How to Conduct Skill Performance Evaluations Workshop
This workshop is offered based on collective interest from multiple members or can be brought in-house for your organization.
if you are interested in bringing this workshop to your location. This does not enroll you in the workshop, but does allow SGA to gauge member interest and plan accordingly.
About this Workshop
This one-day workshop allows participants to discover the principles of effective evaluation through analysis of seven typical scenarios that cover the assessment of technical tasks. These scenarios are:
Shut Down Main Unit
Inspect Exposed Pipe
Perform Flame-Ionization Procedure
Test Meter Station Regulators
Locate And Mark Pipe
Start/Load/Stop Compressor Units
Test Relief Valves
After completing the workshop, participants will be able to:
Prepare for and perform an evaluation
Observe the performance of technical tasks consistently and objectively
Appropriately use questions to aid in evaluation of competence
Recognize and avoid barriers to effective observation and evaluation
Evaluate acceptable task competence
Document an evaluation
This workshop includes little instructor presentation; rather, the instructor facilitates the process by which participants analyze and discuss the scenarios, and eventually to understand the process of evaluating technical tasks. In their discussions, participants will discover what to look for in the performance of an employee or contractor, observation skills and fairness in observation, effective questioning techniques, and how to avoid the common barriers to effective evaluation.
This workshop is offered in a one day format. The workshop focus is on real life case studies requiring participants to identify appropriate evaluation behavior, and make decisions on how to proceed. The workshop facilitator will take participants through the evaluation process, with an emphasis on fairness and consistency, and provides guidelines for handling a variety of situations that are likely to occur on the job.
Who Should Attend
Evaluate and sign off skill performance of others for: operator qualification; skill base pay; promotions; skill attainment.
Coach/mentor others skill performance.
About Our Instructors
SGA has two qualified instructors. Both instructor have over thirty years experience in the natural gas industry and are well versed in subjects such as operator qualification and other industry regulations.
Bring this Training to Your Location
SGA offers this workshop on-site at your company's location. The cost is $3,500 plus instructor travel expenses. This includes instructor fees and all course materials. There is a 20% discount for the second workshop offered on subsequent days.
Or host an open enrollment workshop! SGA can help promote to others outside your company to share costs.
Recommended class size is 12 – 20 participants.
Discounts are available for multiple classes.
The Facilitator Guide and Participant Workbooks for this workshop are copyrighted. If you plan to do your own "in-house" training you will need to order the participant manuals through SGA. Price is as follows:
$25 per set of materials.
$50 for a set of materials for the Facilitator Guide. Facilitator Guides only shipped to those who have completed the SGA Train the Trainer workshop.
This includes the 3 ring binder; scenarios; and the job aid.
Important! By "in-house" we mean, for your own company. It is not lawful to purchase the SGA materials for the purpose of conducting this training for profit to others outside your company.
For More Information
To Schedule a Workshop:
Southern Gas Association 3030 LBJ Freeway Suite 1300 Dallas, TX 75234 Phone: 972-620-8505 Fax: 972-620-1613 Email:
Hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CST
Southern Gas Association has been a cornerstone of the natural gas industry for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, SGA set out to concern itself with technical and sales issues, and to devise by common efforts, solutions to common problems within the natural gas industry.