All gas industry personnel involved in operational works on the Gas Networks and certain types of Meter Installations including, but not strictly limited to, individuals who are or will become:
* Named Authorising Engineers or
* Named Competent Persons
* Named Competent Persons for either Permits to Work, Forms of Authority and, where appropriate, Routine Operations
- On completion of the course, individuals should be able to:
- State the purpose, process and main features of the revised SCO procedures
- Identify the context and scope of SCO
- State the types of safe systems within the risk hierarchy and risk-based approach to SCO
- Identify the roles and responsibilities of specific individuals within SCO and the importance of communication
- State the SCO procedures for deviations and emergency situations
- Identify the requirements for records management, performance review and monitoring, audit and review
- Identify SCO competency requirements
- Identify SCO EUSR registration requirements
- State the purpose of a Permit to Work and when this type of control should be used
- Identify the purpose and the requirements of a risk assessment including those factors to be considered when undertaking a risk assessment
- Identify, analyse and apply the key information requirements of a PtW
- State the relevant process, roles and responsibilities for personnel involved in the planning and execution of a PtW
- State the relevant process, roles and responsibilities for personnel involved in the management of a PtW
- State the purpose of a Form of Authority and when this type of control should be used
- Identify and analyse the key information requirements of an FoA
- State the relevant process, roles and responsibilities for personnel involved in the preperation and management of an FoA
- Identify specific FoA requirements for communication, handover, records management, attendance on site, conflict checking and dealing with deviations and emergencies
- All individuals must possess the appropriate skills to perform their role. This includes suitable reading and writing abilities.
Candidates must inform us prior to attending, if they are 'Named Authorising Engineers' or 'Named Competent Persons'.
- Theory based training, multiple choice assessment and audit a Permit to Work.
Authorising Engineers will also need to write a Permit to Work. Audit an FoA exercise.
Candidates will receive an EUSR card valid for 5 years.