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Gas Network Design Foundation training course

Course code: GIRS1

Course overview

A 5 day accredited training course for persons who design specifications for gas distribution networks involving low pressure mains and services, this course will enable learners to begin to design and administer the laying of gas services and extensions to existing low pressure distribution mains networks within the framework for the liberalised gas market. A basic knowledge and understanding of the gas industry would be advantageous but not essential.

Gas Network Design Foundation

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • A greater understanding of the regulations and procedures for design of gas distribution systems.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • A demonstration of the learners understanding of the key principles of gas distribution system design.

What you will learn

  • The legal framework: Gas Safety Management Regulations 1996; Pipeline Safety Regulations.
  • Design of gas service (IGE/TD/4): Sizing; Method of installation; Entry into buildings; Valves; Pressure testing; Commissioning.
  • Design of gas mains (IGE/TD/3 and IGE/GL/7): Demand; Pressure; Velocity; Routing; Materials; Network analysis; Safety assessment.
  • Construction planning.
  • Connections, testing, purging, commissioning.
  • Preparation of a safety case for the HSE (IGE/GL/7)

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • Develop Training certificate.

How is this training delivered?

  • This is a classroom based course.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Learners 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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21/03/2022Mon 21 Mar 2022Fri 25 Mar 2022 Manchester £1260.00£1512.00 5

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