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EEHA-Installation, Maintenance and Inspection


This 4 day course and is intended for Electrical workers and Electrical Engineers. This course covers the practical aspects of the course content with emphasis on inspection and testing.


This qualification provides competencies to supervise selection, installation, commissioning maintenance and testing of explosion-protected equipment and systems for control and monitoring of plant and processes. The qualification provides competencies in working with explosion protections techniques with elections in how they apply to, gas and dust atmospheres. It includes ERAC requirements for an ‘Electrician’s licence’ and competencies to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain stand-alone renewable energy equipment and systems.


Candidates must hold a current ‘Unrestricted Electricians’ licence or qualified Electrical Engineers Electrical Engineers must provide proof of their qualifications.

  • You will undergo the training of latest AS/NZS 60079 with experienced trainers and conduct a site (location TBA) hazardous areas inspection at this 5 day course.
  • You will be exposed to the following explosive protection techniques and technology:
    • Hazardous areas classification
    • Ex e, Ex n, Ex d, Ex i, Ex m, Ex q, Ex o, Ex tD, Ex p techniques and principles
    • Barrier gland and compression cable gland
    • How to select and install the cable gland (Practical)
    • Specific installation requirements for different types of Ex techniques
    • The common testing procedures in the hazardous areas
    • Practical assessments – Installation and detailed inspection using on-site training bays
    • Different types of cable glanding and learn how to select the right cable gland for different sizes and types of cable.

Theory and practical training.

Entry Requirements

The entry requirement for this qualification is:
UEE30820 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician
a current ‘Unrestricted Electricians Licence’ or its equivalent issued in an Australian state or territory.

Core Competency Standard Units Code and Descriptions Delivery Method
UEEHA0022 Determine the explosion-protection requirements to meet a specified classified hazardous area TSA Training
UEEHA0004 Enter a classified hazardous area to undertake work related to electrical equipment TSA Training
UEEHA0020 Conduct detailed inspection of electrical installations for hazardous areas TSA Training
UEEHA0038 Conduct visual and close inspection of electrical installations for hazardous areas TSA Training
UEEHA0025 Install explosion-protected equipment and associated apparatus and wiring systems TSA Training
UEEHA0026 Maintain equipment associated with hazardous areas TSA Training
UEECD0011 Comply with scheduled and preventive maintenance program processes TSA Training
UEECO0002 Maintain document TSA Training
Statement of Attainment (SOA) - UEE42622 Certificate IV in Hazardous Areas- Electrical

Graduates who are successfully competent in both theoretical and practical training completing all units of competency listed above, will be awarded a Statement of Attainment (SOA).A Statement of Attainment is issued when an individual has completed one or more accredited units. These competencies form part of UEE42622 Certificate IV in Hazardous Areas – Electrical

EEHA - Refresher Course

Course Duration: 2 Days

This course is run over two days and is a recommended refresher course aimed at keeping students current. It’s aimed at students who hold the competencies' delivered in EEHA.


This course is suitable for EEHA Electricians who have achieved Certificate IV in Hazardous areas -Electrical and would like to upgrade their qualification to the current package (UEE42622).Those who have completed a Statement of Attainment (SoA) under the old package.


This course covers current updated information that is introduced in the new standard AS/NZS 60079 that are published. It includes the following:

  • Explosion protection techniques as per the latest standard
  • Gland selection for different types of Ex certified equipment
  • Equipment marking from the latest standard
  • Ex Certified Equipment Selection
  • Major standard update from the latest standard as compared with the previous version published.

Students who have successfully completed the units of competency in the course will be issued with an updated qualification.

EEHA - Awareness Training

Course Duration: 1 Days

This course is suitable for electrical and general personnel working in / exposed to hazardous areas. This includes Instrument sales engineers who sells Ex rated instruments, Engineers who would like to obtain general knowledge of explosive protection techniques, HSE staff, non-electrical trade personnel and managers.


This course covers the legislative requirements for hazardous area and provides an overview of the relevant Australian standards. Also included is an introduction to general principles of explosion proof techniques, various explosion protected equipment and explanations on how to read hazardous area classification drawings and interpret equipment markings under different schemes i.e.

  • Overall OHS requirements
  • Legislative requirements for HA
  • Overview of the relevant Australian standards
  • Principles and Methodologies of Ex proof techniques
  • Introduction of various explosion protected equipment
  • HA drawings reading and interpretation of equipment markings

This course will build up confidence and awareness to general personnel in hazardous areas where they can inadvertently introduce ignition sources to explosive environments. It would also address many common confusions that cause increased risk for workers in hazardous areas and help administrators. Engineers who attend this course would obtain general knowledge on electrical design in the hazardous areas.

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