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Basic Guide to Hazardous Areas - ONLY £25 - DOWNLOAD NOW - CLICK HERE

  Flammable gases and vapours are important as they produce what is known as hazardous areas or potential explosive atmospheres. This Basic Guide to Hazardous Areas e-learning course covers vapour density, area classification, ignition sources, ATEX Directive, CENELEC, IEC, IECEx, electrical protection, non electrical protection, dust protection, ingress protection, EX equipment markings and much more. 
This Basic Guide to Hazardous Areas e-learning course is a fully interactive computer program, which features over 90 screens. We are not like other e-learning providers who just supply a series of PowerPoint slides. We include audio, graphics as well as text. We make our e-learning as interactive as possible. We use assessment throughout and provide feedback so you always know exactly how you are getting along.    

Aim of course

The aim of this e-learning course is for the user to understand the basics of hazardous areas.

Objectives of course

Following successful completion of this Basic Guide to Hazardous Areas E-learning Course you will be able to:-

  • Understand the concepts behind flammable gases and vapours.
  • Recall how ignition is caused and how to prevent it.
  • Recall basic information on standards and regulatory bodies.
  • Describe basic principles of hazardous areas including apparatus groups, temperature ratings and ingress protection.
  • Describe a range of methods of protection.
  • Identify the markings on equipment and what they mean.


Section 1: Flammable Gases and Vapours - Flammable gases and vapours produce what is known as hazardous areas or potential explosive atmospheres. This section covers flammable gases and vapours, fire triangle, ignitable temperatures, flammable limits, oxygen enrichment and vapour density.  
Section 2: Ignition - There are a whole host of reasons why ignition of a flammable gas or vapours occur. The smallest spark or an increased temperature from the sun can cause serious damage. This section covers electrical sources of heat, static electricity and electrostatic discharges.  
Section 3: Standards and Regulations - There are many legal rules and regulations surrounding areas where there is a risk of explosion. Previously these were on a national basis; however they are now being replaced by European and International regulations and standards. This section covers ATEX Directive, CENELEC, IEC, IECEx amongst much more.  
Section 4: Area Classifications - What is the difference between a Zone 0 and 1 hazardous area? Can you tell the difference between USA NEC and CENELEC IEC temperature ratings? This section covers hazardous area classifications of gases, vapours, mists and dusts, apparatus groups, surface temperature and ingress protection.  
Section 5: Protection Methods - Electrical - There are a number of methods which are used to protect electrical equipment in hazardous areas. This section includes optical radiation, oil immersion, intrinsic safety and flameproof, quartz/sand filled methods of protection amongst many others.  
Section 6: Protection Methods - Non Electrical - There are a variety of different methods that are used to protect non electrical equipment used in hazardous areas. This section includes a look at liquid immersion, flow restricted enclosure and control of ignition source methods of protection amongst many others.  
Section 7: Protection Methods - Dust Protection - Electrical - There are a few different methods that are used to safeguard dust protection (electrical) equipment in hazardous areas. This section takes a look at these including intrinsic safety and pressurised methods of protection, amongst many others.  
Section 8: Ex Equipment Markings - Do you know all the markings on a piece of Ex equipment? Do you know what compliance? This section covers combined methods of protection, compliance, selecting equipment, reading Ex equipment markings amongst much more. We have test examples of markings so why not see how much you know.  
Section 9: Summary - This section is a recap of what you have learned throughout this e-learning course. The breakdown is especially useful for when you review the course at a later date. This e-learning course has over 90 screens and includes audio, graphic, assessment and interactivity. We use a variety of questions and provide feedback so you know exactly how you are getting along.   


What people have said

"Friendly and easy to understand"

"Clear ideas and accurate information"

"Information is delivered in order"

"Interactive questions and pictures"


  • Can be tailored to suit a company's specific requirements
  • Continuous and final assessment
  • Automatic feedback on incorrectly answered questions
  • Integrated trainee management results system available
  • Can be deployed by CD-ROM, corporate intranet or via the internet

Also Available

Basic Fire Safety

Confined Space Awareness

Fire Safety: Gas Plant


Measuring & Marking Out

Noise Control

Personal Protective Equipment

Slips, Trips and Falls

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