Training & Education

The Southern Gas Association (SGA) has a 100+ year history of providing high quality training programs to the Natural Gas Industry. We work with our member companies to develop programs that focus on providing high level industry centered information and training content. We offer a variety of training topics in the following categories.


To review a current schedule of workshops, please visit our Event Calendar


Professional Development Hours

Most SGA training and education programs qualify for Professional Development Hours (PDH) which can be used to meet your continuing education requirements. More information: SGA PDH Information.

Industry Awareness

Online courses and instructor led workshops designed to provide basic natural gas industry information to all employees.

Workforce Readiness

SGA offers courses designed to focus on particular functions withing natural gas companies. These include subjects in accounting, finance, and sales. Along with the workshops, SGA Network has an online library of career development topics presented by thought leaders and industry participants.

Personal Effectiveness

Web-based video and audio library of career development topics. As with Leadership Development several new topics are added each year.

Technical Development

Online, instructor led workshops, self study courses, broadcasts, and web conferences focused on developing technical skills plus an online library of technical and safety shorts and best practices.

Leadership Development

On-site and online courses and workshops presented by leadership experts plus an online library of short-form audio and video presentations. Each year, several new topics are offered and added to the virtual library using both video and web conferencing.
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Current Leadership Development workshops available to bring in-house:


Delivery Methods
We have been working to diversify the delivery methods offered to learners in order to meet the needs of the changing workforce. We have a variety of ways for students to receive the information provided in our content.



Workshops covering a wide range of topics including leadership, technical, and industry awareness. Delivered at SGA conferences or can be brought in-house.

Streaming Video, Web Conferences, and Satellite Broadcasts

Used to deliver presentations by thought leaders in the leadership, professional development, and workforce development areas.

Workbook/Video Training

Used to provide self study training for technical topics primarily for the distribution and transmission organizations.

Web Based Training

Online self-paced courses that cover a variety of topics including industry awareness, technical, and leadership.