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Gas Technology - Responsible Person (Gas) - Ministry of Defence (MOD) training course

Course code: MOD1

N.B. This course is for in-Centre training - Click here for a Blended learning course

Course overview

A 5 day training course has been developed to support personnel involved with the management of MOD gas networks.

Gas Technology - Responsible Person (Gas) - Ministry of Defence (MOD)

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • Raised awareness of the hazards and risks associated with MOD Gas Network Operations.
  • Development of the skills and competencies required for the safe management of MOD gas networks.
  • Understanding of the design, operating principles, and interrelationship of network components.
  • Knowledge of the procedures to be applied when managing gas network operations.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Development of employees who can demonstrate an ability to contribute to the Management and safe execution of Gas Network Operations.

What you will learn

  • UK Gas Legislation, Standards, Codes and Procedures. The development and application of the MOD Exemplar Gas Network Safety Case.
  • Gas Properties - Relative Density, Calorific Value, Wobbe Number, Limits of Flammability.
  • The application of network analysis to evaluate the ability of existing MOD networks to comply with the requirements of the Gas Safety (Management) Regulations.
  • Design procedures for replacement and maintenance of network components.
  • Properties of materials utilised in network construction PE 80, PE 100 and Steel, Network Construction, Jointing and Under Pressure Connections. Connections of Mains and Services.
  • Testing for Soundness, Purging and Commissioning. Application of SCO procedures to construction activities.
  • Pressure Control, Pressure Management, Leakage Control, Condition Monitoring and Network Maintenance.
  • Gas Meters, Domestic, Industrial and Commercial Installations.
  • Liquified Petroleum Gas – LPG Storage, Installations, Hazards.
  • MOD Gas Safety Management Plans and Emergency Procedures.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • Certificate from Develop Training Ltd.

How is this training delivered?

  • The theoretical aspects of the course are delivered in-classroom, with practical appreciation carried out in workshop.
  • Course assessment is provided through completion of open book assignments based on workplace scenarios.

Course dates

Course code
5 day course
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