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Leakage Detection - Acoustic training course

Course code: WN10  |  View training area

A 2 day training course incorporating City and Guilds assessment and accreditation to provide skills required to detect underground leaks using acoustic leak detection techniques.

Please see below for our full training overview for the Leakage Detection Acoustic course.

Benefits of attending for the delegate

  • A greater understanding of the disinfection and testing of water mains.
  • Improved communication with colleagues as a result of improved confidence in the subject.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Competent employees, better able to locate leaks.
  • Better documentation of outcomes.

What you will learn

  • The basic principles of acoustic leak detectors.
  • The operation and use of acoustic leak detection equipment.
  • Sounding for leaks using a stethoscope.
  • Recording the position of a leak on a distribution plan.
  • Safe working conditions and requirements relating to handling of tools and equipment.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • This course incorporates assessment and certification under the City and Guilds Frontline Skills Framework Utilities 5831 scheme unit 264 Leakage Detection – Acoustic.

How is this training delivered?

  • Theory is delivered in the classroom but there is an emphasis on hands on practical training.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Delegates should bring safety boots/glasses, overalls and waterproof clothing.
  • 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.

Course dates

Course code
2 day training course
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