SHEA Gas Passport Training Course

The SHEA Gas Passport which is also known as the Energy and Utility Skills, Utility Safety, Health and Environmental Awareness (Gas) Scheme has been developed with the gas industry to provide a consistent approach to training in line with the guidelines from the Health and Safety Executive.

We provide training for groups of people across the UK through a network of approved trainers. If you would like more information see the website

Who is the SHEA Gas Passport training course intended for?

It is designed for people involved in operations on gas industry sites, both long term and temporary and has been developed for operatives, supervisors and management.

What is covered by the Utility SHEA Gas Course?
The course comprises eleven modules, the first eight of which are common across the utilities sector. The remaining three modules are specific to the gas industry and cover working on the gas network and above ground gas installations.

How long is the Utility SHEA Gas Training Course?
The duration of the course is one day.

Only In-House Courses are available at present.
At present we provide course for groups of people and it is usually more suitable to arrange an ?in-house? course delivered at your own premises.

Course Content on the SHEA Gas Passport

1: Understanding our workplace responsibilities

2: Understanding the effects of our work on the environment

3: Identifying and controlling risks

4: Common hazards in the workplace

5: Occupational health hazards

6: Responding to emergencies

7: Highway working and excavations

8: Pressure regulating installations

9: Safety in Premises


Examination and Assessment
A multiple choice examination paper is taken. The pass mark for each section is 4 out of 5.

The delegate who successfully completes the course will receive a ?Cover Note? that is valid for 45 days, the official EUSR Gas Safety Passport can take 5 weeks for delivery.

Awarding and Examination Body
The sector skills body for the UK gas industry – Energy and Utility Skills.

Important Information
All delegates who attend the course need to bring a form of photo identification, this can include a Passport or Driving Licence.






Page updated December 2021.