Training course

ABTA's Gas Safety Management Training – London

    21 January 2020
    Time: 09:30 - 16:30
  • Venue:
    Leonardo Royal London Tower Bridge
  • Location:
    45 Prescot St, London, E1 8GP
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This practical one-day training course will provide essential insights and learnings in fuel supply, heating and hot water systems that will allow you to identify potential risks and improve your understanding of fuel and energy safety good practice in holiday resorts and accommodation. Get practical examples to help you improve your own fuel and energy management processes and procedures.

About the event

The safe management of fuel supply, heating and hot water in holiday accommodation is a an essential part of a suppliers safety management programme.  However varied and in some cases a lack regulation or consideration in  countries can make this a complex safety mater for travel providers to monitor. This course has been designed to raise awareness of safe  fuel and energy management as well as the challenges and considerations faced by those responsible for health and safety – both remotely and locally.  

This practical training day will provide essential insights and learnings in fuel and energy safety management that will allow you to identify potential risks, improve your understanding of safety best practice, and provide you with the practical examples to help you improve your own safety management policies. 

The course will cover the key areas of fuel and energy safety management for resorts and accommodation including carbon monoxide awareness, carbon monoxide detection, flueing and ventilation, the supply and storage of LPG, emergency procedures for dealing with reports of gas leaks or fumes, and holiday accommodation management responsibilities.
The day will be led by licensed gas technician, Chris Jones AIGEM, who works closely with tour operators managing fuel safety issues and risk assessing gas installations in holiday accommodation worldwide



  • Understanding management responsibilities for holiday accommodation
  • Fuel safety and combustion 
  • Carbon monoxide awareness
  • Carbon monoxide detection 
  • Flueing and ventilation
  • LPG supply and storage
  • Emergency procedures and understanding what to do in the event of a gas safety incident

Benefits of attending

  • Improve your understanding of fuel and energy safety and learn how to identify risks in travel resorts and accommodation
  • Hear practical and implementable guidance and put your questions to an expert gas technician
  • Improve your understanding in key areas of fuel and energy safety such as carbon monoxide awareness and detection
  • Learn how to keep your customers safe through practical processes and procedures

Who should attend?

This one-day training course has been designed specifically for those involved in health and safety management in travel and tourism accommodation, including ABTA Members and the wider travel industry:

  • Health and safety teams
  • Operations teams 
  • Overseas representatives
  • Destination managers 
  • Surveyors
  • Maintenance operatives
  • Gas admin staff 

About the trainer

Chris Jones

Chris Jones AIGEM, Technical Safety Manager, CORGI Technical Services

Chris has worked in the gas industry for over 35 years and started his career as a service engineer with British Gas East Midlands. After joining CORGI in 1992 as a field inspector he soon progressed to the role of technical safety manager with a client base operating both in the UK and worldwide. Chris carries out contract management support for local authorities, housing associations and associated gas contractors. This includes management of third party auditing, gas management policies and procedures and the delivery of gas safety seminars. He is a qualified Carbon Monoxide Incident Investigator and manages carbon monoxide reported incidents throughout the UK on behalf of clients including gas suppliers, the HSE and police forces. This includes managing and participating in the investigation of fatal and non-fatal carbon monoxide incidents caused by gas appliances and faulty workmanship. Chris also works closely with tour operators, managing fuel safety issues and risk assessing gas installations in holiday accommodation worldwide – a role he is both passionate about and has a wealth of experience in. 

Event prices

ABTA Member/ABTA Partner* rate – £295 plus VAT 
Non-Member rate – £395 plus VAT


Book three places and get 50% off the third place.
(This discount will be automatically applied when you book online.)

If you are looking to book for a larger group please contact for a bespoke discount.

Please note discounts cannot be combined.

Other information

Non-Members are welcome to attend. For information about becoming a Member click here.

View our booking terms and conditions here.

Make payment by credit or debit card. UK VAT will be applied. ABTA Members can also request an invoice.

*To qualify for the ABTA Member/Partner discount you must have a current ABTA Member/Partner number or your application must be in progress when the event takes place


Event sponsorship

With over forty years providing expertise and building trust, CORGI Technical Services has been operating from the centre of the gas industry.
Our considerable knowledge and highly experienced team of experts make us ideally placed to deliver a total gas safety solution package for our clients.
CORGI also works in partnership with travel companies, tour operators and other organisations internationally, providing gas safety solutions, educating staff and bringing good practice to many countries. 

For details on how to promote your company at this event, contact Matt Turton on 020 3693 0194 or 
To view our commercial opportunities brochure click here.

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