The purpose of this Training is to ensure that all personnel repairing and overhauling Explosive Atmosphere Equipment are competent. It is a requirement for an Authorised Person to take responsibility for repair processes on Explosive Atmosphere Equipment and a requirement of Demonstrated Competencies. EASAs Ex training includes, in addition to the requirements of IEC 60079-19, the specific requirements for maintaining the efficiency of motors during overhaul and repair detailed in the Good Practice guidance in the EASA’s rewind study on Effect of Repair/Rewinding on Motors Efficiency as is now required by IEC 60079-19.
Training is to the requirements of IEC 60079-19 Explosive Atmospheres Part 19 Equipment repair, overhaul and reclamation and IECEx OD 504 to a syllabus developed and owned by EASA. Training is provided by a specialist training organisation under contract to EASA.
The scheme is defined in this document ‘Training and Assessment Scheme for the repair and overhaul of explosive atmosphere equipment to IEC 60079-19 for Operatives and Responsible Persons - Scheme Rules’. If you need more details, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants for training and assessment are required to have had not less than three years, relevant experience (e.g. in non Ex work). The scheme is applicable to operators, craftsmen, technicians, engineers and senior management.
Three grades are recognized:
All applicants are assessed by EASA, normally at the training centre, through written examination and practical assessment. Candidates applying for Responsible Person Certification have a more demanding experience requirements and must achieving a higher pass mark in the basic scheme examination.
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After graduating from UMIST with a BSC in Electrical Engineering & Electronics, John started his working life in 1970 as an electrical design engineer. He is an authority in our industry, and is also representing EASA in IEC Ex committees and working as an independent engineer and Trainer.