Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas (EEHA) Initial Training Course

Course Details

The EEHA initial training course provides licensed electricians with the skills and knowledge to work on electrical equipment in hazardous areas, for the control and monitoring of plant and processes in hazardous areas for the coal, gas and dust industries. This includes undertaking work that meets requirements of AS/NZS 60079.14 and AS/NZS 60079.17.

The course will provide accreditation to undertake electrical work in a hazardous area and aligns to the requirements outlined in AS/NZS 4761 Competencies for working with electrical equipment for hazardous areas (EEHA).

Our facilities, including up to date and comprehensive practical boards, allows course participants to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to functioning hazardous area equipment.

Course Location

Our training centre is located near Newcastle, NSW, centrally located to Maitland, Central Coast and the Hunter Valley coalfields. We can also train at your site, any state in Australia. Ask us for a quote. (Ask about our wholesale bulk rates for courses at your site).


This 5 day course is held monthly. See training calendar for dates.


  • UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology or equivalent
  • Students must be existing industry employees, working as a licensed electrician
  • 3 – 6 months on the job industry experience prior to training
  • Provide a copy of their current electrical industry license
  • Must be over the age of 18 years

Course Content

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • undertake work that meets requirements of AS/NZS 60079.14 and AS/NZS 60079.17
  • read Ex rated equipment name plates and Certificates of Conformity
  • install, test, maintain and inspect Ex equipment


Students will be provided with Assessment Workbooks outlining the assessment requirements, and tasks to be completed.

Assessment tasks include:

  • question and answer activities
  • measurements and calculations
  • simulations of practical work on Ex rated equipment


Successful participants receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.


$2,400 pp

Contact us about our wholesale bulk rates for courses at your site.

Upcoming Courses

Feb 15

EEHA Initial February

15 February @ 7:30 am - 19 February @ 4:30 pm
Feb 23

AS3800 Initial February

23 February @ 7:30 am - 26 February @ 4:30 pm
Mar 01

EEHA Refresher March

1 March @ 7:30 am - 2 March @ 4:30 pm
Mar 04

AS3800 Refresher March

4 March @ 7:30 am - 5 March @ 4:30 pm