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DSEAR For Engineers

DSEAR For Engineers

Training at Ligtas

Enter the world of short courses with Ligtas, your preferred health and safety training provider, renowned for excellence and commitment. Our qualified tutors offer personalised coaching and support, ensuring confidence and success. With meticulously curated learning materials and practical tools, participants can directly apply knowledge in their workplaces. As a NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner and an 'Outstanding' IOSH training provider, Ligtas guarantees the gold standard in training. Join Ligtas and embark on a transformative journey toward professional growth and organisational safety.

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DSEAR For Engineers Course Overview

The DSEAR For Engineers Course covers the following:

  • Introduction to DSEAR and the classification of hazardous substances
  • Relevance of physical/chemical properties of gases, liquids, and flammable mists to area classification
  • Explanation of hazardous area classification by zone, including the concept of a zone of negligible extent (NE)
  • Importance of ventilation in area classification and the concept of Vz based methods
  • Overview of hazardous area classification standards and codes
  • Guidance on selecting equipment for use in classified areas
  • Examination of national and international standards and guidance commonly used in area classification, including practical examples

How Long Will The Course Take?

There are half-day and one-day course options. 


Delegates are awarded the Ligtas Certificate in DSEAR for Engineers. 

Who Is The DSEAR For Engineers Course For?

The Ligtas  DSEAR for Engineers short course is for those who require a detailed understanding of the process of hazardous area classification, including process safety engineers, electrical engineers and health and safety practitioners.

DSEAR For Engineers Learning Outcomes and Benefits

Learning Outcomes

Completion of the DSEAR For Engineers Course will allow learners to understand the following:

  • Understand how the regulations apply in relation to hazardous area classification
  • Know what standards are available for area classification​
  • Understand which area classification standards are most applicable to them and understand which are applicable to their business
  • Be able to perform a straightforward area classification study​
  • Be able to act as an intelligent customer when commissioning hazardous area classification

Benefits To The Organisation

According to the Health and Safety Executive, workplace injuries and ill-health cost UK businesses around £18.8bn in 2019/20.

To go home safely at the end of the working day is a right, not a privilege.

As members of your team successfully complete the course, they will become an invaluable resource to you. The knowledge and skills gained will have a tangible impact on the work environment, effectively enhancing occupational health and safety.

They will play a pivotal role in ensuring your adherence to legal requirements and industry best practices, mitigating the substantial financial ramifications of accidents and health-related issues.

It can help to:

  • Boost employee wellbeing
  • Minimise workplace injuries and illness
  • Demonstrate your commitment to health and safety, which can help win business
  • Strengthen your health and safety culture
  • Ensure your organisation has valuable in-house health and safety expertise

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Immerse yourself in an interactive, face-to-face learning experience. The classroom option provides the perfect opportunity to engage directly with expert instructors, participate in group discussions, and benefit from hands-on practical exercises. Ideal for those who value real-time feedback and a structured learning environment. 

Introducing Tailored In-Company Courses

If your organisation requires health and safety training for a number of delegates, in-company training may be the perfect solution.

In addition to this course, we offer the ability to tailor them precisely to your specific requirements, notably, the integration of your health and safety documents, prevailing initiatives, policies, and procedures. In doing so, we ensure that the training remains not only relevant but also aligned with your company’s ethos.

We can also use relevant examples and case studies from your organisation or sector, and our tailored course materials can also be branded with your company logo etc.

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Important Information For Learners

Once an online course has been accessed, it is important to note that there can be no deferrals or cancellations.

Please inform us of any access needs or reasonable adjustments which may be required during training/assessment.

If a learner wishes to complain about their course, details of the Ligtas complaints procedure can be found here.

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