Hazardous Areas Installation + Maintenance + Inspection Competency

Hazardous Areas Installation + Maintenance + Inspection Competency

Where can I study?

Perth, Karratha & Adelaide

Intake dates

Course Duration

4.5 Days

  • To undertake work on Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas (EEHA) that meets the requirements of AS/NZS 60079.14 and AS/NZS 60079.17.
  • To read Ex rated equipment Name plate and Certificate of Conformity
  • To select, install, test, maintain and inspection Ex equipment
  • To make an Ex d Barrier Gland
  • To obtain isolations and undertake detailed inspection of Ex installation

Statement of Attainment (SOA) – UEE42620 Certificate IV in Hazardous Areas- Electrical
This Statement is issued to a student who has successfully completed one or more units of competency listed below.

UEEHA0003 Determine the explosion-protection requirements to meet a specified classified hazardous area
UEEHA0004 Enter a classified hazardous area to undertake work related to electrical equipment
UEEHA0001 Conduct detailed inspection of electrical installations for hazardous areas
UEEHA0002 Conduct visual and close inspection of electrical installations for hazardous areas
UEEHA0005 Install explosion-protected equipment and associated apparatus and wiring systems
UEEHA0006 Maintain equipment associated with hazardous areas
UEEHA0007 Plan electrical installations for hazardous areas
UEEHA0009 Develop and manage periodic electrical inspection and maintenance programs for hazardous areas

This qualification provides competencies to select, install, test, maintain and inspect electrical equipment in hazardous areas (EEHA) in a gas and dust atmosphere. It includes ERAC requirements for an ‘Electrician’s license’.

  • 4.5 Days
  • $ 1,950 (Perth, Adelaide, or at client’s facility)
  • $2535 (Karratha/ Regional Delivery)

Delivered at one of PMV’s national training centres (Perth, Karratha & Adelaide), or at a client’s facility.


The course is post-trade training, so we usually require a current unrestricted electrical license

You will undergo one on one practical training with industry experienced, qualified Electrical Professional Trainers with hands on experience in installation, inspection and remediation work in Hazardous areas. The training will include inspection on purpose-built hazardous area skids in the following areas:

  • Principles of hazardous area classification;
  • Explosion-protection techniques;
  • Hazardous area standards and Codes of practice
  • Reading and understanding hazardous area classification drawings
  • Name plate reading exercise for Ex d, Ex e and Ex i
  • Reading Certificate of Conformity
  • Equipment selection, installation, breakdowns and maintenance requirements;
  • Permit to work, including safe isolation and testing procedures;
  • Making up of Ex d Barrier Gland
  • Detailed inspection on Ex e/Ex d box and Ex i loop on PMV Hazardous Areas Skids

PMV offers a small size class with flexible training to accommodate difficult rosters / work schedules.

In accordance with the AS/NZS 60079.14 requirement for continuing education, PMV recommends that the EEHA Installation and Maintenance competencies are refreshed every 3 years.

Blended delivery of 60% theory and 40% practical training with equipment that you are likely to see in a typical industrial environment with electrical equipment in hazardous areas (EEHA). The course includes in-class progressive assessment; short answer tests on hazardous area fundamentals; equipment marking; equipment certification; and, device interpretation.

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