Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas (EEHA)
Initial Training Course

Course Details

The EEHA initial 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).

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

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

Upcoming Courses

Mon 31

EEHA Initial January

31 January @ 7:30 am - 14 February @ 4:30 pm
Feb 28

AS3800 Initial February

28 February @ 7:30 am - 4 March @ 4:30 pm
Mar 14

EEHA Initial March

14 March @ 7:30 am - 18 March @ 4:30 pm
Mar 28

AS3800 Initial March

28 March @ 7:30 am - 31 March @ 4:30 pm