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Authorising Engineer (AUENG)

£675 + VAT
2 Days
York,   Slough,   Livingston and On-site.
Course Overview
This course will provide you with the background knowledge required to carry out Authorising Engineer (AE) duties in support of statutory health and safety compliance. Our course can also be used to help you demonstrate the competency requirements of mandatory standards (MOD's JSP 375 Volume 3), guidance documents (Healthcare Technical Memoranda) or company rules.

Please note we have the ability to offer this course on-site at your premises.
Who is This Course For?
This course has been designed for experienced engineering staff responsible for the implementation, administration, monitoring and management of Safe Systems of Work, and who are looking to be appointed as an Authorising Engineer. The course will cover the key roles of an Authorising Engineer such as the appointment of operational staff - who will implement and work with the defined Safe Systems of Work.
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Tue, 30th July 2024 Wed, 31st July 2024 York £ 675
Wed, 28th August 2024 Thu, 29th August 2024 Slough £ 675
Tue, 24th September 2024 Wed, 25th September 2024 Livingston £ 675
Tue, 8th October 2024 Wed, 9th October 2024 Slough £ 675
Tue, 29th October 2024 Wed, 30th October 2024 York £ 675
Tue, 26th November 2024 Wed, 27th November 2024 Slough £ 675
Tue, 17th December 2024 Wed, 18th December 2024 Livingston £ 675
Tue, 21st January 2025 Wed, 22nd January 2025 York £ 675
Tue, 18th February 2025 Wed, 19th February 2025 Slough £ 675
Tue, 15th April 2025 Wed, 16th April 2025 York £ 675
Wed, 7th May 2025 Thu, 8th May 2025 Slough £ 675
Tue, 17th June 2025 Wed, 18th June 2025 Livingston £ 675

Day Morning Afternoon
  • Introduction
  • Statutory Compliance
  • The Role of the Authorising Engineer
  • Management of Safe Systems of Work
  • Authorised Person Selection, Training & Appointment
  • Project Session
  • Auditing & Monitoring in Practice
  • Incident Investigation
  • Project Presentation & Evaluation Preparation
  • Project Presentation
  • Understand the management of Safe Systems of Work
  • Compliance and the role of the Authorising Engineer
  • Authorised person selection, training and appointment
  • Safety documentation - setting and maintaining standards
  • Auditing and monitoring
  • Incident investigation
  • Maintaining competence
  • Completion of log books and associated documentation
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have completed the following or their equivalent and possess:
Experience as an Authorised Person within the relevant sector.
Everything you require for this course is provided
Course Training Team


Gary Cooper MIHEEM Tech IOSH MSOE MIPlantE

Managing Director

Gary is a qualified and multi-skilled mechanical engineer. He has over 30 years experience in military and commercial environments. Gary has an extensive background in safe systems of work, across the whole FM portfolio, and is a practising AE for Mechanical and Confined Spaces for many NHS Trusts and FM companies.

Customer Questions

Q: What is the role of the Authorising Engineer?
A: To act as an independent professional advisor for high risk engineering systems, by offering advice for the management of Safe Systems of Work, technical compliance and individual team skills and abilities.
Q: What is an Authorised Person?
A: An Authorised Person is defined as someone who has been formally authorised in writing to undertake a role.
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