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Butt Fusion of Polyethylene Pipe training course

Course code: WNCS15  |  View the training area

Course overview

A 1 day training course incorporating City and Guilds assessment and accreditation providing the skills for mains layers to join polyethylene pipe safely using butt fusion techniques.

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • Confidence using Butt Fusion equipment.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Competent employees, better able to complete and document jointing operations.

What you will learn

  • To state the essential elements required to make successful joints using Butt Fusion methods.
  • To demonstrate the ability to join PE pipes together in line with industry standards.
  • To correctly set up Butt Fusion equipment ready for operation.
  • To correctly introduce PE pipe into machines to eliminate joint fault.
  • To demonstrate the ability to use machines provided.
  • To apply a level of quality assurance to completed joints, to ensure suitability to carry water.
  • To carry out the Butt Fusion process in accordance with Health and Safety requirements.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • This course incorporates assessment and certification under the City and Guilds Frontline Skills Framework Utilities 5831 scheme unit 152 PE Pipe Butt Fusion.

How is this training delivered?

  • Theory is delivered in the classroom but there is an emphasis on hands on practical application of skills to joint pipe.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Delegates should bring safety boots and safety glasses, overalls and working gloves.
  • Delegates can bring with them any materials used in their work, copies of risk assessments or management systems so that they can see how their materials fit in to the context of the training.

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Course dates

Course code
1 day course
Price from
£257.00 + certification

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N.B. Places = Places left

Start DateStart DateEnd DateLocationExc. VATInc. VATPlaces left 
19/02/2019Tue 19 Feb 2019Tue 19 Feb 2019 Derby £257.00£308.40 5+
06/03/2019Wed 06 Mar 2019Wed 06 Mar 2019 Lisburn £257.00£308.40 5+
17/04/2019Wed 17 Apr 2019Wed 17 Apr 2019 Lisburn £257.00£308.40 5+
25/06/2019Tue 25 Jun 2019Tue 25 Jun 2019 York £257.00£308.40 5+
10/09/2019Tue 10 Sep 2019Tue 10 Sep 2019 Derby £257.00£308.40 5+

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