ATEX Awareness Training | Dublin & Cork | 1 day course

Atex Awareness Training Course

The atex awareness training course aims to provide attendees with an overview of the EU ATEX Directive. Specifically, at the end of the course, attendees will have covered the following:
  • The requirements of the Directive and the Explosive Atmospheres Regulations
  • What procedures and permits to work are required
  • What steps need to be taken to achieve compliance
  • What flammability data is required
  • How to identify hazardous areas
  • How to identify potential ignition sources
  • How to mitigate explosion hazards

Dublin Office: +353 1 517 5270  
Cork Office: +353 21 497 8100


Course Overview

This 1 day atex awareness training course is designed to give the attendee an overview of, and explain the basic requirements of, the EU ATEX Directive.

Scheduled Dates

Scheduled Course Venues and Dates: This course is available exclusively to private groups.This allows courses to be targeted specifically towards your own companies requirements. To arrange a date for your company to host this course please call 1850 315 415 or fill in the form below and one of our Training team will be in touch.
Duration: 1/2 Day
Participants: Up to 12 participants
Assessment: A pre and post graded multiple choice questionnaire will be presented to candidates.
Accreditation: CMSE Training Certification

Course Objectives

Course Objectives

The atex awareness training course aims to provide attendees with an overview of the EU ATEX Directive. Specifically, at the end of the course, attendees will have covered the following:

  • The requirements of the Directive and the Explosive Atmospheres Regulations
  • What procedures and permits to work are required
  • What steps need to be taken to achieve compliance
  • What flammability data is required
  • How to identify hazardous areas
  • How to identify potential ignition sources
  • How to mitigate explosion hazards

Target Audience

Personnel responsible for process safety in the workplace, Engineering Managers, Maintenance Managers, Production Managers, EH&S Personnel, Safety Officers and personnel who work in an explosive environment.

Course Contents

  • Overview of Directive and Explosive Atmosphere Regulations
  • Organisational and Training requirements
  • Documentation and permit to work requirements
  • Flammable materials and flammability data
  • Area and zone classification
  • Sources of ignition
  • Explosion protection and prevention
  • Explosion protection documents

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