Leak Investigation Training

For service & gas technicians, mechanical engineers, pipe fitters, inspectors & supervisors

Unfortunately, the MEA Leak Detection Training scheduled for October 3-4, 2023 in Chicago has been cancelled due to the presenter contracting COVID-19. The event will be rescheduled; information will be posted as soon as possible. At that time, existing registrants may request a refund or transfer their registration to the new dates. Please contact Lauren with any questions.


Rescheduled dates TBA | Chicago, IL at Peoples Gas Training Center

Delivered by David Zak of AEGIS Insurance Services, attendees will gain the knowledge required to understand and perform leak investigation operations. The training will cover all aspects of inside and outside leak emergencies and highlight industry-standard procedures and best practices. Case studies will be used to reinforce procedures as well as give the attendee an understanding of the need to follow company-specific operating practices. The class also includes expanded product-specific discussion from the major leak detection instrument companies, like SENSIT and Heath.

Class size is limited to 25 participants.


DAY 1 
8:00 AM – 12:00 PMClassroom

  • AEGIS Information – What we have learned about incidents over the past 45 years
  • Case Studies
12:00 PM – 12:45 PMLunch
12:45 PM – 4:00 PMClassroom

  • Responding to a Hazardous Condition
  • Case Studies
4:30 PM – 5:30 PMNetworking Happy Hour
8:00 AM – 12:00 PMOutside Leak Field

  • Odor Complaint Investigation & Gas Leak Pinpointing
  • Instrument presentations from SENSIT Technologies & Heath Consultants
12:00 PM – 12:45 PMLunch
12:45 PM – 1:45 PMClassroom

  • Emergency Response
  • Class Evaluations
  • Adjourn

Recommended Hotel

DoubleTree Chicago Midway Airport
6624 Cicero Ave
Chicago, IL 60638


MEA Member Rate | $475 per person
Non-Member Rate | $675 per person

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Highlights from Previous Classes

  • Live scenarios in a simulated leak field
  • Classroom fundamentals including physical properties of natural gas
  • Safety focused
  • Hands-on training conducted by seasoned industry experts
  • Certificate of completion

Industry expert instructors

A low student to instructor ratio of 15:1 offers one-on-one time with skilled leak detection professionals, where topics and scenarios are discussed in depth.

Real world scenarios

Learn how to save lives and better understand policies, procedures, and equipment in a live leak field investigation.

In-person, hands-on learning

Students have the opportunity to participate and receive close attention during highly rated MEA hands-on training.

If you have any questions, please contact Lauren Denney at (651) 289-9600 x110.