AS3800 Overhaul & Repair Refresher Training Course

Course Details

The Overhaul/Repair of Explosion Protected Equipment Refresher course is for those working in overhaul/repair workshops (including those with electrical and mechanical trades).The course revisits and updates the skills and knowledge required to work on explosion protected equipment and systems for the control and monitoring of plant and processes in hazardous areas for the coal, gas and dust industries.

In accordance with the AS/NZS 3800, Verico Training Services recommends that the overhaul/repair competencies are refreshed every 2-3 years.

The course will provide continued accreditation to undertake overhaul and repair work in a hazardous area and aligns to the requirements outlined in AS/NZS 4761.1 Competencies Standards 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 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

Students are required to log overhaul/repair jobs as part of their workplace evidence. This will provide a record of a student’s current industry employment, plus validate their experience.


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

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