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Serviceline Explosion Protection
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Explosion Protection (ATEX) Training

Coming to Oxford!

Pepperl+Fuchs is ideally placed to provide knowledge and expertise via our dedicated trainers to those companies and individuals working in potentially explosive and challenging environments.

After a long period of only being able to offer online seminars, we were extremely pleased to have held our first face to face series of seminars earlier this year.  Due to their success, we would like to announce that our November series will now take place in Oxford!

We will be at the Kassam Exhibition and Conference Centre on the 14th - 16th November 2024.

Our ATEX seminar will take place on the 14th November, typically 9am - 4pm. 

It will get busy, so try and book your place/s early!

**You will also have the opportunity to book a place/s on our Advanced ATEX, taking place on the 15th November and our SIL, taking place on the 16th November**

Who Should Attend?

The program targets management, engineering, production and safety personnel involved in equipment design and use, where potentially explosive atmospheres are present.



  • Explosions: preconditions and effects, examples
  • Legal basics: directive 2014/34/EU (manufacturers responsibilities) and 1999/92/EU (user’s responsibilities)
  • Technical basics: European and international standards
  • Qualification of personnel

Physical Basics – Gas and Dust

  • Formation of explosive atmosphere (explosive limits, flash point, hazardous quantity)
  • Ignition of explosive atmosphere: potential ignition sources, temperature classes, groups)

Types of Protection – Gas and Dust

  • Functional principle and marking (Ex e, d, m, q, p, o, i)
  • Type of protection “n” for zone 2
  • Equipment protection level EPL

Intrinsic Safety

  • Selection of equipment and cables, protection from electromagnetic coupling, marking of cables
  • Earthing of intrinsically safe circuits

Non-Electrical Explosion Protection

  • Previous and present types of protection constructional safety “c”, liquid immersion “k”, 
  • Control of ignition source “b” and “h”
  • Functional principle and marking, maintenance requirements

The seminar will be free of charge to ALL participants

Book Your Place/s Now!


MC7522_120822_21 ATEX - 14th November 2023

VENUE: Firoka (Oxford United Stadium), Kassam Conference & Events Centre,  The Kassam Stadium, Grenoble Road, Oxford, OX4 4XP

TIME: 9am - 4pm

MC7522_120822_21 Advanced ATEX - 15th November 2023

VENUE: Firoka (Oxford United Stadium), Kassam Conference & Events Centre,  The Kassam Stadium, Grenoble Road, Oxford, OX4 4XP

TIME: 9am - 4pm

EC_NP_Icon_SIL_61508_256px SIL - 16th November 2023

VENUE: Firoka (Oxford United Stadium), Kassam Conference & Events Centre,  The Kassam Stadium, Grenoble Road, Oxford, OX4 4XP

TIME: 9am - 4pm


Customer Testimonials

"My colleague and I were at the Redcar training seminar yesterday and we thought the whole day was excellent so thanks very much for inviting us to attend".  Jonathan Hichens

"Thanks to all involved at P&F for the excellent ATEX training seminar which was held at the Treetops hotel, yesterday".  Gordon Craig

"Many thanks again for providing the excellent training sessions (I attended both days).  The Instructor was very knowledgeable and delivered the course in a professional and friendly manner. It is rare for companies to provide such courses of this quality and free to the attendees.  I am sure that all of the attendees were as grateful as myself in receiving the Pepperl & Fuchs training and I would like to congratulate your Staff for their support to the Engineering profession".  Nigel Humphries

"Many thanks.  The seminar was extremely useful and we are very grateful for the invitation and opportunity to attend.  Please send our thanks and gratitude to Michael who presented extremely well.  His knowledge on the subject matter shines through very well", Tony Gash

"Just wanted say a quick thank you for what was an excellent Explosion Protection Seminar", Joe Stride

"I would like to say that I had a most enjoyable and informative training course and would like to take this opportunity in thanking you and all involved for such a good day", Robin May