CompEx ExF Foundation

£ 305 + VAT

CompEx ExF Foundation

£ 305 + VAT

Course Content

ATEX legislation underlines the need for practitioners in potentially explosive environments to be competent. The course has been designed specifically for non-technical personnel, such as supervisors, designers, project engineers, health & safety personnel, managers and anyone involved in hazardous area work that does not actually conduct installation or inspection of electrical equipment.

On completion of the assessment, this is sent to the awarding body for marking, if successful, the candidates shall be issued with an underpinning of knowledge certificate by CompEx Certification Limited.


There are no pre-requisites required for this course, but you are required to bring photo identification with you.

Course Duration

The course is of 1 day in duration, which can be delivered in centre at our Stockton / Stallingborough facilities or alternatively delivered on customer premises – facilities permitting.

Optimum Number

A maximum of 10 candidates per course.

Course Language

The course is delivered in English. Therefore, candidates must have good standards of both written and verbal English.

Courses can be delivered in other languages however, this would need to be discussed prior to acceptance on the course. It is the responsibility of the person making the booking to make Roxby aware of this requirement.

Training Aids

A Roxby presentation using course handouts, the EEMUA Publication 214 A Toolbox Guide and demonstration / instructional videos. This is followed by training and a short online multiple-choice assessment.

Course Objectives

Course Objectives

On completion of the course candidates will have:

  • A greater understanding of the current directives and regulations relating to hazardous areas.
  • Awareness of typical flammable atmospheres situations and types of release.
  • Understanding of the characteristics of gases, vapours and dusts.
  • Understanding of the basic principles of area classification including zones, apparatus groups and temperature classification.
  • Understanding of identification for hazardous area equipment.
  • Awareness of the types of protection for equipment for use in hazardous areas.
  • Understanding of the IP code for ingress protection.
  • Awareness of various ignition sources and potential associated hazards.

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NB: This course is available onsite, contact us for more details.

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