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Safe Control of Operations 5 Routine Operations (AE/CP)

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1 day


All gas industry personnel involved in operational works on the Gas Networks and certain types of meter installations including, but not strictly limited to those who are, or will become:  Named Authorising Engineers or  Named Competent Persons for Routine Operations.


To ensure nominated individuals satisfy Gas Network/EU Skills national standards applicable to Authorising Engineers or Competent Persons for Routine Operations


On completion of the course candidates will be able to:

  • State the roles and responsibilities outlined in SCO 5
  • State the legislation and drivers for Routine Operations
  • Describe the deviation and communication process
  • Demonstrate application of Routine Operations


Gas Network/EU Skills National Training / Assessment Programme.


Trainer led theory, case studies and written assessments


To be technically competent persons nominated by their Reviewing Manager. For Authorising Engineers to be a person, having the ability, appropriate training, knowledge and experience to authorise work to be undertaken in a safe and proper manner. For Competent Persons, having the ability, appropriate training, knowledge and experience to supervise and or carry out work on site in a safe and proper manner. Candidates must posses the appropriate skills to carry out their role, this includes suitable reading & writing skills.

“We’ve seen tangible business benefits from the training delivered by Utilise. We found Utilise to be a very professional and flexible organisation and more courses are planned for the future.”

Robin Bradshaw, Technical Operations Director, Lowri Beck

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