now be offering hazardous area classification training based on AS/NZS 4761.1:2018 “Competencies for working with electrical equipment for hazardous areas (EEHA)”. This training still meets the requirements of AS/NZS 60079.14:2017 Clause 4.5, with participants receiving a Certificate of Training and Assessment (COTA).

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, with competency outcomes recognised nationally, and internationally. See some of the 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! We save money by operating in a partnership with Response Learning, rather than running our own RTO, and pass the savings on.
    Response Learning Australia

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