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ExF Foundation - get qualified to work in explosive atmospheres

Whether you are fully qualified, newly qualified or still in training to become an electrician, the ExF Foundation qualification offered by CompEx (part of the JTL Group), offers you an opportunity to develop specialist knowledge, enabling you to broaden your career prospects and earnings potential.

The ExF Foundation qualification provides an introduction for electricians into working safely and competently in atmospheres that contain potentially explosive gases, vapours or dusts, which can be found in a variety of industry sectors such as:

  • Chemicals
  • Food and Beverage
  • Manufacturing
  • Maritime
  • Oil and gas
  • Fuel forecourts
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Utilities

The theory-only course, which takes between one and two days to complete, provides you with the basic awareness and understanding of the key aspects of working in and around hazardous areas. It also serves as a foundation if you wish to develop your knowledge before undertaking more in-depth CompEx qualifications.

CompEx has recently launched a new remote version of the ExF assessment, which can now be completed online in the comfort and safety of your home or place of work.

About CompEx

For nearly 30 years the CompEx Scheme has been the recognised global competency scheme for the safety of workers in the oil, gas and chemical industries. We share four core values with our parent company, the JTL Group which underpins the CompEx ethos. You can find out more about what we do by watching the videos below:




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