Awareness of explosive atmospheres

Awareness of explosive atmospheres

This course is designed to give people the essential knowledge of explosive atmospheres and hazardous areas.

Learn to identify hazardous areas, sources of ignition and the properties of hazardous materials, along with the roles and responsibilities of all parties, regulations, standards and codes of practice relating to hazardous areas.

This eight-hour workshop covers the assessment of unit standard 5929 – Demonstrate knowledge of hazardous areas and their electrical requirements (3 credits). Attendees will be awarded an attendance certificate and the unit standard reported to NZQA. To be awarded unit standard 5929 attendees must attend the workshop and forward the completed assessment to NZIHT/WITT within 10 working days.

What you will learn

Who should attend?

Anyone working in a classified zone or hazardous area site.

This course is a pre-requisite to the New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Equipment in Explosive Atmospheres (Level 4)

Course dates

New Plymouth 28 July
Auckland 9 August
Christchurch 25 August

This course is also delivered on demand nationally.

Enquire about courses running in your region or we can run an in-house course for your company (minimum of 10 people)

Offering institute

This qualification is offered by WITT.

From 2023, WITT and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology. Please note that all programmes offered by WITT and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review as part of the reform of vocational education training. This is to ensure they are portable, consistent, and aligned with the needs of industry. The programme, short course or micro-credential you have enrolled in may change over time.

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