This unit covers the explosion-protection aspects for conducting visual inspections of explosion-protected equipment and installations. It requires the ability to work safely in a hazardous area, and to identify conditions that affect the integrity of explosion-protection and document inspection findings.

Unit details

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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A student must complete the following pre-requisite: UEENEEM080A Report on the integrity of explosion-protected equipment in a hazardous area; AND Competencies in attending to breakdowns in general electrical or instrumentation equipment mechanical plant/equipment service and maintenance at least at AQF 3 or equivalent.


Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills and knowledge: - occupational, health and safety procedures; - requirements for a verification dossier and relationship to as-built electrical installation; - purpose, scope and limitations of visual inspections, and; - documentation requirements resulting from a visual inspection.

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