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ExVeritas to open CompEx training centre in Ireland

01 April 2015

ExVeritas is proud to announce that, in partnership with Jones Engineering Services, it will operate the first and only licensed CompEx training centre in Ireland, commencing July 2015. The new facilities in Co. Cork offer a comfortable learning experience in a safe environment.

CompEx is an internationally accredited core competency validation qualification for Electrical, Instrument & Mechanical Engineers, Supervisors, Technicians and Operatives who need to develop and demonstrate their competency in the selection, installation, inspection and maintenance of “Ex” apparatus in potentially explosive atmospheres (see

ExVeritas has partnered with Jones Engineering Services as the latter provides a ‘real world’ view of Ex Installation and Inspection, being one of the largest Ex Installation and Inspection Companies in Ireland. Our combined aim is to provide hazardous area competency-based assessment training solutions in the Irish market.

The new facilities in Little Island, Co. Cork, offer a comfortable learning experience in a safe environment, with fully equipped workshops for hands-on training and assessments, which include both practical and theoretical assessments to the latest International Standards and European Directives.

We offer hazardous area courses beginning in July 2015 which will include:
·  CompEx F (Foundation)
·  CompEx 01- Ex 04 (Gas & Vapours) – 6th-10th July, 14th-18th Sept & 9th-13th Nov
·  CompEx Refresher (Ex01- Ex04)
·  CompEx 12 (For Designers) at the centre or at your premises.

Further courses are currently being added to this initial offering, including CompEx Dust and CompEx Mechanical Courses, as well as specialist courses such as Area Classification and Ex Inspection Management (Responsible Person).

ExVeritas are acknowledged experts in the field of explosion prevention, a UKAS accredited UK ATEX Notified Body and experienced CompEx Assessment Centre, with over 250 year’s collective experience in ATEX and Ex Training & Certification. ExVeritas is also an IECEx accredited Test Laboratory. Our membership of International Ex Standards development committees ensure that we always deliver the most up-to-date safety and standardisation information to the delegates that attend our courses.

To get more details or book a course in Ireland, please contact the ExVeritas/Jones Centre:

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