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A-Z of ground gas training course Edinburgh 2023

Join us in Edinburgh this June, to find out everything you want to know about ground gas - from a to z - with our GGS Scotland and PAGeo experts.


What is this course about?

Developed in collaboration with PAGeo, the 'A-Z of ground gas' aims to provide a foundational understanding of a range to key topics central to world of ground gas.

Classroom demonstration of ground gas membrane installation.
Neil Salvidge demonstrating ground gas membrane installation.

This covers best practice in ground gas:

  • investigation

  • monitoring

  • risk assessment

  • solutions design

  • protection

  • verification

The course presents ground gas information from industry experts drawing on the latest innovative techniques and guidance. We combine this with case studies, discussions and practical demonstrations to create an engaging couple of days focusing on all things ground gas. Jointly, we have been delivering successful courses for 12 years.


Who is this course for?

It is suitable for consultants, engineers, architects, engineers, regulators and developers. Essentially anyone who wants to better understand how ground gas risks can be better managed and better protection measures designed.

We designed the course to be accessible for a range of experience, from those new to the world of ground gas to experienced professionals looking for a refresher. There is time throughout the course to ask our experts questions - from the basic to the advanced.

Matt Askin (Associate Director, GGS Scotland) at the Glasgow 'A-Z of ground gas' in 2022.

What will I learn?

On this course, you will learn about the key topics set out below.

GGS Scotland colleague at a continuous monitoring site with headworks.
Ground gas monitoring in progress

1) Ground gas hazards, monitoring and risk assessment

  • an introduction to hazardous ground gases

  • gas monitoring technology and application

  • risk assessment methodology overviews (focused on continuous monitoring)

  • radon

Classroom of delegates discussing ground gas membranes.
Discussing ground gas membranes.

2) Design, installation and verification

  • principles and practices of gas protection

  • gas membrane installation

  • verification of protection systems

  • case studies workshop

Photograph of GGS Scotland colleague standing in from on branded stall.
Example of a ground gas monitoring technique in action

When and where?

This course is taking place on the 13th and 14th of June 2023 in Edinburgh.

CPD certificates

We provide CPD certificates to everyone who attends the course.


How do I book my place?

You can book your place either on-line here, or by downloading the enquiry form here and sending a completed version to Katie Bennet (contact at PAGeo).

We really hope to see you there!


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