This is a 1 day EUSR Safety Health and Environment Awareness (SHEA) Gas Safety Passport Course.
The Utility Safety Health and Environment Awareness (SHEA) portfolio of schemes has been developed in conjunction with industry to provide a uniform approach to health, safety and environmental awareness training across the utilities sector, in line with Health and Safety Executive guidelines.
The gas scheme is designed for all persons involved in the operational activities of the gas industry who require access to sites, both permanent and temporary, including all levels of operatives, supervisors and management.
The Utility SHEA (Gas) scheme comprises of twelve modules:
The eight core modules are common to all utility industries. They form the basis of health, safety and environmental law and practices. There are four modules that are specific to the gas industry which cover working on the network and pressure regulating installation, and in domestic and commercial premises. All trainees will complete the core modules and depending on their job role will complete either or both the upstream and downstream modules. It is designed to provide on-site evidence that an individual has demonstrated an appropriate level of knowledge and awareness. It is a passport scheme and does not indicate any level of technical competence or skilled expertise.
How do I get an EUSR Card?
Registration is based on the successful completion of training and an assessment. Following training the EUSR approved trainer will apply to register the trainee. EUSR cards are issued within 28 days of receipt of the necessary completed paperwork and payment. Operatives are issued with a cover note following training to confirm completion of the training and assessment while they wait for their card to be issued.
Registration and card costs is £30 + VAT
Training is delivered through a network of trainers who have been trained and approved by EUSR. All trainers deliver the same course content and testing.
The Utility SHEA (Gas) scheme is affiliated with the CSCS to allow gas industry workers access to construction sites for purposes of utilities work without the need to complete a separate CSCS card.
A good level of written and spoken English is required to successfully complete this course. If you have any concerns regarding this please contact our office and we discuss available options (e.g. hiring a translator at an additional cost).
How is the course delivered / assessed:
This course comprises of a trainer lead presentation and assessment. Trainees will be called upon to share their experiences and thoughts throughout, to build on the course material.
What is awarded after completion of the course?:
Once the course has been completed candidates will receive a EUSR SHEA Gas Passport.
When does the qualification expire?:
The EUSR Utility SHEA Gas Passport is valid for 5 years from the date of training. After which the course will require renewal by anyone still working within the industry.
If you have any questions please contact us for more information.