Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas (EEHA)
Refresher Training Course

Course Details

The EEHA refresher 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.

In accordance with the AS/NZS 60079.14 for continuing education + AS/NZS 2290.1:2014, Verico Training Services recommends that the EEHA competencies are refreshed every 2-3 years.

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).

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 2 day course is held every second month. See training calendar for dates.


  • Hold a Statement of Attainment for relevant EEHA units or a Certificate IV in Hazardous Areas – Electrical (UEE42611)
  • Be existing industry employees working as licensed electricians
  • Be able to provide a copy of their current electrical industry licence
  • 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
  • Test, install maintain, inspect and attend breakdowns of 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
  • simulations of practical work on Ex rated equipment


Successful participants receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.


$1,100 pp

Ask about our wholesale bulk rates for courses at your site.

Upcoming Courses

Aug 02

AS3800 Initial August

2 August @ 7:30 am - 6 August @ 4:30 pm
Aug 23

EEHA Initial August

23 August @ 7:30 am - 27 August @ 4:30 pm
Aug 30

Hazardous Area Awareness August

30 August @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sep 20

EEHA Initial September

20 September @ 7:30 am - 24 September @ 4:30 pm