SHEA Gas Safety Course – Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What is the SHEA Gas Safety Course?
A. The SHEA Gas Safety Course (Safety, Health and Environmental Awareness Course) Gas Training Course is required to gain the SHEA Gas Passport Card. The training scheme which is managed by Energy and Utility Skills is designed to give the basic health, safety and environmental knowledge for work in the gas industry.
Q. What does the SHEA Gas Training Course comprise?
A. It comprises eleven modules, the first eight of which are common right across the utilities sector. The remaining three modules are gas industry specific and cover working on the gas network and above ground installations. Testing takes place after each module and following successful completion of the course a Cover Note is issued which is valid until the SHEA Passport Card is delivered to you about five weeks after the course.
Q. How do I renew my expired SHEA Gas Safety Card?
A. By attendance on the one day SHEA Gas Training Course.
Q. I have completed the course in the past do I need to attend the course again?
A. Yes. Once your card has expired you need to attend the course again. It is periodically updated and contains current information relating to safety, health and environment in the gas industry.
Q. How long does the SHEA Gas Card last for?
A. The card lasts for five years.
Q. Does the card give exemption from the CSCS card?
A. Yes, but only for gas industry projects.
Q. What is the cost of a SHEA Gas Safety Card?
A. The card costs £30. The price of the shea gas training course depends on numbers and location.
Q. I have lost my SHEA Gas Passport Card what should I do?
A. Replacement cards are available from the EUSR website.
Q. Where are the training courses held?
A. Anywhere in the United Kingdom.
Q. I have more questions, who should I contact?
A. Use the Contact Us page on this website.