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SCO 1 & 2 - Authorising Engineers & Competent Persons (NROs Supervisory Level)


This course provides knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

* The roles and responsibilities outlines in the procedure.
* When various permit types are used.
* The requirements for maintaining records.
* The process for transferring individuals between companies.
* The deviation and communication process.
* The inspection, monitoring and audit requirements.
* Application of permits to work and forms of authority.


1 day.

Max Number


Suitable For

All gas industry personnel involved in operational works on the Gas Networks and certain types of Meter Installations including, but not strictly limited to, persons who are or will become:

* Named Authorising Engineers or Named Competent Persons for Non Routine Operations, normally those in a supervisory capacity.


  • The Safe Control of Operations (SCO) Process and Procedure provides for such a safe system of work on routine and non-routine operations on gas Networks and requires individuals to be registered under SCO.


* To be technically competent persons and nominated by their Reviewing Manager.
* For Authorising Engineers to be a person, having the ability, appropriate training, knowledge and experience, to authorise work to be undertaken in a safe and proper manner.
* For Competent Person, having the ability, appropriate training, knowledge and experience to supervise and/or carry out work on site in a safe and proper manner.
* All candidates must possess the appropriate skills to perform their role; this includes suitable reading and writing abilities.

Teaching Methods

  • Teaching methods include:

  • Theoretical training and assessment.

Accreditation Options

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Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will receive an EUSR card.

Course Dates

There are currently no dates set for this course, for more information please contact us or call our friendly sales team on 0330 0948 424

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