Gareth Bourhill 

Proprietor Gareth Bourhill Consulting



  • SJIB Electrical Installation Apprenticeship
  • Scotvec HNC Electrical and Electronic engineering
  • City And Guilds 236 part C certificate in electrical installation work
  • City And Guilds 236 part 2 certificate in electrical installation work
  • City And Guilds 236 part 1 certificate in electrical installation work
  • SJIB Registered Technician Electrician
  • CompEx Modules Ex01,02,03,04,05,06,07,08
  • Hold a A1 Assessors Award
  • Hold a current UKPIA safety passport
  • City and Guilds certificate 2391 for electrical test and inspection
  • City and Guilds certificate 2382-10 for electrical Regulations
  • IOSH – Managing Safely
  • First Aid at Work Certificate
  • Registered CompEx Trainer/Assessor (Certificate No 85)
  • Graduate member of the City And Guilds Institution 
  • Member of the Energy Institute
  • Registered with the Engineering Council as an Incorporated Engineer
  • Member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology 
  • Professional Registration Assessor with the Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • Fellow of the APEA
  • Training Committee Member of the APEA
  • Technical Committee Member of the APEA

Employment History:

  • August 2011 – Present Self Employed Electrical Engineer
  • March 2007 – August 2011 Forth Valley College - Falkirk
    Position: Principal Training Consultant (Electrical Safety)
  • Nov`93-March 2007 DRB Electrics Ltd /DH Morris Group - Glasgow
    Position: Maintenance Division Manager
  • Nov`92-Nov`93 Landis &Gyr Building Control Bourne End
    Position: Field service Engineer
  • Oct`90-Oct 92 Environmental Automatics Ltd - Glasgow
    Position: Installation supervisor/commissioning engineer
  • Aug`81-Oct`90 Hudson electrical - Glasgow
    Position: Apprentice Electrician thru to site supervisor

Gareth Bourhill Consulting

Electrical consultancy advice to numerous petroleum companies and contractors and Petroleum enforcement authorities both in the UK and Internationally. Delivering electrical safety training and assessment for the CompEx Scheme in the UK and internationally. Independent Ex inspection work, on site investigations and in general providing technical advice to contractors and end users.


I am on the technical and training committee of the APEA and a member of the electrical sub group responsible for the revision and publication of the Associations Guidance on Design Construction Modification, Maintenance and Decommissioning of Filling Stations” known as the Blue Book.

I was a member of the electrical working group that developed and published APEA/EI guidance Hydrogen fuel on petrol filling stations.


  • 2004 – BP Long term Safety Partner
  • 2006 – BP “Most Pro-Active” Individual Award
  • 2007 – BP “Life time Achievement” Award

February 2018

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