CompEx News

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update

Jul 01, 2020

Please see the CompEx Certification Body's updated position relating to the challenges brought about by the Coronavirus (Covid-19) health concern.

Working & Learning Safely

Jun 16, 2020

Wellbeing is our number one priority and we've brought in additional health and safety measures to keep our staff, learners and visitors as comfortable as possible.


Jun 09, 2020

Phil Gooderham, an E&I Training Consultant and CompEx Training Programme Manager at TTE Training Limited, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire sadly passed away on May 28th 2020.

CompEx celebrates 25 years at the Palace of Westminster

Oct 11, 2019

On Wednesday 9th October, CompEx, part of the JTL Group and the recognised global scheme for the protection of oil, gas and chemical workers, held a reception at the Palace of Westminster to celebrate 25 years of keeping people safe in the industry.


Nov 23, 2018

2018 Winners: APEA Milestone Award CompEx / JT Limited - CompEx 25 Years of Improving Safety in Explosive Athospheres

Canary HLE becomes Canada's First CompEx Centre

Nov 17, 2018

CompEx presents at the 6th Global Power Trade Union Congress

Oct 12, 2018

CompEx’s External Quality Assurance Manager, John Harris attended the 6th Global Power Trade Union Congress which he addressed with a presentation on CompEx and workers safety in Hazardous Areas.

Safe working in hazardous areas in China

Sep 11, 2018

Pioneer/ATTS are working in partnership to enhance the core competency of Electro-technical technicians working in hazardous areas across China.

Anniversary celebrations raise awareness of CompEx and how it came into being

Jul 05, 2018

Over the last few months, CompEx has been celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the launch of the CompEx Scheme with a number of events up and down the country, sharing as it does the 30th anniversary of the Piper Alpha Disaster in the North Sea.

CompEx 25th Anniversary celebrations

May 25, 2018

The CompEx scheme is celebrating its 25th anniversary during 2018 and celebrating the huge impact it has had on improved safety in the workplace during that time.

Forth Valley College CompEx Centre has launched the Ex11 CompEx module in Falkirk

May 08, 2018

A number of Mechanical Technicians, Team Leaders and Engineers from Ineos Grangemouth were delighted to participate in the pilot of CompEx Ex11 – Mechanical Integrity Course at Forth Valley College on 23rd – 25th April 2018

CompEx - Internationally Accredited Competency Scheme

May 08, 2018

Read the latest CompEx Advert (Page 4) and Editorial (Page 64) in the 75th Anniversary Issue of EIC Energy Focus

College delivers first CompEx Gas & Vapour assessment

Mar 13, 2018

C&P Engineering Services Ltd/Gower College near Swansea, has been successfully licensed to deliver the CompEx Ex01-04/Ex01-04 Refresher modules following a successful Centre Licensing visit by JT Limited.

Do you want a CompEx Identity Card?

Feb 12, 2018

Visit the ID Cards Page on our website to send an enquiry to the CompEx Centre where you were certificated

CompEx Foundation Plus Module

Feb 09, 2018

A new module for the CompEx Scheme has been launched by JT Limited, part of the JTL Group, in response to feedback from the industry. Shaun Ward, Electrical Maintenance Engineer with Saint Gobain Group is seen here at Roxby's CompEx Centre.

ExVeritas / MMH Academy - Malta

Oct 13, 2017

The CompEx Certification Body, JT Limited is proud to announce it's 60th Licensed Centre at the MMH Academy in Malta.

Iain Dove - CompEx Gas & Vapour 60,000 candidate

Aug 31, 2017

Forth Valley College’s state-of-the-art CompEx Training Centre in Falkirk hosted a special presentation recently to the 60,000 candidate who has passed one of the highly regarded CompEx qualifications.

SPE Offshore Europe 5th -8th September 2017

Jul 28, 2017

The CompEx Certification Body Team will be exhibiting at Stand 5C137 at SPE Offshore Europe in Aberdeen on 5th - 8th September 2017.

Refresher Assessment for Ex01-04 Gas & Vapour Updated

Jun 20, 2017

The CompEx Scheme Committee has endorsed the updating of the CompEx Ex01-04 Gas & Vapour Refresher from 6th June 2017 after trialling a pilot at a number of centres during 2017. All CompEx Centres now utilise the new assessment format.

CompEx Best Practice Conference - April 2017

Apr 21, 2017

The Annual CompEx Best Practice Conference 2017 took place on April 19th & 20th, attended by over 90 delegates from across the CompEx world and from JT Limited, the CompEx Certification Body.

Six Centres Now Licensed to Deliver Ex14 Responsible Person Module

Apr 17, 2017

Equipment Asset Registers, Site Inspection and Defect Management is an integral part of the Responsible Person's duties, CompEx Ex14 provides guidance to understand and manage these key responsibilities.

EEMUA Publication 186 - A Practitioner's Handbook for potentially explosive atmospheres

Apr 10, 2017

A practical interpretation how to apply the IEC 60079 Parts 14 & 17 Standards in the workplace

e-Assessment Award

Mar 15, 2017

JT Limited the CompEx Certification Body has been shortlisted by the e-Assessment Association in the Export category.

Ex14 Responsible Persons Course now available at 4 CompEx Centres

Feb 03, 2017

ExVeritas, Intertek, Forth Valley and Endress+Hauser Centres are now licensed to deliver Ex14 Responsible Persons Course and we have another three centres progressing their application with us.

First Female CompEx Certificate at Qatar Shell

Nov 13, 2016

Lolwa Al-Sayegh, Power Generation Distribution Engineer, Qatar Shell was presented with the CompEx Certificate by George Morrice, Senior Electrical Engineer also from Qatar Shell.

ATEC Certification Services expand CompEx further

Oct 28, 2016

New centre developments have seen ATEC Certification Services widen their operation into Myanmar, Mumbai, India in partnership with Shivram Training and in Perth, WA in partnership with PMV.

Three new CompEx Centres Licensed

Sep 05, 2016

CompEx news update - July 2016

Jul 01, 2016

NEC Certificate changing to CSNV from 1st August 2016

CompEx news update - May 2016

May 01, 2016

Two CompEx Centres will officially launch the new Ex14 Responsible Person Course on June 6th 2016. ExVeritas Centre in Wrexham and Forth Valley College in Falkirk, Scotland will jointly commence delivering the course setting another milestone in the CompEx portfolio of modules offered to assist in making the workplace a safer place for all.

CompEx news update - April 2016

Apr 01, 2016

The 7th Edition of 'A Practitioners Handbook for potentially explosive atmospheres' is now available from (open over image).

CompEx news update - March 2016

Mar 25, 2016

This month saw the Annual CompEx Best Practice Conference, attended by 93 delegates from across the CompEx world.

The CompEx news articles from 2015, 2014 & 2013

Dec 30, 2015

View the development news of the CompEx Scheme over the last few years here.

Martin Jones - CompEx Operations Manager reviews 2014

Jan 26, 2015

New Centres : Singapore

Nov 25, 2014

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update

Jul 01, 2020

Please see the CompEx Certification Body's updated position relating to the challenges brought about by the Coronavirus (Covid-19) health concern.