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ET105:2011 National Rules for Electrical Installations in Potentially Explosive Atmospheres 3rd Edition

ETCI's Technical Committee 6 (Equipment for Potentially Explosive Atmospheres) has prepared the National Rules for Potentially Explosive Atmospheres, ET105:2011. This publication specifies the requirements for electrical installations in potentially explosive atmospheres.

Having listened to feedback from a number of industry sectors, ETCI TC6 have developed a road map of courses aimed at achieving competency in the field of training. Two specific course paths have been agreed and are listed as follows:

  • 1. Two Day ATEX Training Course
  • 2. IECEX Scheme

ET105:2011 is available for purchase from ETCI Offices. Please visit ETCI's online store.

ATEX Training Course: || back to top

ETCI in conjunction with SGS Baseefa have prepared an intensive 2 day foundation course in hazardous areas. The training modules are selected to best fit the requirements of the industry and serve as an introduction or refresher course to all attendees. The couse is aimed at the following groups:

  • Safety Personnel [Advisors, Officers, Responsible Persons]
  • In house Plant Supervision such as Engineering Directors, Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Operators and Operations Supervisors
  • Maintenance Personnel
  • E&I Engineers [field based]
  • Design Engineers
  • Tradesman [Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation etc]
  • Students

ETCI TC6 continuously review the course feedback and associated training modules to ensure the most up to date information is delivered. The course also covers SI299 [Ireland] and DSEAR [UK] legislation in conjunction with the ATEX Directives.

What are the advantages of such an agreement between ETCI and SGS BASEEFA?

  • ETCI's experience over many years of working closely with SGS Baseefa on European and International Technical Committees
  • Accredited more so than others [UKAS, EAL]
  • SGS BASEEFA are a Notified Body registered on the EU NANDO database
  • SGS BASEEFA are recognised worldwide as a provider of not alone training but equipment certification services, competency management and holder of technical files [Authorised Representative]
  • Training modules delivered serve both the Irish and UK industries including Europe and countries that work to IEC Standards
  • Both ETCI and SGS Baseefa are involved in CENELEC and IEC TC's
  • Offer what the competitors cannot give accreditation and competency
  • SGS Baseefa run the complete suite of IECEX modules
  • Course can be delivered in-house based on demand

If this course is of interest to you, please register your interest with Orla by email at:

IECEX: || back to top

If this scheme is of interest to you, register your interest with Orla by email at:

Training FAQ's: || back to top

Question 1: What is defined as a Competency Person?

Question 2: What does the ATEX 2 Day Training course do for me?

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The ETCI Technical Committee for Potentially Explosive Atmospheres (TC6) value your feedback and would welcome queries and/or suggestions that would best help the Committee develop the needs of the industry and support others with a clear understanding of the requirements associated with the I.S.EN Standards which are strongly supported by the National Rules ET105:2011 3rd Edition.

Your feedback will be held in the strictest of confidentiality.

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