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IECEx 05 Personnel Competence Technical Training

IECEx 05 Personnel Competence Technical Training

Training Details

Unit 000 & 001 - Basics

Date: 14th - 16th October 2020
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Venue: TÜV SÜD PSB, 1 Science Park Drive, Singapore 118221

1. Training for Unit 000 - SGD$550 / Discounted Fee: SGD$500
2. Training for Unit 000 + 001 - SGD$800 / Discounted Fee: SGD$700
3. Training and Exam for Unit 000 - SGD$1,150 / Discounted Fee: SGD$1,050
4. Training and Exam for Unit 000 + 001 - SGD$1,850 / Discounted Fee: SGD$1,650

Unit 002 - Classification for Hazardous Areas 

Date: 8th - 10th July 2020
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Venue: TÜV SÜD PSB, 1 Science Park Drive, Singapore 118221

1.Training for Unit 002 - SGD$880 / Discounted Fee: SGD$800
2.Training and Exam for Unit 002 - SGD$2,450 / Discounted Fee: SGD$2,250

Discounted fee is applicable for members of:
- Group registration of 3 or more
- Early bird registration by 15th July 2019.

About the seminar

IECEx is the International Electrotechnical Commission system for certification to standards relating to equipment for use in explosive atmospheres. This standard covers equipment, personnel, service and mark certification. The IECEx 05 is specific to certifying the competency of personnel working in explosive-related industries. 

The IECEx 05 Personnel Competence Technical Training conducted by TÜV SÜD aims to train personnel working in enterprises that have processes with explosion-proof requirements. These enterprises include those that engage in construction, installation, maintenance and inspection at explosive sites. Related industries that may require this training include petrochemical, coal mining, wood processing, polishing and grinding, tobacco, food and medicine. 

You will learn how to identify and eliminate potential hazards in dust & gas explosion protection fields. After taking the training, you can choose to sit for the IECEx 05 examination to be awarded the IECEx Certificate of Personnel Competence (CoPC). 

What will you learn from the training?

Topics covered in the seminar:

  • Definitions
  • Zoning classification
  • IECEx Scheme
  • IEC 60079-0:2017 Explosive atmospheres - Part 0: Equipment - General requirements
  • IEC 60079-X series standards
  • Ex proof electrical equipment
  • Ex proof non-electrical equipment
  • Installations in Ex areas
  • Repair, overhaul and revision
  • Inspections of Ex installations
  • Certificates and documents
  • Organization measures
  • Ventilation
At the end of the course, you will receive a certificate on the completion of the training and exam.

Who should take this training?

This seminar is specially designed for:

Quality managers, safety managers, production workers, explosion protection designers and builders as well as maintaining personnel and users of explosion-proof equipment

Persons working in hazardous location (eg: petrochemical, coal mining, wood processing, polishing and grinding, food and medicine, tobacco and other industries)

Who is the speaker?

De GersemIng. Kristof De Gersem, MSc. 
Section Manager, Explosion Protection at TÜV SÜD 

Mr. De Gersem is currently the Section Manager, Explosion Protection Department and is responsible of its Ex test laboratories for the whole Greater China region at TÜV SÜD. He has 15 years of experience in the field of Explosion Protection, such as product compliance matters, laboratory tests and end-user field safety for the chemical factories at risks of Explosions.

From 2011 till 2013, Mr. De Gersem was a member of the ExNBG Group (European Notified Body Group for the ATEX EU-directive in Europe). Since 2016, he is an active member of several IECEx working groups (International Standardization for Explosive atmospheres). Mr. De Gersem focus is on supporting the industry to obtain international Ex certification and to help the chemical factories dealing with Explosion hazards to prevent Explosions, injury, losses and accidents.

Within the product Certification Body of TÜV SÜD Germany, he is an Authorized certifier with full scope in both the ATEX 2014/34/EU scheme and the IECEx Scheme. At the same time, he is Senior Product Specialist (SPS) within the TÜV SÜD Group. Mr. De Gersem is also invited as guest speaker at seminars and workshops held at Shanghai, Guangzhou, Beijing, Taipei, Singapore, Japan and many other Asian locations. He is a regular guest speaker at the international INDEX forum (Intercontinental Association of Experts for Industrial Explosion protection) and at the Annual Suzhou Dust Explosion and Prevention Forum.

What are the benefits of enrolling in this seminar?

World-class training
Learn from TÜV SÜD’s industry expert and training specialist

Interactive Learning Style
Interactive formats such as lectures, illustrations and simulations are used

Networking Opportunity 
Meet and build network with like-minded individuals at our instructor-led training

Gain A Competitive Edge
Gain knowledge and develop relevant skills to stay relevant

Contact us for enquiries
To contact someone from TÜV SÜD, you may email us at [email protected] or call +65 6778 7777.

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