Electrical Engineering

Hazardous Area Classification

Course Overview

  • Learn the hazardous area classification techniques as per different international codes & standards
  • Outline terminology used: classes, divisions, zones, gas groups and temperature classes
  • Identify precautions and material selection for hazardous locations
  • Use the hazardous area classification documents

Course Objective

  • Develop hazardous area classification documents
  • Learn about the degree & extent of the hazard in the classified areas
  • Specify and evaluate the equipment & materials for hazardous locations


  • Electrical, instrumentation, process engineers and HSE specialists involved in:
    • Engineering/Design activities.
    • Site installation or construction supervision.
    • Maintenance and operation of electrical systems
    • HSE activities


  • Familiarity with Electrical Design, instrumentation and HSE is preferable