CompEx - Gas and Vapours RESIT Ex01-04 Theory

Course Description

You can now retake failed CompEx Ex01-04 practical assessments at GSS Training. Learners who have previously failed to meet the assessment criteria, either at GSS or other providers, can retake within 12 months of the original CompEx Electrical assessment.

Why choose this course?

Enrolling in our CompEx Gas and Vapours (Ex01-Ex04) course opens the door to a wealth of benefits. Here's why you should consider this training program.

Internationally Recognized Certification: This course leads to a CompEx Certificate of Core Competence, which is globally recognized. This certification validates your proficiency in handling electrical work in potentially explosive atmospheres, lending you credibility with employers around the world.

Opportunities to Work Abroad: Given its global recognition, obtaining a CompEx Gas and Vapours (Ex01-Ex04) certification significantly broadens your horizons for employment opportunities overseas. Whether it's the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, or Australia, this certification makes you a valuable asset to employers in potentially explosive industrial work sites around the world.

Comprehensive and Hands-on Training: Our CompEx Ex01-Ex04 course is meticulously crafted to combine theory and hands-on experience, readying participants for real-world situations. You'll acquire practical skills in handling hazardous gases and vapours that can be directly applied in your workplace.

Experienced Instructors: Our instructors are seasoned professionals with years of industry experience. They are not just teaching the course – they've been part of it, ensuring you're learning from those who are intimately familiar with the complexities of hazardous environments.

Safety-Focused: Safety is paramount in industries dealing with potentially explosive atmospheres, and our course prioritizes safe work practices. We'll arm you with the necessary knowledge to minimize the risk of accidents and make your workplace safer.

CompEx Standards: As a CompEx-accredited course, the training conforms to the highest industry standards, including BS EN 60079 (IEC 60079), parts 10, 14, and 17. This means you're learning up-to-date practices that are applicable, valued, and demanded by employers in the industry.

Career Progression: This certification can enhance your career prospects, paving the way for roles that require this specialized skill set. Distinguish yourself in the job market with a CompEx Certificate of Core Competence.

Enroll today, and set yourself apart in the industry with the advanced knowledge and skills acquired from our course.

Who is the course for?

The CompEx Ex01-Ex04 resit is for learners who have previously failed to meet the assessment criteria and are required to re-sit their assessment.

Only for Learners who have studied Ex01-Ex04 with GSS Training may attend the resit.

What certificate will i receive?

Candidates who are successful in both the theory and practical assessments will receive a CompEx certificate in core competence.

What can the course lead to?

Upon successful completion of the assessment, consisting of an online exam and practical evaluations, attendees will earn the CompEx Certificate in Core Competence. This validates them as competent technicians in handling certified Ex electrical equipment in potentially explosive atmospheres.

The CompEx certification, recognised globally, opens up opportunities across a range of industries including chemicals, oil and gas, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and fuel forecourts. Alongside other certified training, this can lead to various roles within these sectors.

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What is the duration of the course?

2 days of assessment

What are the entry requirements?

Delegates must have failed the theory element of the CompEx Electrical course (within the last 12 months)

Be in possession of the fail-sheet from the original exam, which must be brought to the resit Had no more than 2 attempts to resit the theory since the original assessment.

What does the course cover?

Learners MUST resit within 12 months of the original CompEx Electrical assessment, and are allowed a maximum of 2 resit attempts.

Course Summary

Key learning objectives

Learners that successfully complete the Ex01-Ex04 qualification will be able to:

  • Identify the correct national regulations directives and ASC standards which are applicable to hazardous locations
  • Identify the correct criteria and descriptors used in classifying hazardous location
  • Recognise the correct characteristics of common hazardous, gases, and vapours discussed during the course
  • Demonstrate an underpinning knowledge of house, certified EX electrical equipment, including Ex'd', 'e'. 'n', 'p','m', 'o', 'q', and 's'. Intrinsic Safety (IS) maintains its protection concept and how it is to be selected, installed, inspected and maintained.
  • Identify the correct test value readings for IS and non-IS installations and equipment

How is the course assessed?

Assessment is undertaken using both practical assessments and an online examination that covers the four separate CompEx units.

Online Exam

Learners must undertake a multiple-choice online examination that consists of 60 questions answered over 1.5 hours

Practical Assessments

Learners are required to undertake for practical assessments (one per unit):

  • Ex01 - 3 hours 45mins
  • Ex02 -1 hour 30 minutes
  • Ex03 - 3 hours
  • Ex04 - 1 hour 15 minutes

Course info

  • Certificate
  • CompEx Certificate of Core Competence - Valid for 5 years

  • Duration
  • 2.0 days

  • Who is it for
  • Learners who are required to resit thgeir Ex01-Ex04 Assessment

  • Fitness
  • A general standard of fitness is required.

Next course starts

07 Oct


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