A 5 day training course for all operatives and supervisors who require skills in identification, cutting, laying and jointing of water mains for self-lay organisations, water network asset owners and WIRS registered companies.
Note: Delegates must have their EUSR Water SHEA and National Water Hygiene card prior to completion of the qualification.
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What you will learn
A review of relevant current technical information is followed by practical demonstrations, exercises and assessments (if required) in:
- The identification of pipes and fittings.
- How to prepare the pipe bed.
- Pipe cutting and jointing methods used for ductile iron and PE.
- Laying and jointing ductile iron and PE pipes.
- Butt and electrofusion jointing methods.
- Mechanical jointing methods.
- The use of thrust blocks.
- Protective coatings and cathodic protection.
- Hygienic working practices including company specific SSOW (if required).
- Carry alterations to existing mains by the insertion of Sluice Valves, Hydrants and tees.