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CompEx Foundation

The accredited international scheme that validates underpinning knowledge for those having responsibilities or working in ‘explosive atmospheres’. This course is a foundation overview of working in potentially hazardous, flammable or explosive atmospheres.

Course duration - 2 days

Course price - £495.00 per person

Course details

The course is based on DSEAR, European ATEX Directives and international standards, including IEC60079 Parts 10, 14, 17 & 19. Course content is specifically aimed at managers, supervisors, technicians and non‐practitioners.


Possession of a CompEx Foundation certificate will give you an insight of underpinning principals and hazardous area industry best practices, verified by online examination. It does not prove competency to work in a hazardous area.


ExF Unit– Appreciation of Preparation, Installation, Inspection & Maintenance of electrical equipment protection methods and ‘Intrinsically safe systems’.
This course can be delivered at our Scunthorpe training centre or on site at your company.

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