National Industrial Training Institute


Believing in the importance of developing the human resources, which is one of the most important factors for institutions’ success, the Institute has been keen to establish short technical courses in the disciplines it offers, which targeting administrative staff, engineers and technicians in the oil and gas sector.

IADC Hazardous Area Electrical Training


1 Days

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Course Overview

This course enhances knowledge of industry standards (outlined by government
and industry bodies) and provides the most up-to-date, effective practice for the
manufacture, installation and maintenance of electrical/instrument equipment
and the protection concepts utilized within hazardous or potentially hazardous
areas. Final assessment of the competence of the delegates (if successful)
results in the award of an IADC-validated competency certificate.
Certification: IADC DIT Certificate upon successful completion.

Who Should Attend?

Personnel with an Electrical or Instrumentation background and who have a
working knowledge of electrical installations, maintenance and inspection.

Course Outline:

  • Overview of Area Classifications
  • Gas groups and temperature classes
  • Equipment protections concepts
  • Selection of apparatus, cabling and terminations requirements
  • Inspection of equipment and systems to IEC 60079-17, API and NEC
  • Statutory and non-statutory requirements
  • Testing of installation
  • Management and remedial work
  • Brief overview of the ATEX Directives