What is the EUSR SHEA Gas Training Course
The Safety Health and Environment Awareness (SHEA) Gas scheme is designed for individuals who require access to operational sites within the gas industry, both permanent and temporary, at all levels including operatives, supervisors, and management.
The SHEA Gas scheme comprises of nine modules. Six modules are ‘core’ modules and are relevant for all utility industries and support workplace practice in relation to health, safety and environmental law. Three modules provide the gas industry specific content. It is designed to provide evidence that an individual has demonstrated an appropriate level of knowledge, understanding and behavioural awareness. Individuals must complete all nine modules and pass the SHEA Gas assessment to gain EUSR SHEA Gas registration. It is an Energy & Utility Skills Passport scheme and does not indicate any level of technical competence or skilled expertise.
The course is delivered over one day.
The course comprises nine modules, these are: -
- Module 1: Understanding our workplace responsibilities
- Module 2: Understanding the effects of our work on the environment
- Module 3: Identifying and controlling risks
- Module 4: Common hazards in the workplace
- Module 5: Highway working and excavations
- Module 6: Pressure regulating installations
- Module 7: Safety in premises
- Module 8: Occupational health hazards
- Module 9: Responding to emergencies
Each module is assessed through a multiple-choice test, set by EU Skills and marked by the Trainer during the day of the programme.
In order to effectively progress and complete the programme, individuals will be required to have knowledge and understanding relevant to all assessment criteria within each module
Qualifications & certification
Successful delegates will receive the formal SHEA Gas Passport Card.