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Network Construction Operations Water Level 2 Service Laying training course

Course code: NCO2WS  |  View the training area

Course overview

A 5 day training course for all operatives and supervisors who require skills in service pipe installation including under pressure connections for self-lay organisations, water network asset owners and WIRS registered companies.

N.B. Delegates must have their EUSR Water SHEA and National Water Hygiene card prior to completion of the qualification.

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • Confidence relevant skills, knowledge and understanding required to lay new service pipes using copper and polyethylene.
  • Better communication with colleagues and assessment of risk.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Competent employees.
  • Compliance with industry standards, registration with EUSR.
  • Employers can remotely access digital portfolios to review progression of their delegates at any time.

What you will learn

A review of relevant technical information is followed by practical demonstrations, exercises and assessments (if required) in:

  • The characteristics of service pipe materials.
  • Understanding the repair and modification of service pipes.
  • Jointing of PE pipe by fusion and mechanical means.
  • Jointing of copper pipe.
  • Jointing of dissimilar materials.
  • The installation of copper and PE service pipes.
  • The normal limits of undertakers responsibility relating to service pipes.
  • Identification of ferrules and saddle straps.
  • The use of dual spindle drilling/tapping machines.
  • Electrofusion service connections.
  • The use of self-tapping ferrules, straps.
  • The installation of water meters and proprietary boundary box systems.
  • Current Water hygiene procedures including company specific SSOW (if required).

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • This course incorporates assessment and certification for the Level 2 Diploma in Network Construction Operations (Water) - Service layer jointly awarded by SQA and CABWI.
  • Upon successful achievement of the qualification it is registered with the EUSR database.

How is this training delivered?

  • The course consists of a practical demonstration and assessment of practical skills.
  • Delegates and assessors agree a timetable to complete the collation of evidence, to meet the requirements of the client.
  • Delegates and assessors complete an electronic portfolio of evidence allowing more efficient assessment, verification and storage of supporting evidence. Employers can access an overview of progress at any time.
  • Following the course a number of observed assessments are planned in the workplace to provide the necessary evidence to meet the standards of the qualification. The number will depend upon experience. (Please note that late cancellation of observed assessments may incur further fees to achieve completion).

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Delegates should bring a helmet, high visibility clothing, safety boots and safety glasses, overalls and working gloves.
  • Delegates should bring their EUSR ID if applicable.
  • 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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N.B. Places = Places left

Start DateStart DateEnd DateLocationExc. VATInc. VATPlaces left 
04/03/2019Mon 04 Mar 2019Fri 08 Mar 2019 Derby £1475.00£1770.00 5+
01/04/2019Mon 01 Apr 2019Fri 05 Apr 2019 Derby £1475.00£1770.00 5+
20/05/2019Mon 20 May 2019Fri 24 May 2019 Derby £1475.00£1770.00 5+

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