EEHA – Training

  • Accredited course.
  • Delivered over 5 days.
  • Emphasis on practical inspections.

EEHA Training ( Electrical Equipment for Hazardous Areas)

Course Description

This Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas course covers the principles of hazardous area installation, maintenance, inspections, and breakdowns of explosion-protection equipment with a high emphasis of practical inspections.Our Hazardous Area Training course has been designed with a new starter in mind but with enough technical knowledge to stimulated the most educated student. So if you plan to work in the LNG industry, Coal industry, or petrochemical industries than Volt Edge is the training provider you need when completing your Electrical Equipment for Hazardous Areas. Endorsement offered for Ex ‘d’, Ex ‘e’, Ex ‘i’, Ex ‘m’, Ex ‘n’, Ex ‘p’, Ex ‘t’, Ex ‘m’, Ex ‘pD’ and mixed explosion-protection techniques.

The course is Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas Training and the course material was designed by Tony McKewin who has 28 years hazardous area experience and has an Associate Diploma in Electrical Engineering as well as being a qualified Electrician. Currently Training EEHA in: Mackay, Brisbane, Newcastle, Darwin, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Cairns, Townsville, Hobart and New Zealand (NZ). Specialized onsite Hazardous Area Training training is also available upon enquiry here or by calling one of our consultants on 1300 761 366.

Content Delivery

Delivered in a 5 day holistic theory and assessment block with an online self-paced component before and after the face to face delivery.
The Volume of Learning for this program will comprise of:
40 hours of pre-reading.
45 hours of supervised instruction including:

30 hours of supervised theory instruction and discussions.

15 hours of supervised assessment activities (written and practical).
Up to 10 hours of capstone assessment (online) including revision if required.


Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment listing the competencies above.
As such, you will have the skills to:
Take actions to limit risk of an explosion.
Prepare to attend breakdown.
Install the equipment and wiring systems.
Complete maintenance work inspections and documentation.
Conduct testing.
Select and check equipment, wiring and accessories.

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Looking for something more tailored to your needs? We also provide specialised onsite training, just call us 1300 761 366

Skills obtained

Simulated Work Environment

Benefit from the close and detailed guidance of our trainers in person.


Conduct visually detailed inspections of hazardous areas installations.

Maintain & Testing

Maintain equipment in hazardous areas. Conduct testing of hazardous areas.

Installs & Breakdowns

Attend to breakdowns in HA. Install explosion protected equipment & wiring systems.

Our Trainers

Tony McKewin
As the Managing Director (and owner), Tony has 25+ years’ experience in both the mining and LNG industries. He has been training EEHA and HV since 2009. Tony is the Author of the Training material.

Mark Harvey
Being a Hazardous Areas specialist, Mark has 10+ years’ experience with engineering of Hazardous Areas.

Peter Hablutzel
Has worked as a commissioning technician and manager, lead engineer, and trainer, for over 35 years in many industrial plants and refineries.

Greg Potter
As an experienced engineer, Greg has extensive knowledge as to EEHA, HV and EEM fields.

Grant Collingwood
With over 15 years in the electrical field, Grant has specialised in HA construction for oil and gas.

Paul Clack
Paul brings his vast experience in coal and goal mines as a superintendent to his classrooms.

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