AEMT - Association of Electrical and Mechanical Trades

IEC and BS EN 60079 19 Repair Theory of Hazardous Area Equipment

Programme and Course Content:

Day 1

  • Registration and Introduction
  • Ignitition Sources, Flammable Gases, Vapours, and Dusts.
  • The various principles of Ex protection for Gas, and Dust.
  • Temperature classification, and groups of apparatus.
  • Certification, certificates, standards and marking.
  • The original BEAMA/AEMT Code of Practice.
  • The basic requirements and general procedures to follow to comply with the responsibilities of ATEX, DSEAR, and BS IEC 60079 19 (IEC 79 19).
  • Assessment.

Day 2

  • The principles and repair methods for:
    • Flameproof Concept, Exd and Exd
    • Increased Safety Concept, Exe.
    • Incendive sparking concept, Exn.
    • Other methods including: Intrinsic safety, Exi, Pressurised Exp, Oil immersed ExO, Encapsulated Exm, Sand filled Exq, Specials Exs, etc.
    • Mechanical Protection Concepts, Liquid Immersion, constructional safety, Flow restriction, etc.
  • Installation, Reinstallation, and Testing of Ex Apparatus.
  • Reports and records for Ex repairs ensuring the quality and management of repairs.
  • Legal requirements and safe working practices.
  • Assessment.

The course programmes rely upon the full involvement of the delegates in discussions and exercises.


All delegates are assessed throughout the course, with multiple choice questions, and an AEMT certificate issued to all successful delegates.

Course, Length, and Times

The courses are two days starting each day at 8.15am to 4.30 pm.

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Module 1 Course Dates

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November 2018
Mon 19th November - Tue 20th November
AEMT Mod 1 Ex Theory Course
Venue: Aberdeen
Course Level: Mod 1: Ex Theory
December 2018
Tue 4th December - Wed 5th December
AEMT Mod 1 Ex Theory Course
Venue: Loughborough
Course Level: Mod 1: Ex Theory